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Fun Websites for Kids

On Rainy Days

Living in Ireland, us parents are well used to having the heavens open up on us without warning. Often, the kids are stuck inside in front of the tv with nothing else to occupy and engage their minds. Here are some fun and educational websites to keep in your repertoire for such a day.


American Museum of Natural History interactive site. Choose whichever Ology you're into, e.g. Astronomy, the Earth, Genetics etc .

National Geographic Kids

Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More

Nasa Kids Home

Games, art, stories, and activities for children presented by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  

PBS Kids

Play games based on your child's favourite shows. Colourful and engaging, it should keep the kids occupied for at least an hour or two. 


Play educational arcade style games and improve reading skills with their online books.


Full of quizzes on all sorts of topics like geography and music. How many countries of the world can you name out of 196?


Watch videos, take quizes, play games and learn all about science, art, English and other school subjects in a fun way!

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