Search Engines
Language Arts Math Science Social Studies Health Other Fun Websites

Student Search Engines

Destiny Discover
Our online library catalog. Students can search for books, read digital books (e-books) in our collection, create reading lists, and access online databases through Destiny.

Safe, visual search engine for kids.

A site created by school librarians for elementary school students and their teachers. Uses a Google custom search engine of selected sites with less commerical sites. Includes only websites recommended by teachers, librarians, and library and educational consortia.

Awesome Library organizes the web with 35,000 carefully reviewed resources. 

Leverages Google to search only a fully vetted "whitelist" of websites. The original index was created by 50+ librarians, educators and researchers.

A direct link to the public library website, where you can search for books and access online databases.
Place a hold on print books and pick them up!
Use even more online resoures for students!

Language Arts & Reading

  TumbleBooks You can read your favorite books in e-book form, have a book read to you, play games, puzzles, answer story questions, get information about authors, and much more!

 Storyline Online
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

An online dictionary by Merriam-Webster for upper-elementary children. Type in a word and view the dictionary entry. Create your own dictionary, with new words you have created. View the daily buzzword, to learn new words and build vocabulary.

blobid1.jpg This website has links to reading and activities for beginning readers.

Mo Willems Mo Willem's websites featuring his books, games, and artwork. 


This is a website with math activities.  It is organized by grade level and topic.

Welcome to Math Playground, an action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Play a math game, solve a logic puzzle, and have some fun! 


This is a website about energy sources. There are examples of the different forms of energy, games and activities, and resources for teachers.

A NASA website for kids explains the solar system, the universe, and outer space. The information is offered in two levels of text, one for elementary students and the other for middle or high school students. 

Social Studies

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government  
This is a website about the U.S. government, the neighborhood, and community, symbols of our country, and government-related words. It also has links to U.S. Government websites.

George Washington's Mount Vernon
Take a photo tour of George Washington's home and read about his plantation.

blobid3.pngPlimoth Patuxet Museums
An interactive exploration of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag native people, along with links for kids with recipes, coloring pictures, stories. You can learn how to talk like the Pilgrims of long ago.

On This Day 
Lists events that happened on "this day" in history.

Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Official website of the Jamestown living history museum.  Take Educational Adventures or Videos and Podcasts to read and listen for more information about life at Jamestown.

Historic St. Mary's City Explore Maryland's colonial roots. 


Work on internet safety skills, digital citizenship, and information for parents about creating a healthy use of technology for children. Students should log in with their Google Chrome account to play the Digital Passport games.

Other Fun Websites

Dance Mat Typing
Practice typing skills.
Learn coding skills.

Fact Monster
Combines reference materials, fun facts, features, and homework help.

Each day an intriguing question is posed and explored it in a variety of ways. Encourages questioning and critical thinking.

Educational games and videos from the television shows.