Mad River Elementary School Libraries

The mission of the library is to help staff and students reach curriculum goals and develop life-long love of literature and books.

 

Fun Stuff

Check out these sites for reading, writing, video clips, games and more!

The aim of 4Kids2Play is to create a safe place for the very young to explore the internet and learn how to use the computer. There will be no buttons or links leading to pages outside this domain.

   

Funbrain contains games that make learning fun.

   

Funology is the best place on the Web to find things to do. Not just while you're sitting at the computer, but anywhere. Things to do by yourself or with your friends, your parents, your pets, anyone. We'll teach you a million and one ways to make things, explore the world, and discover skills you never knew you had. You'll use words, numbers, facts, ideas, and objects you find around the house. It's one place where you'll never be bored!

   

The Games site offers games for grade levels K -8.

   

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. They have created this list of links to Great web sites for kids.

   

How Stuff Works is the easiest way to keep up with all the great stuff going on in the world. The site contains trivia, videos, and articles.

   

JigZone is an online Jigsaw Puzzle where you choose the level of difficulty from a simple 6 piece cut to a challenging 247 piece cut.

   

Kids Boogaloo

Kids Boogaloo is a place for you to have some fun. There are games, and ideas for for games. Enjoy!

   

The Lego site includes games, comics, movies, downloads, and a club to join.

   

Recognized as one of the nation’s top museums for families and children, the Strong National Museum of Play® is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame® and the world’s largest collection of toys, dolls, games and other items that celebrate play.

   

National Geographic for Kids has animal facts, games, videos, stories, activities, people, places, and photos.

   

This site is sponsored by the National Gallery of Art. If offers. You can enjoy adventures with art, activities and projects on this site.

   

The PBS Kids site includes coloring, games, videos, music, stories and interaction with PBS programs.

   

The Scholastic site includes author exclusives, games, videos, and a blog.

   

U.S.A. Games are online games designed with these goals: 1) To add sound and visual effects to make learning fun and more memorable. 2) To design games with many difficulty levels so that players will continue to be challenged no matter how far they progress. 3) To provide games that will exercise players' brains.