Information about games and puzzles in our libraries and links to safe websites for children. They are great fun, try them out!
16/04/2020 5:27 p.m.
There are lots of puzzles in our libraries to play with there or borrow and play with at home. Jigsaw puzzles are free to borrow for 2 weeks.
Fun and interesting websites for kids
Online Jigsaw Puzzles
For all ages and you can choose the number of pieces from 6 to 1,000.
The O.S.C.A.R. Foundation
Go here for puzzles, craft ideas, printable activity sheets, recipes and much more!
Play School - ABC Children's TV
Bored? Here are lots of things to make and do and colour-in.
Stories from the Web
Stories Galore – choose your genre! This is a great place to go for advice and information. Also art and craft resources puzzles, printable activity sheets, recipes and much more!
The Magic School Bus
For an online family playground take a ride on The Magic School Bus.
If you like...
Captain Underpants, or perhaps J K Rowling go here to see what else you may like. Try your favourite authors and see who writes like them.
International Children's Digital Library
This is a really great site for everyone… and especially if you’re interested in WORLD LANGUAGES.
Kids Pages at HarperCollins - Children's Books
If you’re not a serious reader . . . χ don’t go here!
Readers MUST go there!
Paul Jennings is really zany . . . and it shows when you check out his nutty and interactive website. You can have FUN listening to him read, write him a letter or check out his latest books.
Finalist author in the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2011 with his mischevious book Baa Baa Smart Sheep.
Craig (Wonky Donkey) Smith
If you like The Wonky Donkey you'll just love this website. The Kids Section (HeeHaw!) contains lots of photos and videos of Craig's books and performances.
If you like Lemony Snicket - check this out!
Love Paddington Bear – don’t miss this site!