Online Fun for Kids

In no particular order, here are links to some really cool websites. Learn while having fun at many of them!

Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and 3D printing app for everyone. It is used by designers, hobbyists, teachers, and kids, to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry – the list is truly endless!
Gamestar Mechanic is a game and community designed to teach kids the principles of game design and systems thinking in a highly engaging environment. It is designed for 7- to 14-year-olds but is open to everyone. It uses fun, game-based quests and courses to help you learn game design and make your own video games!
App Lab is a programming environment where you can make simple apps. Design an app, code with blocks or JavaScript to make it work, then share your app in seconds.
CodeMonkey is a fun and educational game environment where students learn to code in a real programming language, no previous experience needed.
Blockly Games is a series of educational games that teach programming. It is designed for children who have not had prior experience with computer programming. By the end of these games, players are ready to use conventional text-based languages.
CodeCombat is a platform for students to learn computer science while playing through a real game. CodeCombat is a game that gives players that agency and confidence with our robust typed code engine, which helps beginner and advanced students alike write proper, valid code.
TypingClub is the most effective way to learn how to type. It is web based, and highly effective. TypingClub is (and will always be) free for both individuals and schools.
Great Websites for Kids (American Library Association)
Britannica School
The go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos etc.  (if accessing from home, log in with your library card number and PIN)
(if accessing from home, log in with your library card number and PIN)
Build with Chrome
Draw a Stickman Draw your own adventure
National Geographic Kids Games, animals, photos, and lots more!
JigZone Jigsaw puzzles of all sizes and shapes Games from Nickelodeon
chessKIDS Academy Learn and play chess
Picassohead – Make and share your very own creation in the style of Picasso
FunBrain – Education games for practice in math, reading, and more
Cartoon Network Games with all your favorite characters
PBS Kids – Games, stories, songs, and more from popular PBS shows
Sesame Street Always a great place to visit!
Seussville – Lots of fun with characters from Dr. Seuss
Learning Games at Scholastic Games with your favorite Scholastic characters
Nickelodeon Jr. The Nickelodeon site for younger kids, play games, read and do crafts.
Fisher Price Online Games Interactive games and activities for young children
Maisy Fun Club Fun with Maisy and her friends