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Take a break with some cool games, activities, and reading on the Web! We have put together a collection of leisure-time Internet links TumbleBook logofor kids of all ages

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  We make every effort to select websites that are suitable for children; however, the Library has no control over individual website content, sponsors, or advertisements. We encourage parents to explore and enjoy these websites with their children.

Preschool | Elementary | Middle School | Educational Games

Preschool

Between the Lions
Accompanying the new PBS children's reading series Between the Lions, is this Web Site which offers a full set of interactive stories and games for kids learning to read and write. The site changes weekly to keep things interesting!

The Official Bob the Builder Website
Enjoy online activities such as games, puzzles, and painting with Bob the Builder and his friends. Learn all about Bob, too!

Dav Pilkey's Extra Crunchy Website-o-Fun
Fun games based on Dav Pilkey's many characters. (Easy version for preschoolers.)

Nick Jr.
Games, stories and music activities invite kids to have fun again and again. Featured shows are favorites such as Little Bear, Maisy, Kipper, Franklin, Blue's Clues, Little Bill, Dora the Explorer and Oswald.

PBS Kids!
Coloring pages, T.V. show theme music, games and the joke machine will keep kids coming back to this site. The PBS Kids gang includes Barney, Arthur, Clifford, Dragon Tales, Teletubbies, Zoom, Zoboomafoo and more!

Sesame Street Games
Let Elmo and friends teach you about numbers, letters and shapes in these early level games. Sorting and dot-to-dot games are also included.

TVO Kids
An Ontario website that provides engaging activities for children ages 2 to 11 that links directly to TVOntario, an educational public television broadcaster.

World of Victor - A Whole World for Toddlers
A website specially designed to make children ages 2-4 familiar with multimedia while discovering nature and animals. Games, a gallery, coloring, songs, and lots of activities allowing any child to develop an imagination and learn while having fun!

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Elementary

Activity TV
Activities for kids and parents to do together that include jewelry making,magic, cartooning, origami, cooking and a variety of craft projects.

Barbie.com
This site is based on the Mattel line of Barbie® dolls. Explore fashion fun, the storymaker, create your own music mix or make your own cards and posters in 'Play n' Print'.

Disney.com
Enjoy free and members-only features, activities, games, auditorium chats and shows created for Disney fans of all ages. The site includes information on Disney music, Disney T.V. shows and Disney videos.

FunBrain
Lots of educational games to improve spelling, reading and math.

Hasbro
Games for all ages including Spider Man, G.I. Joe, Iron Man, Star Wars and Clue.

Kids WB!
This is the WB Television network site featuring Pokemon, Men in Black, Batman and the rest of the WB characters. Kids WB! also includes the WB T.V. show times.

Nickelodeon
The official Web Site for Nickelodeon TV show information, hot games, cool jokes and Nickelodeon celebrity gossip. Rugrats, Hey Arnold, Kablam!, Rocko, Kenan & Kel, All That! and Nicktoons are just some of the features.

NIEHS Kids Page
Hundreds of brainteasers, riddles, quizzes, illusions, palindromes and more.

PBS Kids!
Coloring pages, T.V. show theme music, games and the joke machine will keep kids coming back to this site. The PBS Kids gang includes Barney, Arthur, Clifford, Dragon Tales, Teletubbies, Zoom, Zoboomafoo and more!

Para Los Niños
This Spanish Language Web Site is for children. The page lists homework help and research Web Sites under A Explorar! Games and fun activities are listed under Actividades manuales y otros.
This site was created and is maintained by the Multnomah County Library.

Dave Pilkey's Extra Crunchy Website-o-Fun
Fun games based on Dav Pilkey's many characters. (Easy version for preschoolers.)

Sanrio
The official home page of Hello Kitty contains games, puzzles, art center and e-cards.

Scholastic's The Magic School Bus
Based on the award-winning book, TV and video series about a wacky science teacher named Ms. Frizzle who takes her class of enthusiastic, inquisitive students and playful sidekick, Liz the lizard, on educational field trips in her magically transformable bus. The site contains an art gallery, games and information about Magic School Bus T.V. shows and books.

Seussville University
Enjoy this site which offers "lots of good fun that is funny" while learning basic reading, math, science and reasoning skills. Seuss characters will serve as your guides.

Up-to-Ten Kids
Games and activities for kids ages 6-10 including puzzles and races.

Yahooligans! Games
All kinds of games including sports, movie, TV, arcade, card, word and trivia.

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Middle School

Bratz
Bratz - the girls with a passion for fashion. Includes activities, games, music and more.

Cartoon Network
All the games and information for your favorite cartoon characters. It includes games based on the Power Puff Girls, Scooby Doo, Batman and many others.

Disney.com
Enjoy free and members-only features, activities, games, auditorium chats and shows created for Disney fans of all ages. The site includes information on Disney music, Disney T.V. shows, including Lizzy Mcquire, and Disney videos.

Dragon Ball Z
The official site to find out about all your favorite good and bad guys and read all about their adventures, past and present.

Harry Potter Books
Use this official site to find out all about Harry Potter and the author, J.K. Rowling.

Hasbro
Games for kids ages 10 to 14 including Spider Man, G.I. Joe, Iron Man, Star Wars and Clue.

J.K. Rowlings Official Site
Find out all the news about Harry Potter books and movies straight from the author's mouth.

Kids WB
The WB Television Network ("The WB") site featuring Pokemon, Tweety and Sylvester, Pinky and the Brain, and the rest of the WB characters.

Neopets
Neopets® is the greatest Virtual Pet Site on the Internet. With your help, we have built a community of over 60 million virtual pet owners across the world! Neopets has many things to offer including over 140 games, trading, auctions, greetings, messaging, and much much more. Best of all, it's completely FREE!

Nickelodeon
The official Web Site for Nickelodeon TV show information, hot games, cool jokes and Nickelodeon celebrity gossip. Rugrats, Hey Arnold, Kablam!, Rocko, Kenan & Kel, All That! and Nicktoons are just some of the features.

Para Los Niños
This Spanish Language Web Site is for children. The page lists homework help and research Web Sites under A Explorar! Games and fun activities are listed under Actividades manuales y otros. This site was created and is maintained by the Multnomah County Library.

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Sport articles, scores, games and other sport related fun.

Yahooligans! Games
All kinds of games including sports, movie, TV, arcade, card, word and trivia.

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Educational Games

Arcademic Skill Builders
Arcademic Skill Builders are online educational games that offer a powerful approach to learning basic math, language arts, vocabulary, and thinking skills.

FunBrain
Lots of educational games to improve spelling, reading and math.

iCivics
iCivics is a web-based game centered education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need for civic participation, and that civics teachers need better materials and support.

Math Playground
Math Playground is an action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic games and have some fun.

Math Slice
Math games and worksheets for all ages.

Math Worksheet Site
With The Math Worksheet Site you can create an endless supply of printable math worksheets.

Merriam-Webster's Word Central
Merriam-Webster's word game page includes Jumble Kids a word jumble game and Robo-Bee and BIGbot which are spelling and usage games involving synonyms and antonyms.

Mr. Youngs Bouncy "A"
A collection of online activities sorted by subject area and topics.

Number Munchers
Play the classic number munches game of multiples.

Quiz Hub
Learning quizzes that help students enhance their knowledge of English, foreign languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish), math, science, and social studies.

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