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Websites

 

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    Websites

    Are you looking for more online resources for your child? On this page you'll find links to websites that are useful for children learning English. Send us your favourite website and we may add it to our links. 

    Please note that the British Council is not responsible for the content of external links.

     

Most recent

  • Rainbow Rabbit Nursery Rhymes
    On this website you will find videos for many traditional English songs and nursery rhymes.
    Songs
    Your rating: None (4 votes)
     
  • Maple Leaf Learning
    This YouTube channel has lots of great videos for children learning English. There are fun, educational songs on lots of different topics.
    Video
    Your rating: None (13 votes)
     
  • Fairy tales for you
    This YouTube channel has a collection of animated fairy tales read by famous British actors. Children can enjoy classic stories such as Aladdin, Cinderella or The three little pigs.
    Video
    Your rating: None (24 votes)
     
  • 1001 stories
    The Story Museum's 1001 stories site contains audio and video recordings of imaginative, inspirational tales from around the world. You can search by theme, origin or age group.
    Stories
    Your rating: None (34 votes)
     
  • Shows4Learning
    Free, educational videos for very young learners. Watch and learn about the alphabet, numbers, colours, shapes and time in English.
    Video
    Your rating: None (34 votes)
     
  • Short Kid Stories
    There are hundreds of free short stories for children on this site, from timeless classics to modern, original stories. Search by story type, age range, author or reading time.
    Stories
    Your rating: None (44 votes)
     
  • Activity Village
    This site for parents and teachers offers thousands of free children's activities. There are educational resources, colourings, puzzles and printables of all sorts for you to use with your learners.
    Your rating: None (51 votes)
     
  • Seussville
    Kids can explore the wonderful world of children's author Dr. Seuss. There is information on the books and characters, plus Dr. Seuss-inspired games, crafts, activities and recipes.
    Your rating: None (25 votes)
     
  • Highlights Kids
    Online kids' magazine with stories, jokes, crafts, recipes, games and more!
    Your rating: None (30 votes)
     
  • ABCya
    ABCya provides free educational computer games for kids, including vocabulary games, spelling games and audio books. Kids can create animations, puzzles, word clouds and lots more!
    Games
    Your rating: None (34 votes)
     

Most popular

  • Game Goo

    Fun, educational games that help students develop early reading and language skills.

    Games
    Your rating: None (75 votes)
     
  • FunBrain

    Lots of fun maths and reading games for children of all ages. 

    Have a look at the word games section, in particular The Grammar Gorillas - it's a great game for practising grammar!
    Games
    Your rating: None (82 votes)
     
  • Caught in the web

    Find lots of information about how to use the internet safely on the CBBC Newsround website.

    Your rating: None (13 votes)
     
  • Kidsmart

    Great advice on how to stay safe searching the internet, using mobiles, in chat rooms, social networking and file-sharing.

    Your rating: None (16 votes)
     
  • Show Me

    Show Me is a collection of the best online resources and games from the UK's museums. You'll find lots of links on a huge variety of subjects.

    Your rating: None (15 votes)
     
  • Discovery Kids

    Have fun reading facts about science, nature and the world we live in on Discovery Channel's kids' website. There are also lots of activities, quizzes and games to try.

    Your rating: None (17 votes)
     
  • National Geographic Kids

    The children's site of the National Geographic Society helps you learn about world cultures and animals. There are lots of cartoons, fun and games too.

    Your rating: None (30 votes)
     
  • Enchanted Learning

    Enchanted Learning has lots of information and printable activities about many topics. There is a very useful online children's picture dictionary.

    Vocabulary
    Your rating: None (21 votes)
     
  • Storynory

    A large collection of free audio stories for kids. Listen to fairy tales, myths and legends, classics and original stories. 

    Stories
    Your rating: None (20 votes)
     
  • Wired for Books - Kids Corner

    Listen to stories from famous classic children's books by Beatrix Potter, Lewis Carroll and others.

    Stories
    Your rating: None (18 votes)
     

A to Z list

  • 1001 stories
    The Story Museum's 1001 stories site contains audio and video recordings of imaginative, inspirational tales from around the world. You can search by theme, origin or age group.
    Stories
    Your rating: None (34 votes)
     
  • ABCya
    ABCya provides free educational computer games for kids, including vocabulary games, spelling games and audio books. Kids can create animations, puzzles, word clouds and lots more!
    Games
    Your rating: None (34 votes)
     
  • Activity Village
    This site for parents and teachers offers thousands of free children's activities. There are educational resources, colourings, puzzles and printables of all sorts for you to use with your learners.
    Your rating: None (51 votes)
     
  • BBC Schools website for ages 4-11

    These BBC resources for schools are also good for using at home.

    Your rating: None (44 votes)
     
  • Build Your Wild Self

    Have fun creating a virtual wild self, and practise vocabulary for the body at the same time.

    Vocabulary
    Your rating: None (57 votes)
     
  • Caught in the web

    Find lots of information about how to use the internet safely on the CBBC Newsround website.

    Your rating: None (13 votes)
     
  • CBBC Newsround

    Newsround is a news programme for children from the BBC. You can read the day's news stories and write comments.

    Your rating: None (21 votes)
     
  • CBeebies

    CBeebies is the BBC's site for pre-school age children. There are stories, games, songs and activities to print. You can also watch video clips from some CBeebies shows.

    Your rating: None (32 votes)
     
  • Childnet International
    Childnet International aims to make the internet a great and safe place for children.
    Your rating: None (14 votes)
     
  • Dinosaur Train
    Dinosaur games, information and printables for younger kids based on the TV programme.
    Your rating: None (22 votes)