Just Be Tweens

TWEEN SCENE

Here you'll find information about the upcoming tween programs, websites, games and more for kids in grades 4 to 6.

 

More Kids’ Stuff

Just for Girls

Social Networking Sites for Tweens:

http://www.itwixie.com

iTwixie:  This is a social networking site for tween girls where they can share crafts, recipes, and more. Rated one of the top ten fun websites by Disney's FamilyFun magazine.

For some great tween books go to:

tweendom.blogspot.com

 

SOME FAVORITE AUTHORS FOR KIDS

Avi

http://www.avi-writer.com/

Judy Blume

http://www.judyblume.com/menu-main.html

Jan Brett

www.janbrett.com/

Patricia Polacco

http://www.patriciapolacco.com

 

Guy Stuff

Looking for Great Books for Guys?  Try this site:

http://guysread.com/

Try these too:

Gary Paulsen

http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/~kvander/paulsen.html

http://www.kidsreads.com/authors/au-paulsen-gary.asp

http://www.trelease-on-reading.com/paulsen.html

Dav Pilkey

www.pilkey.com

 

Homework Help

Please check our Kids Corner and Homework Help pages for homework resources.  You can also ask for help with specific questions by sending an Email to Youth Questions@hepl.lib.in.us.   Library staff will reply with assistance within 48 hrs.

Fun Websites

The following were each rated as one of the top ten fun websites by Disney's FamilyFun magazine.

Activity TV

www.activitytv.com

Kid-friendly how-to videos.

Exploratorium

www.exploratorium.edu/explore/

The San Francisco science museum presents wildly original online exhibits.

Funbrain

www.funbrain.com

Clickable educational games with problem-solving and rudimentary graphics. In some games, math and literacy challenges are offered.

Fizzy's Lunch Lab

www.pbskids.org/lunchlab

This PBS site promotes good nutrition and physical activity.

Kideos

www.kideos.com

Kid-friendly videos.

Muzzy

NGAkids Art Zone

www.nga.gov/kids/zone

Kids use fun tools to play with art.

Shidonni

www.shidonni.com

Kids use the computer mouse to create a creature.

The Toymaker

www.thetoymaker.com

Kids can choose from dozens of patterns to create whimsical paper toys which can then be printed, cut, folded and glued.

 

 

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