Parents' Guide to

FactMonster

By Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 9+

Great resource for teachers and students.

Kids can find just about any information they need on this site. It is great for research and fairly easy to navigate.
age 9+

Love this site!

I saw some complaints about the ads. If you use Chrome and get the extension AdBlock Plus from the Chrome Webstore, you will not see any ads.

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is not shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Data profiles are created and used for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (16 ):

Where else will you find timelines on so many topics, from a history of Crayola crayon colors to a history of the Internet? Browse through the more than 30,000 short biographies or head on over to the Homework Helper section for an educational boost. State nicknames? They're on the fun-to-use FACTMONSTER.COM, as well as information on flags of the world, countries, oceans, and rivers. And, when it's time for recess, you can play some educational math and language games.

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