Fun and games for kids

Fun (and safe) websites for children to visit:

Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.

Designed especially for kids ChessKIDS Academy is an excellent guide to the game of chess and offers interactive online lessons and quizzes, chess movies, and a challenging online chess game. Created by Richard James, who has been teaching chess to kids for over 30 years.

PBS KIDS lets your child play with all of their favorites: Elmo and the Sesame Street Gang, Daniel Tiger, Arnold, Pinkalicious and more!

Enjoy plenty of pictures to print and color, arts & crafts, stories, send someone an E-card, or take an inside look at the Crayola factory. Includes sections for parent and educators.

Enter the highly interactive world of Dr. Seuss’ Seussville, for games, books, activities, videos, and much more

At Funology, science is all about having fun! But that's not all. Besides fun facts and experiments you can perform, you'll also find crafts, recipes, magic tricks, jokes, and a whole lot more.

Learn about Little Critter as you enjoy interactive games, coloring pages, activities, story time movies and more. Also includes information on Little Critter's creator, Mercer Mayer.

Meet your favorite Sesame Street friends, play online games, plus a whole lot more at the official Sesame Street web site.

While the American Girl website says, "Fun for Girls," don't let that fool you. With high-quality games like Pepper's Frisbee Fun and Pet Soccer, it's safe to say that many of the 80-plus games in the collection can be equally enjoyed by both boys and girls!

Play games at Disney and DisneyJunior in categories such as Action, Counting & Math, Music, or simply choose a game by selecting from among one of many of your favorite Disney characters.

Nick Jr. has a great selection of quality games for you to play, featuring your favorite Nick Jr. characters.

In the mood for a fun collection of games that might just teach you something at the same time? ProngoGames lets you practice your math skills in games like Lemonade Larry and Batter's Up Baseball, or relax with a game of Checkers, Connect the Dots. Includes over 30 games and quizzes in all.

Are you a Barbie fanatic? Then you're sure to enjoy the games and other activities that can be found at Barbie’s official website.

This kids' edition of Sports Illustrated features sports trivia, online games, news, photos, videos, and more.