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

Zoodles Website Poster Image
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Smart browser corrals info into kid-safe "playgrounds."
URL: http://www.zoodles.com
(2010)
Kido'z Website Poster Image
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Free browser offers strong parent controls and cool content.
URL: http://kidoz.net/plus/index.html
(2009)
Ask Kids Website Poster Image
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Search engine delivers age-appropriate info; outside links.
URL: http://www.askforkids.com/
(2011)
KidInfo Website Poster Image
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Organized guide to educational info on the Web.
URL: http://www.kidinfo.com/
(2008)
Tweens Browser Website Poster Image
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Free browser is safe, but not a sub for parental oversight.
URL: http://tweensbrowser.com
(2009)
KidsClick! Website Poster Image
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Excellent kids' search engine detangles the web.
URL: http://www.kidsclick.org
(2007)
Zilladog Website Poster Image
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Safe, free browser offers parent-controlled email and games.
URL: http://www.zilladog.com
(2008)
DuckDuckGo Website Poster Image
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Browser emphasizes safe searches, doesn't filter content.
URL: https://www.duckduckgo.com
(2013)
KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
SweetSearch Website Poster Image
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Student search engine gives kids credible, relevant results.
URL: http://www.sweetsearch.com
(2013)
Google Scholar Website Poster Image
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Google scores with scholarly search engine.
URL: http://scholar.google.com
(2009)