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Reading Initiatives

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Information on the nonprofit movement to instill a love of reading in young children.

Read Aloud 15 Minutes

A nonprofit organization that is working to make reading aloud every day for at least 15 minutes the new standard in child care.

Talking is Teaching

A public awareness and action campaign that helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions.


Educational, age appropriate games for K-5.

American Girl

The official website of American Girl books, dolls, and other related content.

Animal Planet

The official site for the popular TV channel.

The Baby-sitters Club

Information on the books, the author, and fun activities related to the series.

Book Riot

Book Riot celebrates all things books! Find the best books for your next read or book club, including new books in all genres. Get more books in your face.

CIA Kids’ Zone

This section of the CIA’s official website includes information about the organization written for children in grades K-5, and 6-12, as well as educational games.

Cool Math Games

Math games for children.

Discovery Kids

Play educational games and learn about interesting topics through videos.

Disney Junior

Games and activities of your favorite Disney characters.

Eric Carle

The official website of Eric Carle, the American author and illustrator of such picture books as The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Tiny Seed.

Fact Monster

A free reference site for kids.

Fun Brain

Educational games for children.


Games, books, forums and more from R.L. Stine’s popular series.

Highlights Kids

Games, jokes, surveys, science information, crafts, and recipes.

How Stuff Works

This site explains thousands of topics with videos and illustrations.

Jan Brett

The official website of Jan Brett, the American author and illustrator of The Mitten, and other popular children’s books.


Thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more.

The Magic Tree House

Information about the books, their authors and illustrators, as well as Mission Games and a Kids’ Adventure Club.

NASA for Kids

For the space lover - a place to play games and learn about NASA.

National Geographic Kids

Play games, watch videos, learn about nature, science, animals and places, and get interesting facts.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

Stories, facts, and activities for children on weather, astronomy, gardening, history, and more.

PBS Kids

Educational games and videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows.


Book-related games, videos, and readers advisory!

Science Bob

Science experiments and science videos.

Scrap Coloring

Free online coloring pages that include fun patterns to color with.

Sesame Street

Play games and watch videos of your favorite Sesame Street characters.

Smithsonian for Kids

Resources, games, and learning for kids.

Sports Illustrated Kids

Read articles, play games, and learn interesting facts about your favorite sports and athletes.

Thomas and Friends

Learn more about Thomas & Friends.

Weave Silk

Draw beautiful, soothing art.


Last updated March 2, 2020