Papillion-La Vista School District

​Library Resources

 

4Kids Web Site - This site has games and activities for children and can assist children in using the web with homework.
http://www.4kids.org/

 

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Arbor Day - Information about Arbor Day and NE City
http://www.arbor-day.net/
 
Ask.com - Good research site
http://www.ask.com/?o=0&l=dir
 
Ask Jeeves for Kids - The "kid friendly" version of Ask Jeeves that is built with students in mind. Just ask a question and receive an answer. Study Help is also available by clicking the book stack.
http://www.ajkids.com
 
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Ben and Jerry's Halloween Games - Play lots of spooky fun games here
http://www.benjerry.com/fun/halloween/games/
 
Ben and Jerry's Online Games - Variety of games
http://www.benjerry.com/fun/online/
 
Berit's Best Sites for Children - Great site for children to go to keep themselves entertained while learning at the same time.
http://www.beritsbest.com/
 
Billy Bear's on Holiday - LOTS of holiday games and activities
http://www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/fun.htm
 
Book Flix - This is a great website for reading and listening to books on every topic!
(Requires Passwords) http://auth.grolier.com/login/bookflix/login.php
 
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Cool Science for Curious Kids - Explore the microscopic world around you, see what's in the air you breathe, discover how caterpillars change into butterflies, and learn about plants. This great site features animations, sounds, quizzes, and hands-on activities from five children's and science museums around the United States. The site is targeted at elementary school students.
http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/
 
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Dance Mat Typing - Practice your typing skills here!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
 
Discovery Kids - Discovery Channel animal information and lots more.
http://kids.discovery.com/
  
 
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Enchanted Learning - Site claims to be a great beginner site for teaching young ones how to navigate the web. The topics are child oriented and very eye-catching.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html
 
Eric Carle's Web Site - Site provides info on children's author Eric Carle and his books.
http://www.eric-carle.com/home.html
 
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Facts 4 Me - research on many topics
(Requires Passwords)  http://facts4me.com/login.php
 
Fact Monster - Access to on-line reference materials such as an atlas, almanac, dictionary, and encyclopedia.
http://www.factmonster.com/
 
Fun Brain - FunBrain.com enables teachers to integrate games and thousands of assessment quizzes into their daily lesson plans.
http://www.funbrain.com
 
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Gamequarium - Educational games
http://www.gamequarium.com/
 
Golden Sower Web Site - The Golden Sower Award site for Nebraska's Children't Choice Award, sponsored by the Nebraska Library Association.
http://www.nebraskalibraries.org/goldensower/index.htm
 
Grammar Lady On-line - This site contains frequently asked grammar questions and examples, columns about grammar questions, the grammar tip of the week, an email address to talk with the Grammar Lady, and the typo of the week. There is also an 800 number children can use.
http://www.grammarlady.com/
 
 
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Halloween games - Go to Ben and Jerry's site and play a Halloween game.
http://www.benjerry.com/fun/halloween/games
 
How Stuff Works - Science for kids--explains many science concepts
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
 
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Jan Brett's Home Page - Jan Brett is the author and illustrator of many children's books. She has a distinctivve style that really appeals to children of primary age. There are activities, teacher helps, and other fun stuff for kids here.
http://www.janbrett.com/
 
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Kids Click - Web search for kids put together by librarians. Guides elementary users to age appropriate web sites.
http://www.kidsclick.org/
 
Kids on the Web - Web site set up by Brendan Kehoe for kids, parents and teachers.
http://www.zen.org/~brendan/kids.html
  
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May Pole Dance - Here is a fun site for the month of May.
http://revver.com/video/255287/may-pole-dance
 
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National Geographic for Kids - This is a fun, varied site. It main thrust seems to be discussion groups for kids.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html
 
Nebraska Access - Click on biographies for Explorer and president reports.
http://nebraskaccess.ne.gov/resources.asp
 
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PBS Kids - educational games
http://pbskids.org/
 
Pebble Go- research website
 
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Scholastic Activities for Students - Learning activities for students
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/learn.jsp
 
Science for Parents - This site provides background information about the scientific process for parents as well as great experiments that can be done with simple equipment at home.
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Science/index.html
 
Sea and Sky - This site explores the oceans and the land.
http://seasky.org
  
 
Seussville Games - Games in honor of Dr. Seuss
http://www.seussville.com/games/
 
Smithsonian Institution - MANY topics about the USA
http://www.si.edu/
 
Starfall - Reading skills for primary grades (K-2)
http://www.starfall.com/
 
Sump Memorial Library - Look for books, check the summer schedule, and lots more.
http://www.papillion.ne.us/
 
SwitchZoo - Make new animals here!
http://switchzoo.com/zoo.htm
 
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Time for Kids - This is Time Magazine for kids. It breaks down topics into interest categories like the regular Time Magazine, however they are at the student's level.
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/index.html/
 
Time for Kids News - News and information for students
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/
 
Tornado Project - This site has everything kids would want to know about tornadoes including safety rules, how cells form, photos, videos, puzzles and the Fujita scale. There are links to other sites, too.
http://www.tornadoproject.com/
 
 
Typing Club:
Great site for students to practice keyboarding skills through a series of lessons. Students will need to use their personal password.
 
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Volcano World - Calls itself "The premier source of volcano info on the web" and justifiably so.What starts off as a very colorful but simple homepage, connects with about every volcanic site on the web. Under volcano starting points, you can view any volcano on earth and even volcanoes on other planets. You can interact with volcanists, visit their volcano mall for posters etc. and about anything else you could ever want to find out about volcanoes.
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/
 
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Weather.com
 
World Book Online - This is available for Papillion-La Vista students. There are 3 reading levels plus a Spanish edition. (Requires Passwords)  http://www.worldbookonline.com?subacct=N7654
 
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Yahooligans - This a fun and educational site for children. It is a way for them to gather information and learn without even realizing it. There are many subject areas covered.
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/
 
Youth Sports Network - An organized home page that allows students to find instruction/lessons/tips in all sports. Information can be located on health and fitness. Not only are online games available, but ideas for parents to do things at home in their own backyard is available.When studying a particular sport, a history of the sport and of the people behind its invention is available. You will also find historical information about past/current legends of the sport.
http://www.ysn.com/

 

 

                                                             


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