Books for Kids: Empathy, Diversity and the Immigrant Experience

Kids books widget

In the past months, many organizations have published lists of YA and kids books focused on diversity, understanding the immigrant experience and developing empathy. For a project I’m working on, I merged a selection of […]

New York State Children’s Choice Book Award is Back!

After a 2 year hiatus, the New York State 3 Apples Book Award is back! Started in 2007 by the school library and youth services sections of the New York Library Association, the award celebrates […]

kiddle, kidrex, search engines for kids?

(update: March 2, 2016 – Check the comments below for updates and additional links) Kiddle.co Lots of folks are sharing links to kiddle.co, supposedly a new kids search tool and touting it as an answer […]

Sight Words Fun and Games

Sight Words Bingo Board

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]