Category Archives: Kids

kiddle, kidrex, search engines for kids?

(update: March 2, 2016 – Check the comments below for updates and additional links) Lots of folks are sharing links to, supposedly a new kids search tool and touting it as an answer to a parent’s prayers, so … Continue reading

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Sight Words Fun and Games

Lots of fun printable games from the Sight Words website. Customizable Bingo boards, matching games, dominoes and more. Use the provided vocabularly lists for Pre-K through 3rd grade. Or use your own words to customize. “ is a comprehensive sequence … Continue reading

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Yay it’s National Gaming Day!

Woo hoo! It’s National Gaming Day this Saturday! On November 14, 2009, libraries across the country will participate in the largest, simultaneous national video game tournament ever held! Kids will be able to compete against players at other libraries and … Continue reading

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Build Your Wild Self

What a fun online activity for kids (and adults!) from the New York Zoos & Aquarium. Apparently I’m a Hiss-Bird! 🙂 Found this site on the ALSC blog post The Latest Additions to Great Web Sites for Kids. Lots of … Continue reading

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Kids Create Library Promo Videos

A couple of great videos created by the kids at the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, NY. In the first one the kids tell why they like the library: books, computers, hanging out with friends, lemonade! And the … Continue reading

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KidLib Camp 2009 – August 13

Don’t miss this unconference! KidLibCamp – for librarians interested in youth service in school & public libraries. KidLibCamp 2009 is a place for youth services librarians to get together and talk about topics that are important to serving children in … Continue reading

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