Interesting Websites

There are so many websites on the internet it is sometimes hard to find ones that are really interesting to explore.

On this page we have compiled some of the best ones for you!  Try exploring a few and see what you find.

 

Remember, we are going to update this page regularly so come back to explore more interesting sites!


All the fun that the BBC has to offer! Check out this website to find out all sorts of interesting fact about lots of different topics.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/0/


Play builder with the online Lego tool kit – build new structures all over the world (only compatible with Google Chrome web browser).

 

 

https://www.buildwithchrome.com/  


Fancy doing a good digital deed? Want to help feed people in poorer countries around the world? Play the games on this website and, each time you get a question right, the website donates ten grains of rice to poor countries around the world.  Your fun can feed families!

 

 

http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1832


Fancy yourself as an artist? Put your sketching skills to the test with this online sketch book.

 

 

http://doodle.ly 


Interested in the environment? Check out the amazing website below to learn about and play games based on environmental issues. A great website if you have homework on the environment!

 

 

https://ecokids.ca/


Loads of fun all under one roof! Check out the fun games, read an online book or even a new comic strip.  A great website if you have a few minutes free time to fill.

 

http://www.funbrain.com

 


Want some offline inspiration? Check out this online website full of great arts and crafts ideas, magic tricks, jokes, science experiments and even recipe ideas!  Remember though, if you are carrying out a science experiment or planning on cooking, make sure you have an adult’s permission and support.

 

http://www.funology.com

 


Need some reading inspiration? Check out this fantastic website that is jam-packed full of fantastic book reviews.  You can search by genre or by author – you are bound to find something that you will enjoy!

 

http://www.kidsreads.com

 


Is deep space exploration your thing? If so, check out the fantastic Nasa Kids Club website full of interesting facts about past and present missions into space.

 

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/#.VOjIikJdjnm

 


If that wasn’t enough deep space information for you, check out Nasa Space Place for even more space facts and games.

 

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov

 


Interested in the spectacular world around us? Check out National Geographic Kids to learn amazing facts about the creatures that inhabit planet Earth.

 

http://ngkids.co.uk/

 


Don’t be put off by its rather plain look – as they say you can’t judge a book by its cover! This is a wonderful website that has links to all sorts of amazing science topics.

 

http://www.sciencebob.com/research/index.php

 


Interested in finding out the latest news?  Check out the Newsround website for all the latest from around the world.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

 


Interested in hot topics, science and entertainment news from America? Have a look at Time for Kids to see the latest news from across the Atlantic.

 

http://www.timeforkids.com

 


Fancy yourself as a bit of a record breaker?  Find out about all the latest records from around the world!

 

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com

 


An amazing website that tells you about the amazing things in the world around us.  Learn about a new wonder from the world everyday!

 

http://wonderopolis.org

 


Are you a budding artist?  If so, you really ought to check out the National Gallery of Art interactive kids webpage. It is full of amazing online resources!

 

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/kids.html

 


Why not try the Tate Kids Web page and get creating? Parents please be aware that some game links allow access to a webcam.

 

http://kids.tate.org.uk/games/

 


Do you see yourself as the future Berners-Lee?  Have you got a mind full of inventions? Explore this website and find out how some of the American inventors got started on their journey to greatness.

 

http://invention.si.edu/explore/invention-stories

 


Want to develop your estimating skills? Try the website below.

 

http://www.estimation180.com/

 


Interested in animals? How about learning facts about them based on their poo?!  You are bound to learn some interesting facts about farm yard animals while analysing this unpleasant topic!

 

http://www.whopooped.org

 


Want to become a science genius? Check out this amazing website full of science clips

 

http://www.makemegenius.com/

 


 

 

Please be aware that The Discovery School has no control over the content of the websites listed above.  The school has looked at the content of the webpages at the time of writing but cannot guarantee the appropriacy of any future content.