Ask Jeeves for Kids

This is a filtered search engine that uses natural language for its searches. By natural language, you can enter questions like “why is the sky blue.”


This database has about 20,000 sites that are kid safe. You can search or select from a directory.


Not a search engine but a compendium of great sites

I Know That

Children’s educational site. Includes simple to use tools to dramatically enhance children’s learning.


Excellent Web search engine for kids 8 yrs. old and up.

Library of Congress

Extensive online exhibitions of historic photographs and documents.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This database was created by librarians for kids. As of July, 1998, the database contained about 2600 records. It is well organized and easy to use. You may find that it is not as thorough as the others.

This education database contains 56,000 sites.

PBS Kids

A safe place for kids to explore and play hundreds of fun educational games with their favorite PBS KIDS characters