Check out some of these awesome websites to help get you started!
Lots of great things to listen to - including the ‘Storytime Treasure Chest’ collection of children’s stories, reviews, and some Great Margaret Mahy interviews!
Homework help and study tips
A team of specially trained librarians offer online homework help to New Zealand school students between 1pm and 6pm Monday to Friday.
A selection of answers to frequently asked homework questions.
Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
A comprehensive guide to New Zealand peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society.
Search across more than 25 million digital items to discover New Zealand treasures such as amazing aerial photos, old posters and memorabilia, newspaper clippings, artworks, and publications. Items are contributed from partners including Te Papa, the Alexander Turnbull Library, Auckland Art Gallery, Te Ara, NZ On Screen etc.
Other cool favourites
The freedom to explore! 'Kidsclick!' is a websearch site designed for kids by Librarians - with kid-friendly results!
This is an American Site with lots of interesting articles/questions answered/puzzles and things to do ..
Another great homework site..
American Museum of Natural History
The museum's science website for kids is a fabulous interactive resource to explore on a rainy day..
Windows to the Universe
Explore the solar system, space and sciences on this great site- brought to you by the National Earth Science Teachers Association.
Reading and writing
International Children’s Digital Library
The International Children’s Digital Library is an awesome resource detailing literally thousands of picturebooks in over 60 languages from all over the world, with newly published especially noteworthy books in the ‘White Ravens online catalogue’ – searchable by country, year, or language. Yum.
Delicious! Short, art inspired stories you can make and share on any device. Have a look at what's there and then have a go at doing one yourself.
All sorts of great free audio stories for kids.