Summer is coming right up, and with it is the potential for bored children. While it’s great to get the kids outside in the sunshine, sometimes it’s too hot or they’ve already spent plenty of time playing outside and want computer time. Here are some sites they may enjoy.
PBS’s EekoWorld – Designed for kids ages 6-9 and can be used as an educational tool in grades K-4. Kids can design their own EekoCreature while learning about the environment. You can even print out a card game called Loco Cheeko that features your EekoCreature.
Kids R Green – Green games and activities you can do at home.
Kids Planet – Games and information for kids on how to help the environment.
WebRangers – The National Park Service’s site for kids. Games to play, activities to do, webcams and more.
Dizzywood – Geared at kids ages 8-12. Play games, dress up your avatar, meet friends and defeat the evil Emperor Withering.
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Environmental Kids Club – A website created by the EPA, it has games and information for kids and teens.
Kids Saving Energy – An informational site by the U.S. Department of Energy to help kids learn how to save energy.