FAb FridaY Blue Mountains City Library Online Fun and Games Every 1ST Friday of the month Benefits of Computer Games • Spatial awareness. • Iconic skills (reading images or Springwood Library @ 4pm diagrams). • Visual attention skills (such as keeping track of various objects at the same time). With Tutor • Jane Davidson Attention span in children with attention problems. www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au • • • • • • • • • • • ALA/Great websites for kids - A compilation of websites in several categories created by the American Library Association for kids. BBC Games- A gateway to the wide range of games available from BBC Schools. BigIdeaFUN - Fun with Veggie Tales characters which includes Shockwave games, online greetings, colouring pages, puzzles, and wallpaper. Cartoon Network - Links to show information and games involving Cartoon Network characters. CBC.ca/kids - CBC.ca/kids Games offers fun online games for kids like snowboarding, BMX biking, handball, surfing, and trampoline. Cyberkids - A site for children on the internet that publishes original creative work, art, multimedia, music, stories, articles, poetry by kids (ages 7 to 12) for kids. FunBrain- The Learning Network site for maths, grammar and other fun games. FunSchool - Fun and games for kids of all ages! FunStuff - Lots of sites that are just plain fun! GameGoo - Contains a reading intervention program that helps improve reading proficiency, skills, and comprehension through games. Kids Boogaloo - A place for kids to hang out, play some games or get some great ideas. • • • • • • • • • • KidsCom Jr. - Preschoolers can play educational games, enjoy online colouring books, activities and games. Kidzpage - Explore free printable & online kids’ games, activities, puzzles, clip art, colouring pages and online colouring. Kidspace - An educational learning site devoted to bringing out the creativity in kids of all ages around the world. Nickelodeon - Nickelodeon television network site with links to games and information about Nickelodeon shows and characters. Online Games - Find fun games to play on the Internet! Owlkids - From the publishers of Owl magazine, aimed at 9-13 year olds and featuring puzzles and fun, adventures, laughs, kids corner, and more. PBS Kids- Arthur, Clifford, Barney and many other PBS show characters with tons of games! Play Kids Games - Learning games online with the alphabet, maths, logic and coloring. UpTo Ten Kids - Over a thousand educational games and activities for children up to ten years old. Yahooligans! - Single and multiplayer games ranging from chess to tic-tac-toe and more. Free Internet Access @ Blue Mountains City Library. Under 16 need parent’s permission. • • • YTV.com - Web site for Canada's #1 kids’ television channel - enter contests, view show information, watch videos and play free games. Yuckiest Site on the Internet Educational as well as an entertaining, this site focuses on science and “yucky” things: Club Yucky, games, and recipes included. Zeeks - Play Arcade, Sports, Mind, Board and Card games, Puzzles Mazes and more!
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