The Best Websites for Kids !
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OLOGY - American Museum of Natural History. Brilliant interactive site. Choose whichever Ology you're into, e.g. Astronomy, the Earth, Genetics; the list seems endless.
Cool Science for Curious Kids
National Geographic for Kids
Hoagies's Kids and Teens
Whizzkids.ie - "Whizzkids summercamps are for boys & girls aged 9+. With camps in Dublin, Cork, Limerick & Galway, it mixes the best of indoor and outdoor activity, all with a hi-tech theme."
Kidsknowit.com - Children's Learning Network. Learn about everything from Dinos to Outer Space. Great resource where you can also watch educational movies on your favourite subject.
Thinking Things from Snaith Primary School - brilliant interactive website.
ShowMe.co.uk - "We show you fun stuff from the UK's Museums & Galleries."
Ask Earl - Got a question? No matter how silly, post it to Earl and you should get an anwser.
"Ask an Expert is interesting and it allows you to literally ask an expert! But it's not very extensive."
"OLOGY is an excellent website with lots of things to do and it's greatly improved with new features such as horse and mythical creatures, it's got something for everyone."
"Brainpop is excellent. 10 out of 10. It's great. You can try it for a trial period but then you have to pay a subscription."
Top Gaming Sites Recommended by Kids for Kids
Bulbapedia - Pokémon dedicated area of Wikipedia.
Lego - Fun games and a free club
Official Nintendo Magazine - All the latest Nintendo news
Battleon - Internet RPG, pretty good for people with lots of time on their hands
Doctor Who - For anti-heroes play the dalek survival game.
YoYo Games - love this site, you can design your own video games!
Disclaimer: This is not an expert site, it is run on a voluntary basis and as such is based on opinion and experience but we hope that it acts as a signpost for educational resources and other support services for Irish families with exceptionally able children. By using this website you accept that any dependence by you on such information, opinion or advice is at your own risk.