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Amazing Kids! Contests   [New Window]

At this site for kids by kids, you can check out the latest Amazing Kids! Contests at Amazing-Kids.org (Amazing-Kids Magazine). There are Art Contests - Check out the Winners of the Comic Strip Drawing Contest! Writing Contests - Check out a cool summer writing contest, from the teen editors of the new Amazing Kids! eZine! You can also view the Past Winners. And comming up - A summer writing contest, the second annual Amazing Kids! Animation Contest and a very special toy design contest! (Last Update - September 2, 2009)

Contests and Freebies for Kids   [New Window]

Kids can enter these contests at Kids Domain - but check with your parents first! Also check the rules - some require you to be 13 and older.

DinosaurTales.com

DinosaurTales.com is a forum for young creative writers. In other words, we are here to showcase YOU and your cool stories. If you post a story to the web site, it may be chosen for publication in their new magazine, DinosaurTales.com. The first issue was the fall of 2001! Your stories don't have to be about dinosaurs. Check out the Tell Us Your Tale! message board to see other stories.

ABC News4Kids   [New Window]

class="mar_Top6"At ABC News4Kids you can "find out what's happening around the corner, around the country and around the world".

CBC4Kids   [New Window]

News, fun and games are a part of this site from the Canadian Brodcast Company (CBC) with Kids Club, Music, News & Sports, The Lab, Worlds (stories, poems, & books) and Time (future, today & Cultural Calendar) sections.

"CBC4Kids launched in 1997 just as Canadian kids were starting to use the Internet. Today, in 2001, Canadian Kids are using the Net in more ways than ever. CBC4Kids is changing to reflect this important and evolving role in kids' lives."


ChannelOne.com   [New Window]

Power of One is the idea that one person or group can make an impact, no matter how old they are. It's the belief that anyone has the potential to make a difference, whether in their hometown or in countries halfway around the world.

Real teens are featured on Channel One News' Power of One. They're inventors, fund-raisers and artists. They're musicians and scientists. They just have one thing in common -- they're teens making a difference in the world.

kidnews.com   [New Window]

kidnews.com publishes fiction, poems, news, reviews, advice, opinions, sports commentaries, editorials and feature articles written for kids and by kids from all over the world. Fully moderated, kidnews.com encourages submissions from all age groups and is a safe place to share creativity.

KidsNewsRoom.com   [New Window]

"Kidsnewsroom.com provides children with a safe, kid-friendly Internet site loaded with stories, pictures, contests and opportunities for learning. Each week, a new issue is added to the site with the latest news in sports, music & entertainment, health, history, local events and happenings around the world, all designed with kids in mind!"

Time For Kids   [New Window]

From the creators of TIME magazine, Time for Kids brings the latest news of the world to you "(so you don't have to circle the globe looking for it yourself!)". There are three editions during school year: The World Report - Grades 4-6; News Scoop - for younger readers and; Big Picture - for Kindergarten and 1st grades.

Seattle Post Intellengencer - News for Kids   [New Window]

"This is the place for live news headlines, interesting features & things to do".

USDA for Kids   [New Window]

There's a Farmers Market section, Food Pyramid Guide, Nature Watch, History of Agriculture, Facts About Agriculture and many more.

TIME For Kids

TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read! Issues cover a wide range of real-world topics kids love to learn about - and it's the best nonfiction text you'll find!

A powerful teaching tool, TIME For Kids builds reading and writing skills and is easily integrated across your curriculum, including social studies, science and math.

Student Connections (Grades 6-12)   [New Window]

The New York Times Learning Network on the Web. Test yourself on how well you know current events at the Who's Who & What's What Section or read letters to the Editor written by other students. In the Science Q & A section a new science question is answered every Tuesday and Thursday. If you are new to the web, the Navigator for Students will provide you with a solid starting point for exploration.


WashingtonPost.com > KidsPost

Every Wednesday, KidsPost reviews a book and suggests an activity you can do that's related to the book. KidsPost profiles people with interesting jobs. There are more to the list you can choose from.
Magician
Veterinarian
Engineer
Motorcycle Officer (Take a Spin)
Lawyer