Kids’ Resources


  • ABCmouse – With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Use it for free on a Bellmore Memorial Library computer!
  • AbdoZoom (Temporary Subscription) – Biographies for beginner readers.  Available through June 30th.
  • Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government – Created by the Government Publishing Office, this website contains lessons and games to help children learn about the Federal Government.
  • Britannica School – A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels–elementary, middle, and high.
  • BrainPOP (Temporary Subscription) – Homeschooling resource to help parents and children stay informed and on track with free access during school closures.
  • Explora (EBSCO) – Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
  • Explora: Educator’s Edition (EBSCO) – Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. Educator’s edition.
  • Kanopy Kids – Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos.
  • Kids Discover – Cross-curricular online platform for elementary and middle school learners.  Username: nasboces ; Password: nasboces
  • Kids.Gov – Contains information about the U.S. government for kids, teens, teachers and parents.
  • Kids Infobits (Gale) – Designed specifically for students in K-5 this database includes information on current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history, animals and more.
  • Miss Humblebee’s Academy (Temporary Subscription) – An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music.
  • NoveList Plus K-8 (EBSCO) – A literature resource for students and teachers, this database includes information on fiction and non-fiction titles and includes full-text reviews from School Library Journal and Booklist. Search by author, title, series title or keyword.  Users can browse book discussion guides and view lists of award winners and age-based recommended reads.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home – Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Activities are separated by grade level.
  • Starfall Education – Free public service to teach children to read by emphasizing exploration, play, and positive reinforcement.
  • The Children’s Book Council Publisher Resources – Fun and educational resources, activities, discussion guides, teacher guides and more to share with children of all ages.
  • TumbleMath (Temporary Subscription) – A collection of the best known and most highly regarded math picture books presented in the classic TumbleBook format. Includes thousands of resources such as lesson plans and quizzes specifically written to address math standards.
  • Understood – For the 1 in 5 kids with learning and attention issues, every day can be a challenge. Join parents and experts at Understood.org, a free online resource designed to help you help your child thrive in school and in life.

E-BOOKS

  • Knowbuddy Resources (Temporary Subscription to May 31st) – Collection of fiction and non-fiction eBooks for students and teachers.
  • Sesame Street E-Books – A collection of e-books featuring Sesame Street characters.
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  • TumbleBook Library – An online collection of animated, talking picture books.