Reference

Kids

Categories

* Animals & Pets
* Arts & Crafts
* Biography
* Bullying
* Cooking
* Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
* eResources
* Food and kai
* Fun
* Geography
* History
* Holidays
* Kites
* Maths & Science
* News
* Olympics
* Recycling and Our Environment
* Sports
* Stories, Books and Authors
* Treaty of Waitangi

Sites

* Te Ara - Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Can be viewed in both Māori and English. In Māori, Te Ara means 'the pathway'. This Encyclopedia offers many pathways to understanding New Zealand. Building a comprehensive guide to our peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society.
* BusyThings
Access colourful, quirky and fun games and activities for 3 to 7 year olds. Designed to entertain and educate!
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Literacy Planet
Fun learn-to-read resource for children. Includes pre-reading skills, practice exercises and basic mathematics. (was Intrepica) Set up a new account with your library card number and email address.
* TumbleBook Library
Fun animated children’s stories, games, quizzes and puzzles.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* World Book Online for Kids
Easy-to-use encyclopædia for young readers. Articles, multimedia, games, science projects and interactive tools for homework and fun. Part of World Book Web.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia
Covers a wide range of subjects of historical and contemporary significance to New Zealand. 6th ed. Auckland, New Zealand: David Bateman, 2005
From The Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Many Answers
Search for answers to popular homework questions asked at Anyquestions.co.nz.
* Big 6 Kids’ resources
Information skills resources for kids.
* Educational quizzes
* Emergency preparedness for Kids
From the Federal Emergency Management Agency Volcano resources.
* Kids health
* National Children's Day
First Sunday of March annually
* New Zealand Post Kidzone
NZ Post kids club has fun, games and you can learn all about stamp collecting.
* Ruben the Road Safety Bear
* Te Whata Raki
Explore online with your guide, Whetumarama. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources before trying out the quiz.
* Woo! Jr. Kids' Activities
Kids' crafts, recipes and activities plus resources for teachers and parents.