12 Great Educational Websites for Kids and Young Learners
After we have covered a number of search engines kids can use to safely navigate the web, we are sharing with you some of popular websites that provide educational content designed specifically for kids and young learners. From learning about how the world around us functions to exploring the intricacies of outer space, these platforms are ideal for engaging kids in fun and immersive learning experiences that can help them develop their intellectual and cognitive skills. Links to the websites are under the visual. Check them out and share with us your feedback.
1- BrainPOPBrainPOP offers engaging educational content in the form of animated videos covering a wide vareity of content areas including Math, social studies, science, engineering, health, arts, music and many more.2- Discovery MindBlownDiscovery MindBlown offers a collection of educational resources kids and young learners can use to explore and learn about the world. These include games, puzzles, videos, books, activities and many more3- The Lawrence Hall of ScienceAccess tons of interactive educational materials to help kids learn about science. It provides hands-on activities and games that introduce kids to the world of science.4- Nat Geo Kids‘Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.’5- PBS Kids‘PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity. By involving parents, teachers, caregivers and communities as learning partners, PBS KIDS helps to empower children for success in school and in life.’6- KodableKodable helps kids develop coding skills and learn computer science. It offers over ’70 lessons with both on-screen and off-screen components. Every lesson includes instruction guidance, vocabulary words, and student materials. You can teach K-5 computer science as it’s own content area or integrate into math, ELA, digital citizenship, robotics, or other subject area.’7- ABCYaABCYa features a wide collection educational games and apps designed specifically for kids. Games are arranged into different levels and content areas.8- Funbrain‘Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.’9- DOGO News‘With over 3,000 articles on topics ranging from Science and Social Studies to International current events, DOGOnews exposes kids to the world around them and helps develop vocabulary and reading skills.’
10- Scratch‘With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.’
11- Smithsonian EducationSmithsonian Education offers tons of educational materials and resources that kids can use to learn about different topics including sicence, history, art, nature and many more.
12- NASA Kids ClubHelp young learners explore outer world and learn more about space with these educational activities and learning materials desifned and offered by NASA.
Sources:1- 10 Awesome Educational Websites for Kids You Must Bookmark (MakeUseOf)2- 25 Great Educational Websites for Kids (Care)3- 20 Really Cool and Useful Websites for Kids (Lifehack)4- Educational Sites That Are Good for Kids (New Kids-Center)5- Best Websites for Kids (Digital Trends)