Cool Links

Cool Links on the Web

You know all about the Internet, right? You are pretty comfortable surfing pages, chatting with friends or playing games. But did you know that the wonderful World Wide Web can help you solve problems, ace tests and create awesome projects? And of course you can have a lot of fun along the way. Many "serious" web sites also have special sections for kids, with videos, games, puzzles, contests, crafts and other activities – plus practical information that you may be able to use for school.

We’ve collected some cool links to get you going. Who knew that getting good grades could be so much fun!


The Big Blue Bus
Facts, activities, contests, games and more from Fisheries and Oceans Canada


Campsite 24 for Kids

Click on Kip the frog to explore this web site all about Ontario's parks and protected areas

Canada Science and Technology Museum - Kids' Zone

Activities, articles and interactive features like the Inventions Gallery, where kids can submit their own inventions to be showcased online


Canadian Children's Museum
Explore the north, travel the world or solve a mystery at the museum's web site


Canadian Museum of Nature

Facts, games and activities about the natural world around us


Catholic Online
This is basicaly an on-line newspaper that will provide you with up-to-date information about what is happening in the Catholic Church. There is also a really great Saints and Angels link on the site


CBC.ca Kids
and Kids' CBC for preschoolers
Games, puzzles, downloads, links to shows, and more


CNIB Children's Discovery Portal
Homework helper, e-magazines, events and more from the CNIB Library for the blind

Confederation for Kids

Brings to life the story of how our country became a nation


EcoKids
EcoKids is Earth Day Canada's environmental education program for youth who care about the planet

Federal Learning Resources at Schoolnet.com

Links to learning resources provided by Federal departments and Crown corporations, including the Canadian Space Agency, Environment Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

First Among Equals

Learn about the job and the people who have been Prime Minister of Canada

Great Lakes Kids

Videos, games, activities, puzzles, colouring book and everything you could want to know about the Great Lakes

Interview with Jesus
Take a look at some inspirational presentations and quotations from the Bible

Kids Help Phone

Get help, get counselling, get informed – completely private and anonymous, accessible 24 hours a day

Kids' Stop: First Nations, Inuit and Métis

Games, information and cool stuff from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada


The Learning Partnership
This organization brings together business, education, government, labour, politicians and the community to develop partnerships that strengthen and benefit education in Canada. Offers a range of programs


Math Central

Get your math questions answered here. Also, visit this site for ideas for science fairs, and for monthly math problems


Nature Challenge for Kids (NC4K)

Activities to protect nature from the David Suzuki Foundation


Operation Lifesaver Canada
Operation Lifesaver is a national public education program. Its goal is to reduce needless loss of life, injuries and damages caused by highway/railway crossing collisions and train/pedestrian incidents


Pause to Play

The web guide for kids who want to be active

Postal Planet

Games, activities and more from Canada Post


Statistics Canada Kids Zone
Puzzles, quizzes, maps of Canada, online colouring book and more


Time for Kids
Time Magazine's web site for kids – you will find some great information about social justice issues on this site

TVOKids.com

TVOKids website brings you information, games, contests to go with TVO's kids' shows


Virtual Museum of Canada

Explore exhibits, galleries, events, fun and games to learn about the stories and treasures of Canada

Omega Rock
Pop rock music with a message of Catholicism

Life Teen
Life Teen is an international Catholic movement that serves the Church by providing resources and faith experiences that help lead teens closer to Christ


Famous Catholics

A list of and information on Famous Catholics

Youth Apostles Online
Catholic Youth Ministry for the New Millennium


EWTN Kids

A place for young people to learn about their Catholic Faith