ALA's Great Websites for Kids These sites are recommended for parents, caregivers, teachers and others by librarians who work with kids, and with the web, every day.
National Child Care Information Center NCCIC.org is dedicated to the dissemination of information and resources on early care and education to parents, providers, and national, state and local agencies.
Reading Rockets This site, prepared by WETA public television, presents strategies, activities, and lessons designed to help young children learn to read.
Youth.gov This federal website provides interactive tools and other resources to help youth-serving organizations and community partnerships plan, implement, and participate in
effective programs for youth.
Children's National Medical Center Information from a pediatric hospital in Washington, DC who is a leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.
Facts for Families Information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Articles also available in Spanish.
HeadLice.org Learn how to identify and treat head lice. Includes games and quizzes for kids.
KidsHealth Children's health information presented for parents, for kids, and for teens.
SafeKids Worldwide Provides parents with information to protect their children from unintentional injury. This site deals with child safety tips and standards. Information includes product recalls and articles on everything from bike helmets and water safety to household poisons and the dangers of firearms. Sponsored by the Children's National Medical Center and Johnson & Johnson.
Kids-in-Mind The definitive parents' guide to movies and video since 1992, Kids-In-Mind rates films according to how much sex, nudity, violence, gore and profanity they contain.
Movie Mom's Reviews Columnist and film critic Nell Minow's movie reviews. Each review lists age-appropriateness and instances of profanity, nudity/sex, alcohol/drugs, violence/scariness and diversity issues.
ParentFurther Designed to help parents and families make informed decisions about mass media. Included are tips, fun activities, reviews and current research about the positive and harmful effects of television, movies, video games, etc.
Parental Media Guide This collective effort involving movie, television, music, and video game industry groups brings together industry guidelines and ratings systems on the content of these entertainment products.
Parents' Choice Parents' Choice recommends the best, most educational, and safest children's media products, books, magazines, and toys on the market.
A Parent's Guide to Anime A resource for parents to learn more about Japanese animation and choose materials that are appropriate for their children.
Great Schools Elementary, middle and high school information for public, private and charter schools nationwide. Search and compare schools; view test scores and class sizes; and find advice about going back to school, college prep, No Child Left Behind, summer reading lists and more.
Single Parents Network Articles and features of interest to single parents, including information on child support, juggling kids and work, finding good child care, statistics, and links to government resources.
Working Moms' Refuge Online community of working mothers, with articles on topics from family and careers to sports and recipes. The site also includes a section for dads.