Kid-Safe Browsers and Search Sites

Want to let your kid do some online research for homework and projects 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. It's also a good idea to teach your kids about safe, responsible online behavior. For even more reliable resources for tough assignments, check out these homework help sites and reference and research apps.

Browse Kid-Safe Browsers and Search Sites

App Kids: Videos & Games App Poster Image
Safe sandbox puts control in the hands of parents.
Devices: Android
(2017)
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Zoodles Website Poster Image
Smart browser corrals info into kid-safe "playgrounds."
URL: http://www.zoodles.com
(2010)
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Kido'z Website Poster Image
Free browser offers strong parent controls and cool content.
URL: http://kidoz.net/plus/index.html
(2009)
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Ask Kids Website Poster Image
Search engine delivers age-appropriate info; outside links.
URL: http://www.askforkids.com/
(2011)
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KidInfo Website Poster Image
Organized guide to educational info on the Web.
URL: http://www.kidinfo.com/
(2008)
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Tweens Browser Website Poster Image
Free browser is safe, but not a sub for parental oversight.
URL: http://tweensbrowser.com
(2009)
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Kiddle Website Poster Image
Kid-friendly search with suitable results, some exceptions.
URL: http://www.kiddle.co/
(2016)
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KidsClick! Website Poster Image
Excellent kids' search engine detangles the web.
URL: http://www.kidsclick.org
(2007)
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Zilladog Website Poster Image
Safe, free browser offers parent-controlled email and games.
URL: http://www.zilladog.com
(2008)
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FactMonster Website Poster Image
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
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DuckDuckGo Website Poster Image
Browser emphasizes safe searches, doesn't filter content.
URL: https://www.duckduckgo.com
(2013)
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KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
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SweetSearch Website Poster Image
Student search engine gives kids credible, relevant results.
URL: http://www.sweetsearch.com
(2013)
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Google Scholar Website Poster Image
Google scores with scholarly search engine.
URL: http://scholar.google.com
(2009)
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