Tumble Books & Games
An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. It is a fun site for children that promotes literacy. Read a book, listen to a book, or play a game – all online. Click here!
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Research Guides for GRO Projects
Below are links for research guides, prepared by Lake Hiawatha Children’s Librarians, for the following GRO topics.
Helpful Websites for Kids
PARCC Online Practice Tests
Tumble Book Library (Free Online Book Daily)
General Health Information
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – HHS for Kids
U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Kids’ Home Page
HealthyNJ – Just For Kids
Dental Health Information
American Dental Association – Animations & Games
American Dental Hygienists’ Association – Kids Stuff
American Council on Exercise – Youth Fitness
BAM! (Body And Mind!) Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
United States Department of Agriculture – MyPyramid.gov for Kids
USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine – Web Links Just for Kids
FunNewJersey is an online website that has a directory of fun events happening in New Jersey. They have an events calendar that receives about 37,000 unique visitors monthly.