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Early Childhood Education Resources

The Laboratory School, a nationally accredited Early Childhood program for the children of students, faculty, and the Greater Hartford community.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Child & Family WebGuide, from Tufts University. Sites are grouped in six categories -- Family, Education, Health, Typical Development, Childcare, and Activities -- and then further divided by topic.

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011, produced by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

CYFERNET: Children, Youth And Families Education And Research Network, practical, research based information from the nation's leading universities.

KidsClick!, created by librarians at the Ramapo Catskill Library System, the site contains nearly 1800 searchable and browseable links.

Fact Monster from Information Please Reference information is grouped into ten categories: people, fun facts, homework center, science, world, sports, life, US, and games and quizzes.


National Child Care and Technical Assistance Center, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Forum on Child and Family Statistics

KinderGarden, exploring interactions of children and plants and the outdoor, from Texas A&M University.

Child/Family Interactive Network -- This is from Eugene, Oregon, but it shows what the WWW can do for parents and childcare providers.

Pediatric Points of Interest, (Harriet Lane WWW Links) from pediatricians at Johns Hopkins University.

Child and Youth Health Containing basic information on over 150 topics, the database is not limited to disease treatment and prevention, but also encompasses issues such as peer pressure, passive smoking, step-families, and living with adult children.

The Children's Defense Fund

The Grimm Brothers National Geographic presents several Grimm stories;great fun, but a bit scary, too.

Database of Award-winning Children's Literature Lisa M. Bartle, reference/user education librarian at the Lima Regional Campus of Ohio State University, compiled and indexed this database.

Global Children's Art Gallery, part of the Natural Child site, a site maintained by psychologist Jan Hunt that is devoted to an attachment parenting perspective, "in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion."

State of the World's Children: 2011, concentrates on children's nutrition issues -- from UNICEF


Yahoo!Kids Yahoo's list of internet resources for kids.

KidsPsych educationally entertaining games are designed to enhance cognitive thinking, deductive reasoning, spatial orientation, and creative intelligence. The site is divided into two sections based on age level.

Bill Nye, The Science Guy

Little Explorers Picture Dictionary With Links This picture dictionary, provided by Enchanted Learning Software, is an entertaining children's resource with over 1,000 entries.

Haring KIDS All kinds of interactive art activities. Your computer will need Shockwave and Java capabilities.

The Internet Public Library for Kids Be sure to visit Story Hour!

Children's Story Books

The Kids on the Web

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Updated 10 Jan 2012