Homework Sites for Kids

Multi-Subject | Animals & Environment | Biography | Colorado | Current Events | Math | Museums | Primary Sources | Research & Writing | Science | Social Studies

Multi-Subject Collections

  • Internet Public Library
    Reference center, searching tools, subject guides and special collections.
  • Fact Monster
    Encyclopedia, almanac, atlas and dictionary all in one.
  • BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
    Hundreds of top-notch websites for students and life-long learners.
  • Discovery Education
    Homework help resources, plus interactive games, videos, virtual labs and activities.
  • eThemes
    Discover websites on wide range of topics using keywords to search or browse the list A-Z or by grade level.
  • Library of Congress
    Historical records and digitized books, photos, maps, manuscripts, film, and sound recordings.
  • Reference & Research Databases
    Search for articles and information on any subject. K-8 best picks: Kids Search, Primary Search, and Middle Search Plus. Library card required.
  • Diigo
    Jumpstart researching any topic by using websites recommended by Colorado librarians. Type in a tag word like inventors or colonies and hit Enter. Some tags are two words and need to be typed inside quotes like “current events” or “civil war.” Start a new search by clicking CoLibraries (top left) to clear the field and enter a different tag.

Animals & Environment


  • Biography.com
    Over 7,000 biographies of people past and present.
  • Nobel Prize
    Biographies of Nobel Prize recipients and laureates.
  • Gallery of Achievers
    Read about individuals who have shaped the 20th century by their accomplishments.
  • White HouseBiographies of U.S. Presidents and First Ladies plus history of the White House.
  • More!
    Websites featuring profiles of historical figures and distinguished women.


Current Events


  • Kids.gov
    Connect to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations.
  • Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government
    How government works and laws are made, electoral process, and national symbols.
  • iCivics
    Explore the fundamental concepts and responsibilities of representative democracy through games.
  • Our GovernmentLearn how America’s federal, state and local governments work to enact the will of the people.


  • Webmath
    Step-by-step answers to hundreds of math questions and the option to type in your own problem.
  • AAA Math
    Learn, practice, and explore every topic of K-8 math. (En Espanol)
  • Khan Academy K-8 Math Videos
    From counting to calculus and everything in between.
  • Pikes Peak Library
    Math websites featuring step-by-step examples, worksheets, flashcards, and online practice.
  • More!
    Links to librarian recommended math websites for students, teachers, and tutors.


Primary Sources

Research & Writing

  • How to Do Research
    A diagram takes you through the process, click any step to get the details.
  • Plan-Find-Create-Present
    Tips to start your research project, find sources, stay organized, and putting it all together.
  • Writing Topics
    Lists of ideas to inspire essays, stories, or journal writing.
  • Writing Skills
    Strengthen your writing skills with tips, examples, and best practices for effective communication.
  • Writing With Writers
    Scholastic authors take you through the steps of writing news reports, mysteries, myths, book reviews, and more.


Social Studies

  • Stately Knowledge
    Basic geographical facts and information on state capitols for all 50 states.
  • Eyewitness to History
    Profiles of historical characters and events told from the perspectives of those who lived it.
  • CIA World Factbook
    Country data covering geography, people, government, economy, transportation, and defense.
  • Great Websites for Kids
    Cultures of the world, geography, maps, current events, social issues, and religion.
  • MrDowling.com
    Teacher Mike Dowling covers pre-history through through WWII.