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Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:26:00 +0000

 



3 Top Online Dictionaries for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Children need dictionaries just like adults, and these online dictionaries for kids are perfect homework helpers.



How to Get Access to Hundreds of Disney Books...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Disney Story Central offers hundreds of your favorite Disney books and stories with interactive reading experiences on your iOS device or computer.



5 Great Email Programs for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Are you looking for safe email for kids? Here are some options for allowing your kids to exchange email with friends and family - and no one else.



Preschoolers Through Teens Learn About Email...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Apps for kids and teens to learn about email in a safe environment and a toymail and app for preschooler to enjoy message with a toy.



What Is Sexting and Why Is It a Problem?

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Sexting is becoming more prevalent among young people as technology advances. Find out what sexting is and some reasons you should know more.



KBs, MBs and GBs: An Explanation of Memory and...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Are KBs bigger than MBs? How much is a GB? Why is my hard drive smaller than I thought? Find the answers to your computer storage and memory questions.



Try These Kid-Friendly and Safe Web Browsers

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Looking for a great child-safe Web browser that for your kids to use? Here are a few options that will help parents protect their children on the Web.



The U.S. Constitution for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The U.S. Constitution for Kids introduces children to the highest law of our American democracy. K- 12th grade students can learn about the constitution by visiting a series of high quality websites.



How to Change Firefox's Popup Blocker Settings

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Popups are often annoyances that Firefox helpfully blocks. But in some cases, you may want to allow the popups on certain sites. Here's how to do it.



How to Make Facebook Photos Private

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Want to share your Facebook photos with some friends and family, but not everyone? Learn how to make your Facebook Photos Private.



9 Greatest Toy Laptops for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Toy laptops for kids can be just the thing to get kids motivated to learn a few new skills. These are affordable and educational.



7 Best Science Websites for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Kids and science can go hand in hand again thanks to this great list of science websites for kids. We've vetted each site for its science awesomeness.



How To Make Your iPad Safe For Your Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Sharing your iPad with your kids in a safe and protected way.



5 Ways Kids Can Read About the Declaration of...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The U.S. Declaration of Independence for Kids introduces children to the history and heritage of our American democracy. K through 12th grade students can learn about the Declaration of Independence by visiting a series of high quality websites.



Virtual Tour of the White House

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Virtual Tour of the White House offers information about planning a fun, informative online trip. Visit the White House from the comfort of your home by taking a virtual tour of the White House.



Virtual Field Trip to the Pyramids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

This virtual field trip to the pyramids is a fantastic tour of the ancient tombs and temples of Egypt, aimed at elementary, middle and high school ages.



Your Data Isn't "Up There" in the Cloud - So...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

What is the cloud and how does the rise of cloud computing impact our privacy and security?



Sexting- What Parents Need to Know

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Educating parents and children on the dangers of sexting is one of the most important issues in today's culture.



How to Disable the Popup Blocker in Internet...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Disable the popup blocker in Internet Explorer



10 YouTube Channels for Kids and Teens

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

YouTube Channels with videos that will engage kids through teens.



Students Will Love The Virtual Tour Of This...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Students can take a virtual trip to The Science Museum and have a great time learning science



Buying a Family Computer: Laptop or Desktop?

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Take these factors into account when buying a new computer to help you decide between a laptop and a desktop.



6 Best Handheld Gaming Devices for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Looking for handheld video games for your kids? Here's a list of some of the top handheld gaming devices for kids.



10 Favorite LIttle-Kid-Safe Videos on YouTube

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

YouTube is a wonderful resource for finding videos for kids online. These are some favorite kids' videos on YouTube.



Is Leapfrog's My Own Leaptop Good as a Child's...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

My Own Leaptop from Leapfrog is a great introduction to technology learning for your two to four year old—a great first computer for your child.



Keep Your Kids Safe Online

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Online safety is a big concern for parents. Learn how to go beyond the filters to promote Internet safety for your kids.



6 Amazon Services That Will Make Your Life Easier

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Six very helpful services from Amazon that many people don't know about.



The Best Websites for Free Movies and Videos...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

From their favorite TV shows and cartoons to videos on YouTube, kids love to watch videos online. These are some of the best free sites to watch videos for kids.



Websites About Relativity and Albert Einstein...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Einstein for Kids is an article about Albert Einstein and his famous relativity equation E=MC2. The article lists educational web pages about Einstein for kids in elementary school, middle school, and high school.



Five Great Starter Tablets Your Kids Will Love

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

If your kids are begging to use your iPad or to get them one of their own, but you're hesitant, start them off with one of these kid-friendly tablets.



6 Virtual Worlds Tweens Will Love

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

If your kids are outgrowing Webkinz, but are too young for Teen Second Life, these transitional virtual worlds for tweens are just the thing.



5 Places for Kids and Teens to Learn How to...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Imagine making your own video games or virtual worlds! Learning to program is not just fun and useful for future career opportunities. It builds logic, problem solving and creative thinking skills, too.



How to Disable Your Popup Blocker

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

How to Allow Pop Ups When You Have a Pop Up Blocker Installed.



How to Add a New User Profile in Windows Vista

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Create accounts for each user of the family computer that runs Windows Vista to control access to system settings. This tutorial will show you how.



Keep Cash in Your Pocket While Shopping Online

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

How to save money shopping online while lounging on your couch.



Virtual Field Trip to the Liberty Bell

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Take a virtual field trip to the Liberty Bell to learn about this American symbol of freedom. This online tour lets families visit the Liberty Bell in Historic Philadelphia via the Internet.



Four Fun Math Websites for Middle School Students

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Here are four helpful math-focused websites created specifically for middle school students. These sites are free, educational and fun.



How to Limit Your Child's Computer Use

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

How much time should your child spend online and how do you enforce those rules? Find out.



7 Free and Fun Virtual Worlds for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Let's find a safe space online for kids to hang out and have fun in. These sites are age-appropriate and generally free.



What to Consider When Buying a Computer For...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Buying a computer for your child is a big step. Ask your self these top five questions before you start shopping for a computer to simplify the task.



5 Great Books for Teaching Kids to Code

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Teach your kids to code in a variety of languages with these great kid-friendly programming books.



Is Starfall Educational Website a Good Place...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

A full review of the Starfall.com educational website, including pros and cons.



Kids Can Learn Basic Typing Skills with Dance...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Learn to type with cartoon characters and lots of encouragement on BBC's Dance Mat Typing. Kids learn keyboarding skills with fun challenges.



Everything Parents Should Know About Video Games

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

A guide for parents on everything they should know about video games and gaming for their kids.



Find a Wealth of Great Books Online for Free

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

These sites allow you to listen to or read books online for free. There are classic books, children's books, reference books and more.



Don't Post Pictures of Your Kids Online Without...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Is it safe to post photos of your kids? Learn the dangers of posting photos of kids, as well as ways to keep them safe.



Learn About Ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece Online

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Using the Internet to learn about Ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece is an educational activity which can help bring history alive for kids. Visit websites with kid-friendly information and pictures about the classical world.



Try These Free and Fun Websites for Girls

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Finding fun or educational websites for girls that are high quality can be a challenge. These free websites should appeal to girls and parents.



4 Websites that Let You Make Wish Lists for Free

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Wish lists make it easy to share wanted items with your friends and family, without any hassle. Easily create a wish list or gift registry using these 4 free online wish list websites.



Experience the Empire State Building without...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Learn about the historic Empire State Building through timelines, videos, and 360 degree VR tours. Plus, find teaching materials for the classroom.



Is The Fisher-Price Digital Arts and Crafts...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

A review of the Fisher-Price Digital Arts and Crafts Studio that allows children to exercise their artistic creativity with an simple electronic tool.



The 5 Best Homework Helper Websites

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Websites that have many resources to help your kids and teens find homework help.



Create Fun Virtual Sand Art on Thisissand.com

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Sand art is simple art form for limitless creativity. Now, Thisissand.com offers a way to do sand art online with all the fun and none of the mess!



Is a Smartphones a Risk for Your Child?

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The smartphone convenience is undeniable, and for a child seemingly mandatory. As a parent, consider the risks for your kid and how to protect them.



Wonder Workshop's Dash Might Be the Robot Pal...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Is Wonder Workshop's programmable robot Dash worth the price tag? We've got a review of Dash and a few programming challenges just for fun.



The Best Media Streaming Device For Your Family

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Comparing the main players in the Digital Media Streaming device category to help families choose what to buy.



How to Download and Read "White Fang" by Jack...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

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How to Demystify the School Bus for Your...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Prepare your child for their first bus ride with this virtual field trip to the school bus. Find videos, activities, and a VR tour of the school bus.



5 Apps To Keep Your Kids Active Year Round

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

5 mobiles apps that will help provide fitness and movement to kids



Why You Shouldn't Search for Educational Apps...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Choosing apps for babies and toddlers is different than choosing quality apps for other family. We've to tips to help you make the best app choices.



Learning Is Fun and Free on the Sheppard...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Sheppard Software is an excellent website for kids, featuring learning games that challenge any school-age child. Best of all, it's free!



Pssst... Looking for Great Toddler Apps?

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Choosing the best apps for toddlers from all of the many choices isn't easy. We've researched some great toddler-friendly apps so you don't have to.



Can the Location of the Family Computer Keep...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Where you put the family computer in your home needs to take into account how the computer will be used, who will be using it, and space requirements.



4 Virtual Worlds for Teenagers

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Which sites are still cool? If you're looking to get lost in a virtual world, boy do we have a list of site for you!



How Were the Presidents Chosen for Mount...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Go online to take a Virtual Field Trip to Mount Rushmore and see a breathtaking 360 degree panoramic picture of the National Monument. Learn about Mount Rushmore online and experience one of the USA’s most awesome attractions.



The Pros and Cons of the VTech Whiz Kid...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The VTech Whiz Kid PC Learning System combines education and fun for kids from 3-6.



video games for kids, software for kids, buying...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

These tips will help you choose quality software and video games for your young children.



Free Games for Toddlers

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Does your toddler want to play some free games? We took a look around and found the best of what's free.



Sphero BB-8's "Secret" Coding Apps Revealed

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Sphero's BB-8 Droid is cute, but does he have substance to back it up? We've got a review, but also tips for taking him to the next level.



Preschoolers Find Can Lots to Do on Sheppard...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Sheppard Software's website offers a great learning experience for preschoolers. Games are varied, fun, educational and even teach computer skills.



DreamBox Learning K-2 Math

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

DreamBox Learning K-2 Math is a math website designed to grow with your child, as well as provide useful feedback to parents about the child’s skills.



How To Create iRules Tech Contracts With Your...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The iRules, a new book, will help you create a tech contract with your teens and tweens



6 Things to Consider Before Buying an Xbox...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Is the Xbox Kinect a family-friendly option, or is that a lot of hype? Here are some thins you should know before you buy Kinect for Xbox 360 for your family.



This Christmas, View, Track and Interact with...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Just like everyone else, Santa has a Web presence. Here are the best sites to find Santa Claus, send Santa an email and track his annual flight.



Your Kids Will Love These 10 Fun Educational...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

10 reference websites for your kids to find information and get answers to questions.



Tech Gifts and Computer Toys for Babies and...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Babies and Toddlers like to dabble with computers. These gifts introduce them to technology while keeping your computer and tech devices safe.



Protect Your Children from Cyberbullying

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Learn how to protect your kids from cyberbullying attacks.



A Closer Look at the LeapFrog Didj Custom...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The Didj Custom Gaming System from LeapFrog is a hand-held gaming unit designed for kids to have fun and learn, and involve parents in their learning.



Free Coloring Pages for Kids

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Kids love to color, but you may not always have a coloring book on hand. These sites will keep your kids busy coloring with characters they already love.



Recommended Ages for Computer and Online Time

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

There is no right or wrong time to introduce your child to the family computer. The choice is based on your parenting style, your values and your child.



Parenting in a Connected World

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

How much technology is too much for your kids?



LeapFrog Tag Reading System

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The LeapFrog Tag Reading System helps kids learn to read while having fun. Is it right way for your kids to learn?



Best Home Technology Products For Families

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Recommended best home technology products for families in 5 different tech categories.



How Your Kids Can Enjoy Learning To Code For Free

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Kids can learn coding through free iPad apps and websites.



Can't Get to Italy to See the Tower of Pisa?...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Take a virtual field trip to Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa through these fun and informative resources that include 360-degree​ panoramic tours!



6 Reasons Why Your Family Needs Kinect for Xbox...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

If you can't decide if your family should get an Xbox 360 with Kinect, here are six fun reasons to nudge you into making the decision to buy.



3 Essential Ways to Keep Your Child Safe on the...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Three great websites for families to learn more and keep up-to-date on Using the Internet and Internet Safety.



Use the Health Resources on Arthur Family...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

A new website by PBS KIDS' Arthur Family Health helps kids deal learn about children's health issues in a fun way.



Is "Toy Story Mania!" for the Wii More...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

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8 Book Recommendation Websites for Children,...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Book websites that will help parents of children, teen and tweens find books that their kids will enjoy. Teens will enjoy some of the book websites also.



5 Apps to Help Families Stay In Touch

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Five apps that helps families stay in touch, share photos and connect with each other.



4 Apps To Help Your Tweens Learn About Civics...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Education apps for tweens and teens to learn all about the U.S. Government, Civics and our Constitution.



Don't Be Clueless About Your Teen on Instagram

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Keep your teens safe on Instagram with a little knowledge and some simple tips.



Free eCards for Kids - The Best Free eCards for...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

These are the best free eCards for kids and families.



A Parent's Guide to Cyberbullying

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Cyberbullying is becoming a big problem, especially among teens. Learn what cyberbullying is and how to avoid it.



Make a Stop Motion Animated Movie

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Make a stop motion animated movie with your kids. It's an easy and fun project for rainy days.



10 Reasons the MiP IS the Hottest Gift This Year

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

The MiP robot is an amazing toy and more and there are many reasons why people of all ages will love it. Here are 10.



Videos for Kids - Watching Free Videos Online...

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Hulu is a great place to watch online videos for free. Here are some tips and tricks for watching hulu with your kids.



2 Fun Virtual Worlds Girls Will Enjoy

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Girls just wanna have their own space! Check out these great virtual worlds for girls.



16 Free Places to Watch TV Online

2016-09-24T11:26:00Z

Do you want to watch TV online? Find the best spots to watch your favorite old and new TV shows online for free.