List curated by UPL Youth Services Librarians.
ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6. Games are categorized by grade and subject, and cover topics such as multiplication, parts of speech, typing, pattern recognition, and more.
Brain-training site, for everyone, where logic & thinking meets fun & games. These games have no violence, no empty action, just a lot of challenges that will make you forget you’re getting a mental workout!
Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com 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.
NASA Kids’ Club
The NASA Kids‘ Club is a games-based website that stimulates children’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by incorporating five skill levels, national education standards and NASA content.
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids is a treasure trove of educational information. Parents can use the games, videos, and other resources to teach kids about animals, other countries, science, and related topics.
Best friends Elephant and Piggie introduce kids to their favorite books—brought to life in original stories created by a variety of award-winning contemporary children’s book authors and illustrators.
Smithsonian for Kids
The National Postal Museum’s website offers a variety of online activities for kids of all ages! Be a Smithsonian intern: solve puzzles, find clues, decipher documents, and explore photographs. Through documenting memories and stories, the past comes to life in the present.
World Book Kids
World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
Thinking Money for Kids
Learn the basics of financial literacy, including earning, saving and spending money, through fun, interactive online games! Designed by the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.