is an excellent place to get quotations, thesaurus
entries, English usage tips, and more. Amazingly, it's all
Central is a kid-friendly site dedicated to words! It
features a student dictionary, word of the day, games,
rhymes, and more.
When you're desperately searching for a rhyme, synonym, or the
perfect phrase, this is the place to go.
comes complete with a thesaurus that is searchable by
headword and category, a dictionary, style guides, a
translator, and games.
Webster - collegiate dictionary and thesaurus
Dictionary is Microsoft's online World English
Dictionary. Easy to use, comprehensive.
for self-help legal guides, as well as a legal
Stuff Works contains fascinating articles that explain
how "stuff" - ranging from televisions to toilets to
ultrasounds - work.
Book Reviews: our list of online reviews.
home to an exceptional online encyclopedia service that is
free. Put in a search, and it will dig up relevant
encyclopedia articles and links to web sites.
is an online encyclopedia focusing on the arts.
Top 50 Searches with
Aaron Schatz summarizes and discusses the day's and week's top
50 searches at Lycos.
Buzz Index is
a daily summary of interest levels of Yahoo! visitors, divided
into categories like Movies, Sports, and Music.
contains an enormous selection of not only books, but software, music,
electronics, health products, kitchen items, computers, video games,
clothing, and more. Fantastic service and a wealth of information on the
While the range of products is not quite as large as its American
counterpart, Amazon Canada remains an excellent online store for Canadians
looking for music, books, software, video games, and more.
Barnes & Noble
Vast selection of books, music, gifts and more.
ToysIncluding Leap Frog and Baby BumbleBee Educational Toys and
DVDs. Free shipping provided with every purchase at Little Smarties Educational
Toy Store. Educational Toys for the Little Smarties in your life.
is a first-rate news site, replete with news stories in text,
video, and audio format.
allows users to customize their own home page in addition to
is a technology news site.
users with a RealArcade GamePass have access to high-quality
games (arcade, puzzle, word games, and more) and get a free video game of
their choice each month. The games offered include ones appropriate for
kids, as well as adults. RealArcade has over 180 games--click here for a free 30-day trial of RealArcade GamePass.
is home to a tremendous amount of online interactive games
using, of course, Shockwave technology. You'll find arcade,
puzzles, casino, and more for all ages. Be sure to download
their free Shockmachine which allows players to download games
they can play offline.
You'll find plenty of downloads, complete with reviews and
features downloadable software,
including freeware and shareware with reviews.
is Yahoo!'s web guide for kids. Links to sites for school
help, research, fun and games, and more. An Ask Earl section
allows kids to ask questions and read answers about a variety
Jeeves for Kids allows kids to type in a question in
natural language and wait for a number of links to sites that
may have the answers. They also get to "peek" at
questions other kids are currently asking.
is a filtered search engine that sorts
search results by grade level, contains Expert Picks,
and links to important reference tools.
is a personal online hard drive service. Here, users can store
and share files without using up their computer's hard drive
Alexa Toolbar is a very handy and free downloadable
toolbar that allows you to easily search the web (with Google),
block pop-up ads (you pick and choose), view statistics (such as traffic rankings and customer
reviews) and related sites for each site that you visit. It's
informative and a time saver.
Anonymizer offers a complete set of
online tools to protect consumers' privacy and security when they surf the
Internet. Anyone leery of online spies can feel safe and secure using this vigorous tool - Anonymizer Anonymous Surfing.
Create anonymous, disposable email addresses to protect your personal accounts against spam. Anonymizer Nyms.
to know which toys everyone
else is buying?
Take a peek here: Top Sellers in Toys
at Amazon, updated daily!
Education Network contains expert advice from teachers,
pediatricians, family therapists, and learning disabilities
therapists, as well as original articles and suggested
features a library of downloadable children's books,
some of which are free, as well as interesting articles that
offer tips on how to build children's reading skills.
Education is a department of the Family.com
mega-parenting site, and contains plenty of educational features and stories.
to Three is designed to help parents and
professionals alike understand the significance of the first 3 years
of a person's life.
Homes & Gardens features
a how-to encyclopedia, recipe center, gardening topics and a
tool for gardening plans online, decorating center, and more.
Home & Garden features
articles and ideas about crafts, decorating, gardening, and
features a library of inexpensive downloadable children's books, some of
which are free. These are original stories offered in English or
French that your kids will enjoy.
Fingers.com features games, activities, and storybooks for
Yuckiest Site on the Internet from the Discovery Channel
features games, activities, "Worm World", "Roach
World", and more.
Kids Favorite Fox Kids television
shows, like Pokemon, Digimon, and more, are featured here.
Information about the shows, plus games (like Digimon Pinball).
Channel's Live Cams features live cams
of animals (polar bears, gorillas, etc.) and other interesting
subjects (volcanoes, construction, etc.).
Kids Go behind the scenes and learn
more about PBS kids' shows, like Sesame Street, Between the Lions,
Zoboomafoo, Dragon Tales, Caillou, and more. Features games,
stories, and coloring pages too.
Science for Curious Kids is a nice
site for kids to learn about biology. Facts about snakes, lizards,
butterflies, dust, plants,and more. Plus, art activities.
Filled with information about Nick Jr. shows,
like Blue's Clues, Dora the Explorer, Bob the Builder, Maisy,
Franklin, and more. Meet the new host of Blue's Clues, Joe. Packed
with parenting tips, activities, games, crafts.
offers games and activities for Spongebob
allows users to type in ingredients on hand in order to find
web site features Emeril's recipes, a recipe wizard, and more.
Wizard is a site where users can organize and share recipes
by managing their own cookbook online.
is a well-organized site that features recipes, menus, and
tips from top chefs.
- covers a broad range of parenting topics. Both informative
and fun, this site is made by the publishers of Child and
Soup is built around
a variety of parenting categories and provides an all-purpose
base for parenting advice, issues, and concerns.
is a member of the Disney.com family and features great
articles from the Family Fun magazine, as well
as recipes, health issues, boards, and lots more.
reviews, study tools, articles, and more--all designed for
Place Besides offering parenting articles, the
parenting boards here are some of the best on the web.
Filled with information about Nick Jr.
shows, like Blue's Clues, Dora the Explorer, Bob the Builder,
Maisy, Franklin, and more. Meet the new host of Blue's Clues,
Joe. Packed with parenting tips, activities, games, crafts.
Guides By Age Group:
Guides By Product:
is a wonderful resource and
community with a network of sites, including Thrive.com
(dedicated to healthy living), Momsonline.com (dealing with
parenting issues, and ka-Ching (all about small business,
career, and money).
the internet for women!
Parenting, health, beauty, relationships, and more...features a huge community and loads of articles.
Weekly Online features
top entertainment news stories, reviews of movies, books, TV
shows, videos, and more, plus back issues of EW
contains an extensive reviews database
Internet Movie Database features movie and TV news,
top movies, photo galleries, and is an Amazon.com
Music Guide is part of AMG (All Media Guide) and
is dedicated to reviewing and tracking music.
Search is a music-only search engine with loads
of reviews and music news. Searchable sites are
Music Reviews: our list of links to online reviews.
With music downloads now such an
"iffy" thing, there is a certain level of comfort when you can
download music safely and legally. Our favorite site for music downloads
is RealRhapsody. Listen to Music Online with 750,000+ Songs at your fingertips with RealRhapsody. 14 day free trial, then only $9.95 month
The range of music offered will suit every member of the family.
Basically, your family can listen to any song in the library while online.
If users want to burn a song for offline use, it will cost them 79 cents.
Kids, especially tweeners and teens, love this!
is a premier site for reviews, previews, cheats, and gaming
news. Now requires a paid subscription for access to its