So you're looking for some good kids' Web sites? You can start with the family content in Care2's Healthy and Green Living channel. See some of our super creative and fun eco-friendly Crafts and Hobbies. If you're looking for some outdoor entertainment, think outside of the box with Care2's great recommendations for Nature Activities. And if you have a wee one in the house, learn all about bringing up a Healthy Baby with our dozens of articles about green parenting. When you're done with us, find other worlds of information for kids from these favorite sites.
THE BEST KIDS ONLY! LINKS
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Animaland. From the ASPCA comes some great cartoon animations, games to play, animal info, and more!
BBC Nature Online. Learn curious facts and news about the planet we live in including wild animals and human evolution. Informative and entertaining site is geared towards older children.
Eek! Environmental Education for Kids. Brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Eek is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.
Earth Science Enterprise. This kids only site provides interesting information on how NASA studies all facets of the Earth such as natural hazards, air, land, and water. A unique feature is the “Did You Know?” section which provides a new factoid every time you refresh the web page. What would a great page be without games? Play the Kids Only Games with puzzles and trivia questions to test your knowledge!
Energy Quest. For all you need to know about what runs our everyday appliances. Features a thorough timeline of historical energy events as well as descriptions of famous scientists' lives. Research all aspects of energy in the "Energy Library" and don't forget to have fun with the "Puzzle and Games" section when you are all done exploring the interactive site.
Explorers' Club. Get ready to explore your environment and learn about the neat things you can do to protect it. There are games, pictures, stories, and other fun things. Created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Kidlink. Here's a site that empowers kids and youth age 15 and younger to build global networks. This amazing site has brought together 110,000 kids from around the world to discuss problems affecting their countries and to work together to solve them.
Kids For A Clean Environment (KIDS F.A.C.E). Check out this cool site dedicated to an organization started in 1989 by 9-year-old Melissa Poe. Since then, it has grown to include 300,000 individual members from 15 countries. Find information on joining or creating a local Kids F.A.C.E. chapter.
Kids Go Wild!. Ready for a wild adventure? Find out what's going on around the world in the Wild News section. Or, check out Wild Animal Facts. Like games? Test your skills and creativity by playing in their online Wild Arcade.
Kids Planet. This site has an extensive collection of wild animal fact sheets, a teacher table, and lots of fun games to keep you entertained. Created by the Defenders of Wildlife.
Maggie's Earth Adventures. Follow Maggie and her dog, Dude, as they are sent on new missions to investigate environmental problems that harm the Earth. You can perform experiments watch cartoons and play games to familiarize yourself with the problems in our environment. You might just spend all day investigating in this one-of-a-kind site!
Office of Naval Research. Go here to find features oceanography information for students. They have fascinating photos of deep sea wildlife, plus images of the vessels used to get there.
Rainforest Action Network Kids Corner. This site provides excellent resources for young people looking to protect the world's rainforests. Features fact sheets, questions and answers, plus real stories of kids who are working to save the rainforest!
Ranger Rick's Kids Zone. Ranger Rick wants you to learn about animals, the habitats they live in, and why you should protect both. Find online environment tours, outdoor game ideas, and animal jokes.
Recycle City. Learn more about recycling than you ever dared! Find out where all the garbage goes and how recycling saves money in this colorful interactive map.