The following are some helpful sites for parents including Internet safety tips, educational games, homework help, suggested research strategies, recommended books and more. Click on the highlighted text to go to the site. If you like what you find, bookmark the site on your computer. Some sites listed here may change.
ALA parents page - Includes 700+ sites for kids, award winning booklists and kids connect
Berit's Best Sites for Children - Recommended sites for children up to age 12
PBS Parents - Excellent resource for parents
WPT- These resources can help grown-ups make the most of our children's programs, programs of the highest quality that teach important lessons and are fun to watch.
KidBibs - This site offers leaning tips for parents on topics which assist with reading, writing, homework, and suggest materials and magazines.
Safe surfing - An Internet rating guide
Saftey online - Great information on how kids and teens can stay safe online when posting information about themselves on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. This site was created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and is chock-full of activities and games.
Choosing a child's book - Here are some basic points about specific age groups to keep in mind when you are choosing a child's book
Surfing the net with kids - Directory of topics: Arts, Crafts, Music; Computers and the Internet; Games, Hobbies; Geography; Holidays, History: Language Arts; Math; Science
CyberKids - Interactive activities for kids
For Parents Only - A specialized search engine connecting parents to answers about life.
Kids Domain - A family resource