Search Engines For Kids
Yahoo for kids, designed for ages 7 to 12. Sites are hand-picked to be appropriate for children. Yahooligans is the oldest major directory for children, launched in March 1996.
ALA Great Web Site for Kids http://www.ala.org/greatsites
An organized directory of sites selected by members of the American Library Association using rigorous guidelines.
Looksmart's Kids Directory http://search.netnanny.com/?pi=nnh3&ch=kids
The Kids Directory is listing of over 20,000 kid friendly websites that were hand picked by employees of the Looksmart subsidiary, Net Nanny.
Backed by librarians, KidsClick lists about 5,000 web sites in various categories.
Ad free, non-commercial directory of web sites designed for child-safe searching.
Fact Monster http://www.factmonster.com/
Reference provider Information Please produces this site which provides facts and information oriented around the needs of children.
Family Source http://www.family-source.com/
This focused crawler-based service has indexed nearly 1 million kid-friendly URLs.
Other Interesting Kid-Searches
FirstGov for Kids http://www.kids.gov/
From the U.S. Federal Citizen Information Center, this directory provides links to government-related kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations, grouped by subject.
ThinkQuest Library http://www.thinkquest.org/library/
featuring 5,500+ websites created by students around the world as part of a competition.