100 Great Websites for Kids
These websites for kids are both entertaining and at least a little bit educational!
Screen time can be a blessing and a curse. Between worrying about screen time overload and concern about what content little brains might be absorbing, it’s hard to find websites for kids parents can feel good about.
One way to embrace screen time is to channel it toward educational and learning opportunities. There are plenty of websites for kids that are a good balance of quality content and entertainment. Kids can play games online with friends, learn how to code, and much more. We've rounded up not 1, not 2--but 100 websites for kids that are fun and help foster a love of learning. For more things to do both on and offline, check out our guide to Boredom Busters for Kids.
Best Math Websites for Kids
1. Math Playground
This website has an abundance of math and logic games, from Division Derby to Otter Exponents.
2. AAA Math
Thousands of math lessons to explore.
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3. Crypto Club
Explore ciphers and mystery puzzles to improve math skills.
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4. Study Jams!
Learn about both math and science on this website for kids.
5. Cool Math Games
Middle school through high school
Daily games and trivia are some of the many math games here.
6. Discovery Education
An educator platform that also includes learning experiences for students.
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7. Google Earth
Explore the entire globe at the click of your mouse.
8. PBS Kids
This site is a very popular one, with activities and videos for kids to enjoy.
9. Sesame Street
See all of the familiar characters and learn along with them.
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10. Fun Brain
Pre-K through Grade 8
Games, videos, reading, and math are included on this site.
11. Highlights Kids
Enjoy Hidden Pictures, recipes, and much more on the Highlights website for kids.
Dr. Seuss's characters come to life for kids of all ages.
Pre-K through grade 6+
A terrific website for kids with multiple areas of learning content available.
14. Fuel the Brain
Includes games and interactives
15. Art for Kids Hub
Explore art for kids online.
16. TED Talks
Watch TED Talks with kids and learn as a family.
Get art inspiration for holidays and more.
18. Web Japan
Learn all about the country of Japan and play games inspired by Japanese culture and history.
19. DLTK's Sites for Kids
From ABCs to 123's, there's plenty to learn here.
20. Sheppard Software
The content varies widely, and there are many options for kids.
Learn from others by watching video tutorials online.
22. CBC Kids
Games, articles, and quizzes are available.
23. Fact Monster
Fact Monster has tons of different subject areas to choose from.
24. Super Kids Nutrition
Learn about nutrition and complete activities.
Used by teachers, parents, and students alike, you'll have an abundance of resources in your hands.
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26. Library of Congress
Here, kids can watch videos and read about news and events.
27. Children's Music Network
Sing songs at home.
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28. Wizarding World
Join Harry Potter and friends on adventures.
29. Nick Jr.
Familiar friends from your favorite TV shows foster learning opportunities on this website for kids.
30. Mission US
Middle school through high school
Learn about history by playing these games.
31. Learning Games For Kids
Grades Pre-K through 12
Play games and learn at the same time.
This site gives step-by-step tutorials on how to code.
Here's another free coding community for kids.
34. Primary Games
The games include holidays, math, and games of the day.
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Another popular site with educators includes different video learning channels.
36. Sphinx Kids
This is a music website for kids.
37. HISTORY Channel
Study history through the popular TV channel online.
38. Knowledge Adventure
Pre-K - Grade 6
There is a plethora of learning games on this website.
Another website that has games of various genres for kids to play.
40. Ben's Guide to the US Government
Learn all about the US Government on this website for kids.
Make a character and adventure across many worlds solving puzzles and having adventures.
Also like Wordle, kids can play a word game with letters.
Best Reading Websites for Kids
This well-known company site has much to offer to support children's literacy.
Students can come to this site for extra practice reading.
Wordle has a version just for kids!
46. TIME for Kids
Kids can delve into current events.
47. Fun Fonix
Kids can learn important phonics skills at this website.
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48. Storyline Online
Listen to stories told by well-known people.
Learn a new language and practice online.
Similar to Wordle, practice spelling online.
Pre-K through grade 12
This website helps students learn English.
52. Reading Rockets
There are so many resources on this reading website.
Choose a theme, and start learning with a story.
This website directs you to an app for kids.
Ages birth through 12; Free plan includes 1 book per day
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56. International Children's Digital Library
All children deserve access to great books!
Free audio stories are provided here.
Best Science Websites for Kids
58. National Geographic Kids
Explore the world through animals, games, videos, and more.
Funology has science experiments, crafts, and recipes for kids.
The American Museum of Natural History presents this science website for kids.
61. San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorers
Learn about animals and plants with activities and games.
Activities for science experiments and links to other learning websites can be found here.
63. Peep the Big Wide World
Science videos and games help preschoolers learn about the world.
64. The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids
This site has more than 40 activities and stories for children.
65. Steve Spangler Science
Learn about all kinds of science experiments here.
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66. NASA Kids' Club
Play games while learning about outer space.
67. Science Bob
More science experiments with videos to watch
Middle school through high school
Students can try out coding in the code studio.
Kids can learn about the climate and climate change on this website for kids.
A site to inspire kids to create science toys and projects at home.
71. The Great Plant Escape
Follow the adventure prompts to learn all about plants.
72. Project Noah
Check out this amazing community of nature-loving photographers who are documenting the world around them.
73. Ranger Rick
Ranger Rick teaches kids all about wildlife.
74. NOAA Resource Collections
Learn from the experts on weather and climate.
Kids can read tons of articles and learn all about life, humans, earth, space, and technology.
Kids can explore the world through questions and wonderings.
77. NOVA Labs
Brought to you by PBS, NOVA is a great place to learn about space. Check out the Exoplanet Lab for a fun and educational game.
78. Ask Dr. Universe
Kids can ask questions and learn through videos and activities.
Best Museum & Zoo Websites for Kids
Kids can explore animals and solve digital puzzles, plus much more.
80. Switch Zoo
Kids play animal games here to learn about different species.
81. Smithsonian Learning Lab
Explore art, science, history, and culture.
82. The Lawrence Hall of Science
There are online activities and videos if you don't live in San Francisco to visit in person.
83. Bronx Zoo Virtual
Watch videos and enjoy the live cams of the animals.
84. San Diego Zoo Live Cameras
Watch the live feeds of the animals from your own home.
Best Education Websites for Kids (Subscription-based)
Pre-K through grade 12; subscriptions start at $9.95/month
IXL has full curriculum and learning resources for kids.
86. Curious World
Ages 2-7; subscriptions are around $5/month
There are games, videos, and online books for kids.
Grades 1-5; subscriptions start at $29/year
Where kids can practice grammar.
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88. Math Blaster
Ages vary; subscription is $7.99/month
Fun math games that incorporate characters and space travel.
Ages 2-8; subscription is $12.99/month
Educational games and online curriculum.
Pre-K through grade 3; subscriptions start at $35/year
Educators often use this website because it includes lots of educational games for kids.
91. Mystery Science
K-5; subscriptions start at $109/year for a household
Kids can explore engineering and take part in experiments.
Grades K-12; $105 per class; free intro classes are offered
Learn coding from an early age with AI and robotics.
93. Reading IQ
Ages 2-12; $7.99/month
Have a library right in your own home!
Grades K-8; $5 per student per year
Kids can dive into multiple subject areas on this website.
95. Generation Genius
Grades K-8; $50 for either math or science lessons
A website that includes both science and math.
All levels; subscription pricing varies
Online books and math stories for students.
Ages 2-7; $7.99/month
Kids can watch, play, and read at Noggin's website.
Ages 2-6+; see website for subscription pricing
Homer focuses on skills when teaching math and reading online.
Elementary through high school; subscriptions start at $29/month
A subscription option to learn to code online.
Ages 3-18; classes start around $8
Kids can take classes on almost any topic imaginable.