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Kid Safe Search Sites

Search Engines and Directories |Search Subject Index | Search Tips

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Search Engines and Directories:
Duck Duck Go Duck Duck Go Provides a clean, uncluttered interface and a no-tracking privacy policy. No advertisements. Great additional tools for calculations, conversions, important dates, etc. can be found under "goodies" http://duckduckgo.com/goodies.html

Google Safe Search for Kids
Google Safe Search for kids that removes explicit content from your search results.

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Kid Rex KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and are powered by Google Custom Search™ and use Google SafeSearch™ technology.
Duckster Duckster - Biographies for kids. Learn the life story and biography of influencial people: US Presidents, World Leaders, Inventors, Women, Artists.
WolframAlpha - Computational Knowledge Engine
This is a great site for statistics and comparisons. For example enter the name of two countries and search. The results will generate a table of comparative information.
Answers.Com
Great for when you need fast facts. Gives dictionary and encyclopedia information.
OneKey.Com
OneKey is partnered with Google and uses a filter to search the web for kids. It also has a directory of web sites.
Ask.Com
Formerly Ask Jeeves. This is a great site for kid friendly information, images and news! Filtered images

Ask for Kids
Ask.com's version for kids. Questions can be asked in sentence form, and the number of results is reasonable but not overwhelming for students.

Ithaki for Kids
Metasearch site which searches directories such as Yahooligans and KidsClick
Dib, Dab, Doo, and Dilly, Too
Safe search engine with a very good directory of web sites for both children and teens.
 

Database Resources

Mrs. Mullin's Collection
Mrs. Modena's Collection

 

Search by Subject Index:

KidsClick!
A searchable web directory created by "a bunch of librarians" at the Ramapo Catskill Library System.
KidsKonnect.Com
A directory of educational and fun web sites created by educators.

TFK
The online version of Time For Kids magazine from the people at Time magazine. This site keeps you on top of the news and lets you create, learn, get involved, explore, play games and access tools to help you with your homework.

Great Sites for Kids
Directory of web sites for students, parents, and teachers compiled by the Association for Library Service for Children
InfoPlease
An online almanac, encyclopedia, and dictionary. This site also has a daily almanac, breaking news, and fun stuff.
FactMonster
Online dictionary, encyclopedia and almanac. Also homework help and some fun and games links. From Information Please.
CyberSleuth Kids
A searchable directory of web sites compiled by teachers.
Pandia Kids & Teens
This is a large directory of selected web sites.

Kids.Net.Au
This Australian site uses the Kids section of the Open Directory Project as the basis for its directory. Good collection of web sites for school work or just for fun.

KinderStart
KiderStart is a family-friendly portal with a searchable directory of web sites for both parents and children. This is a good site for the family that wants to surf together, but there are probably better sites for students who need information for school work.
First Gov for Kids
There is a wide variety of topics such as art, history, animals, and fun stuff at this US government site. It includes links to both government and commercial web sites.
Surfing the Net With Kids
A guide to safe web sites by Barbara J. Feldman. There is also a good collection of games.
The Awesome Library for Kids
Sites are arranged by subject matter.
 

 

Copyright Free Photos:

Creative Commons Search - One stop that seaches sites like Flickr, Fotopedia, Google Image, Open Click Art Library, and Wikimedia Commons.
Getty Images - free photos and video clips

Royalty Free Clipart from Microsoft

iClipart - clipart, photos, and more
Freebyte - List of free clipart sites

 

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Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham, MA
Updated October 2015