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Fun Based on Books

Battle of Ga' Hoole

The Game: The Guardians of Ga' Hoole are going to war. Kludd and his armies of evil are planning a massive attack, and Soren and the forces of good must go on the offensive to defend their homeland.

The Books: The Guardians of Ga' Hoole, a series written by Kathryn Lasky, is the ultimate in animal fantasy.

Our Guardians of Ga'Hoole books in V-Cat can be found by clicking here.


Captain Underpants

The Game: There's action, laughs, and the "Click-o-Rama" in the on-line adventures of Captain Underpants.

The Books: Dav Pilkey's hilarious series will keep you entertained for hours.

Dave Pilkey's books in V-Cat can be found by clicking here.


Deltora: The Dragons of Deltora Adventure

The Game: From start to finish, follow the footsteps of Lief, Bard, and Jasmine and build your own Belt of Deltora through all four levels.

The Books: The Land of Deltora is frequently threatened, and the heroes have to battle some serious foes.

Our Deltora books in V-Cat can be found by clicking here.


Harry Potter

The Site: Learn about J. K. Rowling, test your knowledge about Harry, and discover other great books.

The Books: The Harry Potter adventure books have long been a favorite with all ages.

Our Harry Potter items in V-Cat can be found by clicking here.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

I Spy

The Site: Play "I Spy" or create your own picture riddle to challenge your friends.

The Books: Everyone loves puzzle riddles. Search the photos and pictures for fun things to find.

Our books and video recordings of I Spy items can be found by clicking here.

I Spy a Circus

Jan Brett Coloring Pages

The Site: Print and color your favorite characters from author and illustrator Jan Brett

The Books: Nobody illustrates quite like Jan Brett. Her books are filled with lavish illustrations and folk-art designs.

You may find her books in V-Cat by clicking here.


The 39 Clues

The Site: Create an account and compete for prizes! Search for the 39 clues in books at your library. Check out the clue cards at the library desk (in library use only).

The Books: To date, two of the 39 Clues books have been published: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan is no. 1; One False Note by Gordon Korman is no. 2. In March of 2009, no. 3, The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis will be published.


Underland Chronicles: The Gnawers’ Labyrinth

The Game: While searching for the Bane in this dark maze, Gregor has lost his friends. You must help him!

The Books: Travel with Gregor as he encounters the strange Underland beneath New York City.

The Underland Chronicles in V-Cat can be found by clicking here.

   

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Fun Based on TV/Movies

Great Web Sites ratings for age appropriateness P = Appropriate for PreK aged youth
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Activity TV Children of all ages can learn and create a variety of crafts ranging from origami to jewelry. In addition, children can play games and participate in other educational activities by watching online video demonstrations.
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Disney Channel Explore KIDS ISLAND, and find out about your favorite shows plus much more!
Harry Potter Image from Warner Bros. website Harry Potter, the Movies (from Warner Bros.) Become a student at Hogwarts, be sorted, choose your wand, even send a Howler!
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Nickelodeon From SpongeBob Squarepants and Rugrats to Jimmy Neutron and  Fairly OddParents, Nickelodeon lists all of your favorites shows.  Play games, learn about the characters, plus have a lot of fun!
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Noggin From the television station by the same name, this site has activities related to the shows on Noggin. Games, printables, and video provide hours of entertainment and education for preschoolers. There is also a parent section with information about Noggin.
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PBS for Kids Games and activities connected to your favorite PBS programs, including Arthur, Between the Lions, and Sesame Street. Also provides information for grownups on using the site.
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PBS Kids Go! Design your own comic strip or see if you'd like to be President for the day. Or maybe you'd like to get your Web License by learning to surf safely, or visit the media literacy lab called Get Media Smart. Here is a world of activities to entertain and enlighten. Other game topics include animals, travel, history, and pop culture.
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TVO Kids An Ontario web site that provides engaging activities for kids, ages three to eight, that link directly to TVOntario, an educational public television broadcast.
   

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Well, Just for Fun

Great Web Sites ratings for age appropriateness P = Appropriate for PreK aged youth
E=Appropriate for Elementary aged youth
M=Appropriate for Middle School aged youth
T=For parents, teachers & caregivers
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4Kids.org This online component to the weekly newspaper feature includes games, a "scavenger hunt" quiz, a links to "cool spots" for kids to use for homework, information or fun. Created by a team focusing on tech-KNOWLEDGEy.
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Chateau Meddybemps All kinds of fun for families with younger kids.
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Chess is Fun Want to learn to play chess? Want to learn how to play a bit better? Here are some fairly easy "lessons."
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Chess Kids Learn to play chwess with interactive lessons, quizzes, games, and puzzles.
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Chinook Computer generated checkers. "A long-term objective of volcing the games of checks, i.e. deterining the game-theoretic value of checkers." This is a very tough game!
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Comic Zone Your very own newspaper comics section! Includes Dilbert, For Better or For Worse, Peanuts, Rose is Rose, and a lot more.
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Crazy Bone Have fun with dozens of online games, jokes, magic tricks, recipes, tongue twisters, and coloring sheets.
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Daily Sudoku Fans of this popular game will enjoy a new puzzle challenge daily. Different levels and patterns such as "squiggly" allow for many ages to enjoy the fun.
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Deaf Planet An expansive resource for Deaf and hearing children to learn together online, in English, American Sign Language, and Langue des Signes Québécoise.
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Discovery School's Puzzlemaker Puzzlemaker is a fun and easy puzzle generation tool for all ages that allows uwers to create and print customized word search, crossword, and math puzzles using your own word lists.
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Enigma This is a sliding puzzle site based on a toy of years ago. It offers interesting challenges and is totaly addictive.
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Five Field Kono This beautifully designed strategy game is played on a Java board. It's worth the wait for the board to load up. Based on Chinese checkers.
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Fun Brain.com Who ever thought learning math could be so much fun? Test your math skills with these fun and interesting games. Includes some teacher and parenting resources.
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A Game a Day This site offers puzzles, games, and related materials designed to stimulate learning, problem solving and creative thinking.
  Games Kids Play Rules for over 250 children's games including jump rope rhymes, tag, ball games, and more!
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Garfield Online Heard the latest? Garfield's the greatest! Check out what's happenin' with everyone's favoriate fat cat! Jim Davis' official fat-cat site.
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Highlightskids.com Similar to the Highlights magazine, this site offers fun stories, "Hidden Pictures," "Games and Giggles" science articles, and jokes. In addition, there is a daily update on "what happened in history on this date." Viewers can email editors. Includes a privacy policy and "Safe surfing tips."
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Joan Irvine: The Pop-Up Lady Joan Irvine is a Canadian author of children's craft books. Three of the books have instructions on how to make pop-up cards, a set of pop-up instructions, and a contest. Includes links to other pop-up sites.
LEGO JunkBot If you like logic puzzles, you should try JunkBot. Drag and drop LEGO blocks to create ramps and get the robot from one side of the screen to the other. Warning- some of the hard levels will take some thinking!
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MazeWorks Offers java based games and puzzles. Some of the puzzles include Tower of Hanoi, chess problems and a maze generator.
NASA Kids' Club Explore the wonders of space exploration with NASA.
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Official Star Wars Web Site For Star Wars fans everywhere!
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OwlKids Online This is a site based on the magazine for children in Canada. Nicely constructed site. This age breaks are helpful.
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Pentalpha Solve this challenging puzzle on a very cool board and then let your friends try solving it. More of a puzzle than a game, the rules are a bit arcane. Requires Java/32-bit browsers.
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Professor Garfield Professor Garfield is an interactive learning portal full of educational games and activities for children. It was designed by teachers to enhance and support classroom learning in new and innovative ways.
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Prongo.com Locate free online games, e-cards, quizzes, jokes, brainteasers, wallpaper, screensavers, and more.
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Puzzle Choice.com Choose from crosswords, word searches, word play games, logic and number puzzles and more.
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Quiz Hub Geared to elementary and middle students as a fun learning center that features free online interactive lessons, educational games, puzzles and quizzes. Includes parent and teacher resources.
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RIF Reading Planet Write and illustrate your own stories, play reading games, express yourself through poetry -- this site is a wonderful resource for younger children to explore reading and writing.
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School Time Games A collection of games for learning and fun, from math games and logic puzzles to arcade style games.
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Snoopy.com Visit with a favorite character. Personality profiles of the characters and Schulz's thoughts on why they behave the way they do!
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Squigly's Playhouse Look here for games, crafts, jokes, brainteasers, and more.
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Tate Kids Children can create their own artwork, upload their artwork and create their own gallery on this web site. Children can play games and watch films. Ideas for creating arts and crafts are included. An adult zone includes the Internet safety clause, lessons for teachers, and ideas for parents to use with their children.
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Tiger Aki Animated storybooks and games feature Tiger Aki. Games include mazes, interactive puzzles, nap, coloring and more.
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U.S. Chess Online This is the Chess Federation site and does include beginning lessons in chess. Given the importance of chess in learning theory, this is a must!
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World's Largest Roadside Attractions Seeing these "largest" attractions, including the largest cow, catsup bottle, and cuckoo clock, will make you smile.
   

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08-Sep-2009