Kid-Safe Browsers and Search Sites

Want to let your kid do some online research, but worried (understandably!) about what they might find? This list of safe search sites for kids lets young surfers investigate topics they're interested in while protecting them from the stuff they're not ready to see.

Browse Kid-Safe Browsers and Search Sites

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Smart browser corrals info into kid-safe "playgrounds."
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URL: http://www.zoodles.com
(2010)
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Free browser offers strong parent controls and cool content.
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URL: http://kidoz.net/plus/index.html
(2009)
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Kids' browser features safe, prescreened sites.
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URL: http://www.kidzui.com
(2010)
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Where little kids can search safely.
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URL: http://kids.aol.com/KOL/1/KOLJr
(2009)
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Search engine delivers age-appropriate info; outside links.
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URL: http://www.askforkids.com/
(2011)
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Organized guide to educational info on the Web.
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URL: http://www.kidinfo.com/
(2008)
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Free browser is safe, but not a sub for parental oversight.
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URL: http://tweensbrowser.com
(2009)
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Excellent kids' search engine detangles the web.
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URL: http://www.kidsclick.org
(2007)
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Safe, free browser offers parent-controlled email and games.
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URL: http://www.zilladog.com
(2008)
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Browser emphasizes safe searches, doesn't filter content.
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URL: https://www.duckduckgo.com
(2013)
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Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
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URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
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Student search engine gives kids credible, relevant results.
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URL: http://www.sweetsearch.com
(2013)
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Google scores with scholarly search engine.
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URL: http://scholar.google.com
(2009)