15+ Educational Websites for Kids

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Summer break is almost here! The kids will spend a lot of time indoors and will be looking for things to do. If the kids are bored and you are out of ideas and tricks to keep them happy, consider allowing some educational screen time. Here’s a list of educational websites for kids that you can allow your children to play on this summer. Find your favorites and bookmark them!

Educational Websites for Kids 

ABCmouse.com – award winning website with educational games for kids 2-8 online with a full online curriculum for preschool through 2nd Grade with 9,000+ learning activities. Get your first month free!

GoNoodle – Hundreds of videos that activate kids’ bodies and brains.

NASA Kids’ Club – a place to play games and learn about NASA

Starfall – teaches children to read with phonics

PBS KIDS – includes learning games with your favorite PBS characters

Young Ocean Explorers – connecting hearts and minds with the importance of enjoying and caring for our oceans

National Geographic Kids – awesome games, funny videos and amazing facts

Dr. Seuss’ Seussville – is the place for children of all ages to play and learn with Dr. Seuss. Find information on Dr. Seuss books plus you’ll find games and activities

Funbrain – created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy, plus find popular books and comics

Camp Wonderopolis –  built for learners of ALL ages, but it is especially targeted at grades 2 – 8 and is a fun, engaging way to keep kids learning over the summer months. Includes 42 individual scientific lessons that can be explored at your own pace, on your own schedule

Crayola – Our go-to website for themed printable coloring pages as well as craft ideas and lesson plans

ABCya! – a teacher-created website which provides fun and educational games and apps for kids

Scholastic Kids – for kids about books, reading, authors, games

Prodigy Math Game – free, curriculum-aligned math game for Grades 1 – 8. My daughter is currently using this program at school for math (4th grade).

Sesame Street – games, videos, playlists, muppets, and art

Bonus PC Game:

Charlie Church Mouse Early Elementary – my daughter begged me to find Charlie Church Mouse when she was in early elementary. They played it at school often.

Do you have any educational websites for kids you’d like to add to the list?



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  1. Katie Ellis says

    This is a great idea to let kids have screen time but with educational websites so they’re learning. It has been very cold lately where I live so kids can’t go outside and these are sites they can play and learn on while being stuck inside.

    • Mom. Wife. Busy Life. says

      I love seeing the excitement on my daughter’s face when she plays these educational games on the computer. ABCMouse is her favorite!

    • Mom. Wife. Busy Life. says

      You’re welcome! Keep this list handy and allow your child to find the one he/she likes best!

  2. Leigh Anne Borders says

    Great list of websites for children. As a teacher, I recommend several of these to my own parents.

  3. Maryann D. says

    All of these educational sites are wonderful. My children had some subscriptions to the actual magazines from some of them.