Fondulac Library East Peoria's public library with many resources
The Futures Channel Thousands of short videos on just about any topic, all are free and suitable for kids.
IPL Kidspace Have a question?  Ask a librarian!
Newspapers: U.S. and Worldwide From Refdesk
Slime Kids Games, search engines, book reviews, book trailers, authors and reference from School Library Media Kids

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Awesome Library Directory listing by topic or enter your search
CyberSleuth Kids CyberSleuth's directory listings by topic or search engine
Dib Dab Doo ...and Dilly too!  Search by topic or enter your search
Dictionaries: Online dictionaries
    - Merriam Webster from: Encyclopedia Britannica (also see Word Central)
    - Oxford Dictionary from: Oxford University Press
    - Word Central For Students, By Merriam Webster
    - Your Dictionary A dictionary that is easy to understand
DK Find Out! Dorling Kindersley - Research for younger students
Fact Monster Includes a Reference Desk and much more
GoGooligans Simple, safe and kid oriented for kids and teens
Kids Click Directory listing by topic or enter your search
One Key Google's One Key search engine
Sweet Search For higher reading level students
Sweet Search 4 Me For lower reading level students
Yippy Yippy

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ALA Children's Notable Lists

Lists of the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) best of the best in children’s books, recordings, videos, and computer software

American Library Association

Authors and Illustrators

American Library Association

Links to activities for favorite children's stories.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Children’s book reviews

Caldecott Medal

Nominated books, past winners, and other general information regarding the Caldecott Medal Book Award

Center for Children's Books

Bibliographies and book lists for children and young adults

Cooperative Children's Book Center

Bibliographies and book lists for children and young adults

Historical Fiction for Children and Young Adults

Historical Fiction lists

International Children's Digital Library

A collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.

KDL:  What's Next in a Series?

Database that searches for what book is next in a fiction series

Kidsreads.com

Info about favorite books, series and authors

The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award

Information and links regarding The Monarch Award:  Illinois’ K-3 Children’s Choice Book Award 

NEA

Teacher’s Top 100 Books for Children

Newbery Medal

Nominated books, past winners, and other general information regarding the Newbery Medal Book Award

Publisher's Weekly

Book reviews

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

Information and links regarding The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award 

Seussville

Celebrate Dr. Seuss!

SlimeKids: Authors

A variety of author information from SlimeKids

SlimeKids: Book Trailers

A variety of book trailers from SlimeKids

SlimeKids: Book Reviews

A variety of book reviews from SlimeKids

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Between the Lions: Flood

PBS' library books that "go together" game

Dewey Resources

MIKID's Dewey links

Do We Really Know Dewey?

From Previous - ThinkQuest Dewey info

Fact Fragment Frenzy

Finding facts in what you read

Order in the Library

Sorting, shelving and reordering using Dewey
Shelver at Mrs. Lodge's Library Book shelving game

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Big 6: Stuff for Kids Grades K-6

The Big 6 for students: K-6 grade level version

Big 6: Stuff for Kids Grades 7-12

The Big 6 for students: 7-12 grade level version

I SAIL

Illinois Standards Aligned Instruction for Libraries
Information Literacy Information Literacy from The Partnership for 21st Century Learning

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Citation Wizard 21st Century Information Fluency online citation wizards for CSE, MLA and APA
Easy Bib Citation creator for APA, MLA and Chicago Style
KnightCite Easy citations from Calvin College
Son of Citation Machine Interactive web tool used to create standard citations

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Search Engines

Awesome Library Directory listing by topic or enter your search
CyberSleuth Kids CyberSleuth's directory listings by topic or search engine
Dib Dab Doo ...and Dilly too!  Search by topic or enter your search
DK Find Out! Search or browse catagories
KidRex Safe search for kids by kids (will kind of...)
Kids Click Directory listing by topic or enter your search
Kids USA  A .gov site
One Key  Google's One Key search engine
Sweet Search  For higher reading level students
Sweet Search 4 Me  For lower reading level students
Yippy  by Yippy

 

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Kindergarten 1st Grade
2nd Grade
1. Keyboard Alphabet Zoo 1. Dance Mat Typing 1. Brown Bear Learn to Type
2. ABC Ya! Cup Stacking 2. Super Hyper Spider Typer (Easy) 2. Alpha Munchies (Expert)
3. Keyboard Alphabet Zoo 2 3. Type Rocket Jr. 3. Super Hyper Spider Typer (Medium, Hard)
  4. Alphabet Rain Game 4. Typing Race
   
 Offline  Offline Offline
Type to Learn Jr. New Keys for Kids: Food World & Tiny's Multiplex New Keys for Kids:
Cyber Cafe
   
Beginners' Fun:    
ABC Ya! Typing Games Choose a beginners level  
Brown Bear Keyboard Game Beginning typing #2  
Alphabet Rain Game Beginning typing with the alphabet  
Brown Bear Learn to Type Beginning typing #1  
Brown Bear 3D Keyboard Beginning typing #3  
Brown Bear Typing Game Beginning typing #4  
Bubbles Game Beginning typing with the alphabet  
Keyboard Zoo Beginning typing with the alphabet  
Typing Web Start Typing, then get a log in - Practice and games
   
More Fun:    
ABC Ya! Typing Games Choose a challenging level  
Baracuda Game From Power Typing  
Dance Mat Typing Typing practice from BBC  
Interactive Sites for Teaching MANY typing games  
Keyboard Climber Typing Practice from TVO Kids  
Keyboard Practice Longer practice sections  
Learning Games Variety of typing games  
Nitro Type Race your friends  
Super Hyper Spider Typer Typing practice and game  
Type Rocket 60 Typing practice and game  
Typer Shark Typing practice and game  
Typing Games Free typing tests and shared results
Typing Ninja Keyboard Ninja typing practice
Typing Race Typing practice and game
Typing Speed Test A game to type the paragraph given in the time allowed; it keeps track of your mistakes and your final time.
Typing Test Another game to test your speed
Typing Web Teachers Only: Free typing that tracks progress with log in
 

Think you know your keyboard?

Typing Sentences - Practice:
(In order of difficulty; 1=Easiest)

Try the Keyboard Puzzle Challenge! 1)  Ducksters
 ABC Ya! Keyboard Challenge 2)  Typing Practice
3)  Learning Games for Kids
4)  Typing Monster
5)  Sunrise Typer

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Internet Safety

BrainPOP Jr.  Internet Safety video and quizzes
Cyber Five  5! ABC Ya! Internet Safety
Disney Games   Disney Internet safety games online
FBI SOS The FBI's Safe Online Surfing site, including grade level specific activities
Net Smartz
K-2 Recommended Games
Clicky's Quest
Color And Create
The Internet Safety Game
Webville Roundup
Net Smartz Choose Teens, Tweens or Kids for activities
Net Smartz Netiquette Learn With Clicky: Choose the "Bad Netiquette Stinks" video
Safety Land  SafetyLand Game by AT&T for playing as a whole group - reinforces Net Smartz K-2 videos

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Computer Lab Projects

ABC Ya! K MAP Prep

 

ABC Ya! Letter Match Click & Drag - Upper & lower case letter matching
ABC Ya! Paint
Stamps - Click/stick to mouse/stamper, click & drop or stamp
ABC Ya! Word Cloud 
Word Cloud creator similar to Wordle for kids
Coding Explore a variety of coding for kids
Comics Creators   
Comic Creator  
Make Beliefs Comix
Write Comics  
Create and print your own comic strip
Create A Graph    From Kids Zone
Dictionary Online Dictionary
East Peoria Project Fifth grade Photo Story 3 project
Examining Electronic Resources Fifth grade research skills lesson: Evaluating a Website
Fact Fragment Frenzy Finding facts in what you read: A demo and interactive activities
Is there life on other planets? Information on Philip Plait, ebook author
Oceans Oceans Wiki & PowerPoint unit for 4th grade
Popplet Create and save a graphic organizer
Rainforest Animals
Third grade rainforest animals project
Rock Cycle Fourth grade Excel project
Shel Silverstein Poetry Fluency Project
Wonder Blogs Fifth Grade Wonder Unit
Wordle Create a word collage graphic

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