10 Educational Websites for Kids

Common Sense Media shares 10 educational websites for preschoolers, elementary school kids, and tweens and teens. These sites are fun, safe, and your kids won’t dread learning from them.


Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack

five of five stars
Recommended Ages: 2+
Personalized help prepares kids for preschool through activities designed to strengthen literacy, social and emotional skills, and knowledge of STEM subjects.


Peep and the Big Wide World

four of five stars
Recommended Age: 4+
Doable at-home science joins fun games and videos for pre-K.



five of five stars
Recommended Age: 4+
An outstanding learn-to-read site that is sure to engage little ones.


Arcademic Skill Builders

four of five stars
Recommended Ages: 6+
Kids can play math, vocabulary, and other-subject-related games for free.


Camp Google

four of five stars
Recommended Age: 7+
Weekly activities introduce kids to scientific concepts.


Maggie’s Earth Adventures

five of five stars
Recommended Ages: 8+
Free, engaging activities in all subject areas that teach elementary school kids about environmental issues around the world.



five of five stars
Recommended Ages: 9+
A maker community that celebrates building and creativity by encouraging kids to complete skill-based, hands-on challenges.


My Pop Studio

four of five stars
Recommended Age: 11+
A great way for kids to learn critical thinking.



four of five stars
Recommended Ages: 12+
Tween review YA literature for their peers, so your kids will appreciate the accessibility of peer opinions rather than the mixed-age opinions found on other sites.


Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips

four of five stars
Recommended Ages: 13+
Witty podcasts and posts offer tip and tricks on punctuation, word choice, grammar, and style.

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