Things to do With Kids During the Heat of the Summer

June 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Kid's Corner, Parents' Place

One thing is for sure – summer is here! So. What do you do with the kids when its either too hot to play outside or they need a little quiet time to let mommy and daddy take a break  finish chores.

Here is a quick list of fun websites that will help keep the little one’s busy:

  • Smithsonian Institute: Learn about art, history, science, and more! : www.si.edu/kids
  • hotNational Geographic for Kids: Activities and experiments, cartoon factory, games, and more!: www.nationalgeographic.com/kids
  • FirstGovForKids: For older kids to sites about fighting crime, computers, space, careers, and more: www.kids.gov
  • Official NFL Football site for kids. Fun football facts, game highlights, games, be a play, sound off, and more! : www.playfootball.com
  • Time Magazine for Kids: Bringing the latest news to kids, poll zone, kids scoops, research tools, and more! www.timeforkids.com
  • Sports Illustrated for Kids: Top stories, contests, videos, news and blogs, league standings, games, and more! www.sikids.com
  • United States Mint: Fun and education tool that teaches kids about coins, the Mint, and US history. www.usmint.gov/kids
  • Ask for Kids: A search engine that is easy to use and with answers geared towards children. www.askkids.com
  • PBS Kids: A safe place for kids to explore and play hundreds of fun educational games with their favorite characters! www.pbskids.org
  • Brain POP: Animated science, health, technology, math, social studies, arts, quizzes with help for k – 12 kids.  www.brainpop.com
  • 3 – D Virtual World: Kid fun zone learning through play-access activities , video games, mobile apps, and more. www.jumpstart.com
  • Yahoo for Kids: Busy site with games, videos, movie trailers, jokes, sports, ecards, and more. www.kids.yahoo.com
  • Crayola Fun:  Have a creative type? Find coloring activities, arts and crafts, card creator, lesson plans, and so much more. www.crayola.com
  • Last but not least….www.funology.com

 

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