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Fun Sites & Homework Help

Just for Fun

  • The Best Children's Books
    Teachers' lists of the best children's books, sorted by topic and reading level.
  • Netsmartz
    Netsmartz: A fun site for parents, kids, and teens with 3D, animated activities that will help develop safe surfing habits on the internet.
  • ALA Great Sites for Kids
    A comprehensive listing of great web sites for kids, compiled by the American Library Association.
  • KidsClick!
    Kids Click! Internet resources of interest to kids selected and organized by a team of librarians. Things found on this site include Current Events, Science and Math, Weird and Mysterious.
  • Space Place
    NASA's Space Place web sites in English and Spanish. Children can probe and unveil the mysteries of the Universe through hands-on activities.

Homework Help

  • The World Almanac for Kids Online
    A great resource for homework, research, and learning for fun. Read articles, watch videos, take quizzes, do puzzles, and more, on many different topics. Log in with your Willimantic Public Library card number.
  • researchIT CT
    Search online databases, access magazine and newspaper articles, search the catalog of all Connecticut libraries, and more.
  • Khan Academy
    A library of instructional videos covering K-12 math, science, and humanities topics. Students can learn for free by using videos, practice exercises, and assessments.
  • Discovery's Science Fair Central
    A wonderful starting place for grades 4-8
  • Successful Science Fair Projects
    A great place to read about and understand what makes a good science fair project.
  • KidsHealth
    Health info, homework help, and advice for parents, kids, and teens.
  • The Link
    The LINK: Your source for homeschool news and information.
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