Public television producer WGBH has launched a bilingual website and preschool curriculum based on Peep and the Big Wide World, the Award-winning STEM series for 3-5 year olds. Each half-hour episode contains two stories which highlight specific science concepts, plus two live-action shorts presenting real kids playing and experimenting with these concepts in their own big wide worlds. The accompanying site includes bilingual games and apps, a 6-unit STEM curriculum, professional development video modules for early childhood educators, and science resources and activity ideas for families.
This website was created by the British Council for children who are learning English. Here they will find games, songs, stories, and many activities to help them learn the new language.
This area of the Internet Public Library is just for kids. Here you will find many resources like reference books, study tips, and even games and craft ideas.
This poetry club offers examples of different styles of poetry, poems written by kids, and a section where kids can submit their own poems.
This website, offered by PBS Kids, features bilingual games and activities from the popular television show, Maya and Miguel.
SummerReading.org is a website hosted by the public libraries of New York, Brooklyn, and Queens. The website suggests bilingual books and activities for kids, teens, and adults, as well as other online resources.
Los Bloguitos, managed by children's authors and illustrators, is a Spanish-language blog for Spanish-speaking children. It highlights colorful tales, poetry, drawings, and more.
Childtopia offers hundreds of interactive, educational games for kids on a subscription basis, though some games may be tested for free. The Web site, based in Spain, is available in Spanish, Catalan, Basque, English, and French.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, announces which sites that the Great Web Sites for Kids (GWS) committee added to its list in fall 2008.