Educational Websites

Finding educational websites that kids actually enjoy using can be a challenge. Some websites claim to be educational but offer the same, repetitive games you can find anywhere. The sites below are different. We looked for websites that provide a range of educational offerings for kids, while still being entertaining, fun, and of course, age-appropriate. These learning games and educational sites provide great ways for kids to boost their report cards and make screen time count. And for more of the best digital tools, try one of these 25 Apps and Sites for Gifted and Talented Kids.

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Activity Village Website Poster Image
Free learning-activity site only missing contextual info.
URL: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk
(2015)
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Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack Website Poster Image
Personalized help preps kids for preschool success.
URL: http://beyondthebackpack.nickjr.com/
(2015)
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Bedtime Math Website Poster Image
Daily problem can help kids make math a habit.
URL: http://bedtimemath.org/
(2012)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Website Poster Image
Activities and videos prime tots for new experiences.
URL: http://pbskids.org/daniel/
(2015)
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International Children's Digital Library Website Poster Image
Multi-language library opens new doors for kids.
URL: http://www.childrenslibrary.org/
(2011)
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Outschool Website Poster Image
Interesting course offerings involve both time, dollar cost.
URL: https://outschool.com
(2019)
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Peep and the Big Wide World Website Poster Image
Solid, fun pre-K math and science primer site.
URL: http://peepandthebigwideworld.com/en/
(2015)
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Peg + Cat Website Poster Image
Delight in pre-K problem-solving duo's quirky adventures.
URL: http://pbskids.org/peg
(2014)
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Encantos Learning Hub Website Poster Image
Language, geography learning site is off to a strong start.
URL: https://www.encantosbrands.com/learning
(2020)
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PoissonRouge Website Poster Image
Simple bilingual math activities for pre-K kids.
URL: http://www.poissonrouge.com
(2008)
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Reading Friends Website Poster Image
Gradually leveled letter journey is repetitive but thorough.
URL: http://www.readingfriends.com/
(2015)
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SesameStreet.org Website Poster Image
Brought to you by the letter "F" -- for fun.
URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org
(2008)
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Space Racers Website Poster Image
Rocket/bird buddies launch preschoolers into STEM learning.
URL: https://www.spaceracers.com/
(2014)
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Speakaboos Website Poster Image
Large digital library with reading supports -- for a fee.
URL: http://www.speakaboos.com/
(2015)
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Starfall Website Poster Image
Outstanding learn-to-read site sure to engage little ones.
URL: https://www.starfall.com/
(2011)
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Bookshare Website Poster Image
Welcome kids with print disabilities to the world of books.
URL: https://www.bookshare.org/
(2014)
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BrainPOP Jr. Website Poster Image
Animated educational content for kids to explore, for a fee.
URL: https://jr.brainpop.com/
(2011)
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Brainzy Math and Reading Program Website Poster Image
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Basic early reading, math spiced up for good fun.
URL: http://www.education.com/games/info/
(2015)
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Game Classroom Website Poster Image
Fun homework helper supplements kids' classwork.
URL: http://www.gameclassroom.com/
(2009)
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Khan Academy Website Poster Image
Excellent tutorials on math, humanities, and more, for free.
URL: https://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
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MathGames Website Poster Image
Adaptive-learning resource great for play and practice.
URL: https://www.mathgames.com/
(2015)
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Ziggity Zoom Website Poster Image
Fun, light learning for preschoolers and early readers.
URL: http://www.ziggityzoom.com
(2008)
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Arcademics Website Poster Image
Get helpful practice with lively math and language games.
URL: https://www.arcademics.com/
(2014)
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e-learning for kids Website Poster Image
Free kid-friendly lessons have glitches, no learning paths.
URL: http://www.e-learningforkids.org
(2015)
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Enchanted Learning Website Poster Image
Not flashy, but filled with good educational activities.
URL: http://www.enchantedlearning.com
(2011)
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Ready to Learn Reading Website Poster Image
Free, fun games and activities help develop reading skills.
URL: http://pbskids.org/read/
(2008)
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Read & Write Gold 11 Website Poster Image
A Swiss Army knife's worth of tools for reading support.
URL: https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/
(2014)
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Wild Kratts Website Poster Image
Animal adventures fuel natural curiosity, plus science fun.
URL: https://pbskids.org/wildkratts/
(2014)
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The Kid Should See This Website Poster Image
Solid videos that aren't intended -- but are OK -- for kids.
URL: https://thekidshouldseethis.com
(2019)
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Funbrain Website Poster Image
Fun games and a strong push to buy Poptropica membership.
URL: https://www.funbrain.com/
(2012)
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GridClub Website Poster Image
Award-winning educational site worth its subscription fee.
URL: http://www.gridclub.com/
(2009)
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NBC Learn Website Poster Image
Curated news clips help clarify science, history, and tech.
URL: https://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn
(2014)
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Careergirls.org Website Poster Image
Stellar starting point of vocational information for girls.
URL: https://www.careergirls.org
(2019)
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Code.org Website Poster Image
Clear instruction can turn kids into coding superstars.
URL: https://code.org
(2019)
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DigitWhiz Website Poster Image
Math practice focuses on kids' skill levels, then adapts.
URL: http://www.digitwhiz.com/
(2013)
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NewsCurrents Website Poster Image
Great tool for news knowledge that's best for classroom use.
URL: https://www.knowledgeunlimited.com/newscurrents.html
(2018)
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Oddizzi Website Poster Image
Cultural-exploration site inspires global responsibility.
URL: http://www.oddizzi.com/
(2015)
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Tynker Website Poster Image
Coding concepts made fun with paid courses, free games.
URL: https://www.tynker.com
(2014)
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Xyza: News for Kids Website Poster Image
Well-written, kid-friendly news requires paid subscription.
URL: https://www.xyzanews.com
(2017)
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CBC Kids News Website Poster Image
Interesting news, but it can be hard to find some stories.
URL: https://www.cbc.ca/kidsnews/
(2018)
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CodeMonkey Website Poster Image
Solve puzzles, help the monkey, learn to program.
URL: https://www.codemonkey.com/
(2015)
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Lessonface Website Poster Image
Learn an instrument online with live lessons from real pros.
URL: http://www.lessonface.com
(2014)
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BeeLine Reader Website Poster Image
Simple color gradient may increase reading efficiency.
URL: https://www.beelinereader.com
(2015)
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CoBELS Website Poster Image
Science, math games emphasize subject learning, concepts.
URL: http://www.cobels.in/
(2015)
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IXL Website Poster Image
IXL
Hundreds of learning activities build skills and confidence.
URL: https://www.ixl.com/
(2016)
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KidsThinkDesign Website Poster Image
Budding designers explore creative fields, get inspired.
URL: http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/index.html
(2014)
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Math Snacks Website Poster Image
Bite-size but meaty collection of entertaining math games.
URL: http://www.mathsnacks.com/
(2013)
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Out of Eden Learn Website Poster Image
Kids get a broader view of the world and their place in it.
URL: https://learn.outofedenwalk.com
(2019)
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Teachinghistory.org Website Poster Image
Teacher-designed history site may help parents educate kids.
URL: http://www.teachinghistory.org/
(2015)
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Buzzmath Website Poster Image
Glitzy, core-aligned math lessons grab kids' attention.
URL: https://www.buzzmath.com/
(2013)
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MathTV.com Website Poster Image
Kid-friendly videos support learning, lack interactivity.
URL: http://www.mathtv.com/
(2015)
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AllSides Website Poster Image
In-depth info can help readers evaluate media coverage.
URL: https://www.allsides.com/unbiased-balanced-news
(2019)
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