this page as your "One-Stop" for
internet enjoyment for your children.
Welcome to ShopContraCosta's
Fun Area For Kids where they can enter a contest and win a prize, solve
a quiz, play games, send a greeting card to a friend or family member,
enjoy coloring book activities, visit popular kids sites, .... and lots,
Just click on
one of the "links" below and the activity you select will appear.
You might want to take a look at Child
Safety On The Internet before your child
KIDS LEARNING SITES:
Internet School Sites
Learn To Read
Someone An On-Line Greeting Card
Illustrated For Kids
Geographic For Kids
Home Of British Children's Books
Street Books for Children in the U.K.
- Children's book section
of all kinds for your kids to enjoy including coloring book pages, paper
creations, stained glass making...and lots more.
created by P.G. Woodhouse, who kids can ask any question and get
an immediate answer (such as why do bees make honey?). Jeeves even
talks. Great for interaction between parents and children.
A web site
created by librarians for kids. You'll find lots of activities such as
theater, ghosts, cars, spacecraft, stories, poetry, pets,
child likes to write stories, this is the site for you. Send in your stories
and they'll be placed on the web. You
can tell friends to go to the web site to look at your story and even go
there yourself and check to see how many people looked at your story. More
than 26,000 stories written by kids from all over the planet.
for kids to hang around on the Net. There are lots of activities such as
pictures, stories, movies, penpals, web pages by kids…and more. Plenty
of information on how to use the Net with your children. Parents can participate.
enter these contests – AND WIN PRIZES but parental guidance is recommended.
Many people will enter these contests, only a few
lucky ones will win.
magazine made by kids, for kids. Visit the reading room and
Listen to music compositions by other children.
between a riddle and a "doodle". Look at the picture and try to figure
out the riddle within the image (correct answers are available).
TO DRAW! Whether you're a Genius Student (all students are geniuses), a
Parent/Teacher/Hero (all parents and teachers are heroes), or a Grown Up
who's always wanted to learn (everybody can learn how to draw),
Mark Kistler can help you blast off to amazing 3D drawing adventures! Mark
has taught over 40 million students in 17 countries around the world how
to draw in 3-D. He can teach you too!
like dinosaurs. Below are some great sites where you can enjoy a lot of
dinosaur stuff and look at some really cool pictures:
Children's Museam of Indianapolis
Gallery Of Dinosaur Art
on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs. It is designed for students of
all ages and levels of comprehension. It has an easy-to-use structure that
allows readers to start at a basic level on each topic, and then to progress
to much more advanced information as desired, simply by clicking on links.
Picture of the Day
the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating
universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional
A web site
that will let you find out about all the men and women people admire as
Heros…A teacher hero, an artist hero, a business hero etc. You can sign
the hero guestbook and write about your hero for every one to see.
other kids think about Web sites. Real kids write about real K-12 web sites.
The KIDS Report is a biweekly publication produced by K-12 students as
a resource to other K-12 students. It is an ongoing, cooperative effort
of 12 classrooms from around the United States. Teachers assist and provide
support, however students select and annotate all resources included in
every issue of the KIDS Report. The publication is supported by the Internet
Wildlife Federation Kids Stuff
riddles and facts about animals. An educational tour of water, wetlands,
endangered species and U.S. Public lands, and other fun science sites.
paper is fun, and some thing you can do at home…so make some paper and
use it to write a note
to a friend.
Childhood Pre-School Site
Idea Box Pre-School Site
designed especially for pre-schoolers, with colorful pictures and simple
writing (animals and stories). There are seasonal activities, craft ideas,
preschool projects, printable pages of worksheets, music activities, kids
cooking activities, and more.
Sites For Kids
cartoons, writing, art, science, games, sports, toys, music, entertainment
stories and solve mysteries on this web site. Write one and enter it in
a contest. Learn a new magic trick.
World Of Stories For Children
charming site, with a collection of stories for children: poetry, myths,
fairy tales, fables, campfire stories, and original stories and poems.
Help your children learn how to read by exploring Wendy's site with them.
figures like those created when you play the "Cat's Cradle Game" - figures
made from a loop of string which you wind around your fingers. See how
to make figures by yourself or with another person by passing the loops
back and forth.
by kids displayed in large type for easy reading, with links to information
about story characters. This site also has a collection of craft projects,
and a "treasure hunt". A good place for youngsters to get started
on the web.
House Tour For Kids
kids on a tour of the White House. Read about its history, the President,
children of various Presidents, White House Pets, etc. You can send
a letter to the President if you want.
version of the famous Yahoo site.
in and visit "Worm World" and "Cockroach World". An interesting learning
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