Kids' Databases & Sites

ABC Mouse

ABC Mouse is a digital education program for children ages 2–8 that helps children build a strong foundation for future academic success with interactive online games.

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is one of the best databases for high school and college research papers. This database provides full text for more than 4,500 publications.


CoolMath4Kids provides games, lessons and more, designed to teach math and make it fun for kids ages 12 and under.

Explora Primary School

This database supports student research for grades K-5 via a simple search interface that accesses primary source documents, news articles and video. offers health and wellness information and reports for girls from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Great Websites for Kids

Great Websites for Kids is a list of sites sponsored by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.


Hoodamath offers over 1000 fun, free math games for kids of all ages.

Image Collection Database

The Image Collection database consists of more than 1 million total images in these categories, broken down as follows: Photographs, images from Canadian Press, Getty Images, and UPI, maps from Antenna Audio and photographs from public domain sources.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

Math is Fun

Math is Fun is a website that offers math lessons in a fun, easy-to-learn manner. It has exercises for kids from grades K-12.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. 

National Geographic Kids

Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.

Novelist K-8

Novelist K-8 focuses on nonfiction reading materials that support the school curriculum, as well as the recreational reading interests of children and students from preschool through middle school.

PBS Kids

PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment. 

Power My Learning

Power My Learning is a national education nonprofit that strengthens the triangle of learning relationships between students, teachers, and families so every child succeeds.

Safe Kid Games

Safe Kid Games offers a safe environment filled with age-appropriate fun games, learning games, and more.

Science Buddies

Science Buddies is an award-winning, non-profit that empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology.