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Search Engines and General Resources

Great Websites for Kids

This page has a list of great Internet resources on a variety of subjects for kids compiled by the librarians of the ALA's Association for Library Service to Children.

Ask Kids

A browsable search engine for kids from the makers of

Fact Monster

An online almanac for kids full of information on just about any subject.


A great starting place for information on the world's countries.  There are maps, flags, photos and statistics.


Arguably the Internet's most popular search engine.

Internet Public Library Kidspace

A clearinghouse of quality web sites on all subjects just for kids.  Be sure to check out the Features section, which takes you immediately to information all about commonly searched-for subjects.


Web search for kids by librarians.

Kids Know It

All sorts of educational information and games, with pages about everything from dinosaurs to the human body to geography.

Search.USA.Gov Images

An online image seach through the USA government.  Explore the rest of

the site for other useful topics.

Sun Prairie Area School District Students Page

Contains useful web resources for kids recommended by SPASD teachers and librarians.  Click here to go straight to resources for elementary schoolers, and here for resources for middle-schoolers.


Yahoo for kids, with games, video clips, and more right on the front page.