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Kids' Hobbies Websites

Looking for a way to spark your kids' creativity online or indulge their favorite hobbies? From coloring and building robots to science experiments and cooking, this list of great sites will help kids pursue their interests and passions -- and maybe even find new ones.

Browse Kids' Hobbies Websites

AGE
5
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LEARNING
Wonderful site with lots of rainy-day fun!
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URL: http://www.crayola.com/kids/
(2004)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fanciful garden sim with an environmental message.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create quirky projects in fun time-management sim.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Not flashy, but filled with good educational activities.
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URL: http://www.enchantedlearning.com
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Explore arts and crafts with young, animated Martha Stewart.
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URL: http://www.marthaandfriends.com
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simple app lets kids craft their own books to read or share.
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Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Unique physics puzzles require imaginative solutions.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A bounty of fun crafts for kids, but some iffy ads.
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URL: http://www.dltk-kids.com/
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Logic puzzler great for a wide range of ages, skill levels.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cheerful paper toys to print and assemble.
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URL: http://www.thetoymaker.com/
(2004)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Impressive activities for virtual explorers.
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URL: http://www.nps.gov/yell/forkids/index.htm
(2005)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Captivating site on everyday (and advanced) science topics.
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URL: http://www.exploratorium.edu/
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Realistic cheers must be practiced in order to do well.
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Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
DIY site encourages kids to tinker, create, invent, think.
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URL: http://makezine.com/
(2012)

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