Educational Websites for Kids

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So your looking for some cool educational websites for kids? Well, you’re looking in the right place. In no particular order here are websites you and your kids will love.


Scratch allows kids to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations using a visual coding language — and share their creations with others in an online community . It is aimed at children age 8-16, however Zip was using this at 6 so it can be suitable for younger (or older) users.

Best for: 6+


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Reading – Maths – Advice

Oxford Owl is the go-to place for free books aimed at emerging readers and advice for parents who are learning a child to read. Included in the free library are the well-known Biff, Chip & Kipper books.

Best for: 3-11 year olds

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Science – Animation – Maths – Philosophy

One for the parents, Ted Ed is great site for those who want to create lessons linked to one of TedEds amazing videos or talks.

Best for: 9+

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Science – Humanities – English – Maths – Arts – PSHE & Citizenship – D&T

On Brainpop you will find lesson materials, quizzes, educational games and engaging activities. With over 750+ colourful, animated videos there is sure to be some that you will love.

Best for: 6+

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We loved Minecraft hour of code. This course was created by  and there are a number of variations available so your bound to find one that your kids will love. Check out these other hour of code themes:

Star wars

Angry birds


Flappy bird

And here on Tynker, Khan Academy & Lightbot

Best for: 6+

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Maths – Science & Engineering –

Khan academy covers everything from maths to music. It offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalised learning dashboard allowing children to study at their own pace. Although there are subjects suitable for younger children, Zip got bored very easily so I think its more suited to older children.

Best for: 9+

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Animals – Science & Nature – History

National Geographic kids is prefect for animal, science and nature lovers and is full of educational fun. Here you will find games, videos, photo galleries, maps, etc.

Best for: 5+

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D& T

Build with chrome is awesome! It is a place where you can build virtually with LEGO bricks. You can be trained to be a master builder with the build academy too.

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Zip loves Google Earth. He could literally spend hours on it but who can blame him? You can explore anywhere in the world from any device. I think that is pretty  cool!

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I simply couldn’t write this list without having YouTube on here somewhere. We use it daily! Check out these 15 YouTube Channels for home education.

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Alphablocks have always been a firm favourite in our house. Here you will find games and videos from the tv show.

Best for: 3+

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Science kids has fun science experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes and videos.

Best for: 7+

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Science – Animals – Geography

Discovery kids has games, videos, activities and cool facts.

Best for: 6+


Some other sites we’ve used in the past for educational games, videos and content:









And that is it for now, our most used websites. I’ll keep updating this page so keep checking back.

Which sites do you use often? Leave me a little comment below



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