Gloucester Road Primary School

Children's Learning Zone

Here are some useful websites for children:

Haring Kids 
www.haringkids.com

Wonderful interactive site by Keith Haring, an artist who loved children - activities, stories, animations and an addictive online colouring book.

How Stuff Works 
www.howstuffworks.com

Engaging encyclopaedia of the modern (and not so modern) world, with good illustrations and clear text.

Cruel 2 B Kind 
www.cruelgame.com

Like Assassins but you have to do nice things to people.

Mr Men 
www.mrmen.com

Videos, games, stories and more from 24 of Roger Hargreaves' unbeatable creations.

Nickelodeon 
www.nick.com

Play games, share your avatar, download screensavers and catch up on your favourite cartoon characters at the Mecca of TV cartoondom. Plus Nick Junior (www.nickjr.co.uk), customised for pre-schoolers.

Seussville 
www.seussville.com

A gentle celebration of all things Cat In The Hat.

Switch Zoo 
switchzoo.com/zoo.htm

From a calligator to a dogophant, create crazy new animals online.

Guinness World Records 
www.guinnessworldrecords.com

Searchable database of record-breaking feats - but only some, of course, they still want you to buy the book.

Innocent Kids 
www.innocentkids.co.uk

Great series of games and activities from the smoothies people. Match the animal with its poo is particularly engaging.

Cool Reads 
www.cool-reads.co.uk

Ten- to 15-year-olds pick and review their favourite books. More than 2,000 entries and growing.

Funology 
www.funology.com

From Brain Drains to Boredom Busters, jokes, games and interesting factoids - with a little learning along the way.

Top Marks 
www.topmarks.co.uk

Well designed and good fun reference site for all those homework queries.

Ask Kids 
www.askkids.com

Safe search engine for children.