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Outdoor Kids

Outdoor Kids

Learn about the fun things you can do outdoors in Texas and about some of the animals and other things you can find there.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Other Sports; Sports & Recreation–Mountaineering; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–R-W–Texas; Math And Science–Earth Science–Environment

Bicycle Safety Activity Kit

Bicycle Safety Activity Kit

What should you check before riding your bike? Why should you wear a helmet? What clothes are the best for cycling? You can the answers to these questions and bicycle safety tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Subject: Health–Safety; Sports & Recreation–Cycling

NBA Hoop Troop

NBA Hoop Troop

He shoots, he scores! If you are a basketball fan or just curious about the game you should definitely checkout the National Basketball Association site for kids, NBA Hoop Troop. Check out the great graphics, game highlights, online games, statistics and even share your opinions about favorite players, games or plays.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Basketball

MLB.com: Kids

MLB.com: Kids

This is the kids’ section of Major League Baseball’s site. It has games, tips from the pros, and links to each MLB team’s kids’ website.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Baseball

Healthy Hopping

Healthy Hopping

Healthy Hopping is a program in Chicago where kids can go and learn jump rope techniques and routines, rhymes and songs to jump to, and healthy eating habits. Don’t live in Chicago? You can still learn jump rope skills, rhymes, and how to make healthy snacks from the website.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Exercise

Why Exercise is Cool

Why Exercise is Cool

Did you know that when you play kickball in your backyard or tag at the park that it counts as exercise? That’s right, exercise can be really cool and fun! Learn how it can also make you stronger, healthier, and feel good all around!
Subject: Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Exercise

Kids World Sports | PBS Kids GO!

Kids World Sports | PBS Kids GO!

Learn about all kinds of sports, from baseball to shark diving. Play extreme sport computer games like snowboarding. Read about kid athletes and why they picked their chosen sports. Send your friends and family sports-themed e-cards or create your very own trading cards to swap with friends.
Subject: Sports & Recreation; Fun Stuff; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

KidzWorld

KidzWorld

Find out the latest on the coolest games and athletes, chat about your favorite TV star or share your poetry in the KidzWorld forums, or get homework help in the Brain Candy section.
Subject: Sports & Recreation; Fun Stuff

Iditarod: Zuma’s Paw Prints

Iditarod: Zuma’s Paw Prints

On this page of “The official site of the last great race”, you can follow reports “written” by Zuma, a canine correspondent with his own email address and discussion forum.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–50 States–A-F–Alaska; Sports & Recreation–Sledding–Dogsledding

FirstGov for Kids!

FirstGov for Kids!

Come explore this site if you are looking for information on almost every topic you can think of… from art, music and animals, to homework help, history, how to fight crime, and computers!
Subject: Sports & Recreation; Reference; Health; Fun Stuff; Math And Science; Art, Music & Museums; Computers And The Internet; Our World–North America–USA

Bicycle Helmet Law List

Bicycle Helmet Law List

Do you have a bike? Maybe you’ve heard that you should wear a helmet to protect yourself in case of an accident. But did you know that there are some states or cities with a law saying you MUST wear a helmet whenever you ride your bike? Check out this list of states and cities with helmet laws.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Law; Health–Safety; Sports & Recreation–Cycling

VERB Play Without Borders Kit – CDC

VERB Play Without Borders Kit – CDC

“To help support… efforts in getting students ages 9 to 13 physically active,” the CDC has “put together these materials that will expose kids to a world of play possibilities.” These are resource guides that are available for order.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Summer Opportunities

Summer Opportunities

This directory of summer camps can be searched by location or by the activities that the camp offers.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Ultimate Iditarod for Kids & Teachers

Ultimate Iditarod for Kids & Teachers

Mushers (dogsledders) put together this site about dogsledding and the Iditarod. It explains the equipment and food that is needed for long dogsledding trips.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Virtual Field Trips; Sports & Recreation–Sledding–Dogsledding

Sport Science

Sport Science

The Exploratorium teams up with professional sports players to offer information about the science of sports. Ever wonder how much energy is generated by a mid-ice collision, why balls bounce, or why a bicycle stays upright when you ride it? You’ll find the answers here.
Subject: Sports & Recreation

Radacadabra

Radacadabra

Everything you wanted to know about dance, from the professionals at the Royal Academy of Dance. Learn about performing on the stage and the ABCs of dance.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Dance

SashaCohen.com

SashaCohen.com

Find photos, news, program information, and a journal for Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen at her official site.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Ice Skating

New York Jets: kids

New York Jets: kids

The Play Like a Jet section of this site has pointers from New York Jets players on skills for different football positions. Learn how to snap, tackle, return a punt, and kick a field goal!
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Football

Staying Healthy – Kidshealth.org

Staying Healthy – Kidshealth.org

Find out what sports are best for kids of all ages, fitness for kids who hate sports, strength training, information on steroids, and more.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Junior Baseball

Junior Baseball

This site for Junior Baseball magazine has tips for kids of different ages. It also has tips for parents and coaches.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Baseball; Sports & Recreation–Magazines About Sports & Recreation

Level 2 Horsemanship Tutorial

Level 2 Horsemanship Tutorial

This site helps you learn a lot of terms about horses: riding, training, and general horse knowledge. The information is based on the CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association)Composite Horsemanship Manual.
Subject: Math And Science–Animals–Mammals; Sports & Recreation–Horsemanship

Kidfish – All About Lakes – and Fly Fishing Too

Kidfish – All About Lakes – and Fly Fishing Too

This site really is all about lakes and fly fishing. It has science information about lakes. It has instructions for tying a fly for fly fishing. It has descriptions of different kinds of fish.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Fishing; Math And Science–Animals–Fish & Other Water Creatures; Math And Science–Earth Science–Oceans, Lakes & Rivers

Zamboni Kid’s Zone

Zamboni Kid’s Zone

Find out about ice resurfacing machines, and play a game of checkers.
Subject: Computers And The Internet–Online Games; Sports & Recreation–Hockey

Kidnetic.com

Kidnetic.com

Find fun, energy burning activities you can do at home or with friends. The site also has lots of fun recipes and facts about how to eat well.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Sports & Recreation–Games

Sport

Sport

This site from Australia gives general information about several sports, including tennis, touch football, surfing, water polo, and basketball.
Subject: Sports & Recreation

Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp Guide

This site has great articles about preparing for camp. It includes information to decide if your child is ready, how to choose a camp, what to pack, and dealing with homesickness.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Featured Winter Olympic Sports

Featured Winter Olympic Sports

Find out about winter sports played in the Olympics, including bobsledding, figure skating, snowboarding, and ski jumping.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Olympic Games; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Jumping Into Science

Jumping Into Science

This site describes the science of ski jumping. Learn about how gravity, drag, aerodynamics, friction, lift, air pressure, and wind tunnels affect a ski jumper???s performance. Although not updated, the information is factual.
Subject: Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Sports & Recreation–Skiing

The Great Game List

The Great Game List

Are you looking for something for kids to do at a birthday party? Are you looking for ideas for the school carnival? This site, provided by a toy store, has lots of great ideas.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

It’s Time to Play!

It’s Time to Play!

What are some fun things to do to get your body moving? This site has suggestions to help you regardless of how many people are around or the weather. Click on the “More Articles Like This” tab on the right to find out even more about sports and exercise.
Subject: Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Exercise

Pool Kids USA

Pool Kids USA

Find fun games to play in the pool. This site has games to play on the computer, too. It also has safety tips.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Swimming

Gateway to the Summer Olympic Games Lesson Plans

Gateway to the Summer Olympic Games Lesson Plans

“A site created especially for teachers to give them ready-to-use Olympic-related resources such as lesson plans and learning activities.” There are handouts and worksheets ??? everything teachers need to engage students in the excitement of the Games!
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Olympic Games; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Iditarod Race Across Alaska

Iditarod Race Across Alaska

This site has tons of information about the Iditarod dogsled race. It has maps of the route with information about the towns along the way. It has interviews with mushers. It has articles about the dogs. This is a great site for kids to find out about the Iditarod.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers; Sports & Recreation–Sledding–Dogsledding

NHL.com for Kids

NHL.com for Kids

Professional hockey’s National Hockey League put together this site for kids. It has lots of stuff about pro hockey including interviews with professional hocky players. It also has a “how to” section with ways to improve your game.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Hockey

Backcheck: Hockey for Kids

Backcheck: Hockey for Kids

See the history of hockey and hockey equipment. See historic pictures of hockey. Find out about women in hockey. This site has especially good information about hockey in Canada.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Hockey

Scholastic News: Sports

Scholastic News: Sports

The sports section of Scholastic News gives quick information about what’s going on in sports. The sports calendar lists upcoming professional sports events. Zog’s QA gives answers to kids’ sports questions.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Magazines About Sports & Recreation

Presidents and Baseball

Presidents and Baseball

An older website but very useful! Find out about Tee Ball on the White House lawn, U.S. Presidents throwing out the first pitch at baseball games, and interesting trivia about Presidents and baseball.
Subject: USA–Presidents & The White House; Sports & Recreation–Baseball

BoatSafe Kids!

BoatSafe Kids!

Why is the bathroom on a boat called a head? How do life jackets work? This site answers your questions about boats and boating, plus it has instructions on how to tie knots and how to spot storms.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Boats & Boating; Fun Stuff–Other Fun Stuff

Sports Media: Physical Education and Sports for Everyone

Sports Media: Physical Education and Sports for Everyone

Sports Media wants to unite and inspire people who are interested in Sports and Physical Education. We provide a quality platform where athletes, coaches, teachers, students and instructors are able to exchange their bright ideas about PE and Sports.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

GAMEKIDS

GAMEKIDS

“GAMEKIDS is a gathering place for kids of all ages to learn and exchange non-computer games and activities. Each month, selected games and rhymes (traditional and contemporary), activities, and recipes will be selected from around the world for you to download, print out, and play. YOU are invited to collaborate with us! Submit your favorite games …
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Sports Illustrated for Kids Online

Sports Illustrated for Kids Online

This site has just about everything a kid would want to know about sports! It includes the latest news in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and fantasy sports. Play your favorite online flash games too!
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Magazines About Sports & Recreation

Learn2 Understand Soccer

Learn2 Understand Soccer

“Soccer–known as football throughout most of the world–is the most popular sport on Earth. If you’re new to the game, learn the basic rules and strategies to discover what all the fuss is about.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Soccer

The Web Site for Health and Physical Education Teachers

The Web Site for Health and Physical Education Teachers

Here is a great website for Health and Physical Education teachers, parents, and students. “Resources on the site include Health and PE Lesson ideas, ready-to-print Assessment ideas, Adapted PE information, Classroom Management ideas, Job Center, Professional and Conference information, Book and Music store, discounted PE Equipment specials, and l …
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Hot Air Balloons

Hot Air Balloons

“Take a Hot Air Balloon Cyber-Ride!” On this site you can read about ballooning adventures, explore the science and history of hot air balloons, and find science projects about balloons.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Sports & Recreation–Balloons

Denali For Kids

Denali For Kids

What is the highest mountain in North America? Why, it is Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley, which is located in Alaska. Go here to find out more about climbing Mt. Denali.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Sports & Recreation–Mountaineering; USA–50 States–A-F–Alaska

NBC Olympics

NBC Olympics

Official news, photos and videos of the Olympic games. Includes plans for upcoming games as well as statistics on past Olympic competitions.
Subject: Sports & Recreation

Kids Running

Kids Running

Do you like jogging, running track or cross country? Then this monthly online magazine from Runner’s Worls is for you!
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Other Sports

Learn2 Use Bicycle Gears

Learn2 Use Bicycle Gears

“Does shifting the gears on your bike seem to cause more harm than good? Understanding how they work and how to get a grip on them is the first step toward a more positive pedaling experience.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Cycling

Learn2 Understand American Football

Learn2 Understand American Football

“Folks who’ve never followed football may be surprised to learn that it’s a fairly straightforward game. Although there are many, many intricate rules on the books, it only takes knowledge of a few principles to follow along and enjoy the game. With this 2torial under your belt, you’ll know when to cheer and when to groan in despair.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Football

Learn2 Understand Hockey

Learn2 Understand Hockey

“We’ve created a quick guide to the rules of the game that will help you make sense out of all that icy activity. This 2torial reveals the game’s secrets and subtleties.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Hockey

Learn2 Understand Golf

Learn2 Understand Golf

“In the wide world of sports, golf enjoys perhaps the greatest divide between those who absolutely love the game and those who absolutely don’t. For those of you who wonder why anyone would waste a perfectly nice day smacking a frustratingly small ball down an oversized lawn, read on.” This 2torial reveals the game’s se …
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games

Learn2 Understand Tennis

Learn2 Understand Tennis

“You don’t need a club membership or the latest racquet to enjoy tennis. In fact, you never even have to set foot on the court. With a little insight into the rules of the game and the subtle difference between the lob and the backhand slice, you may find yourself glued to live coverage from the next Grand Slam tournament.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games

Learn2 Sink a Putt (in Golf)

Learn2 Sink a Putt (in Golf)

“Putting, it is said, is half the game in golf…and getting that little white ball into the hole from even a few feet’s distance is harder than it looks. This 2torial helps you during the one time you’d rather sink than swim. “
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games

Learn2 Improvise a Compass (Day or Night)

Learn2 Improvise a Compass (Day or Night)

“Whether climbing at Annapurna Sanctuary or wandering in the local park, it’s a good idea to know your direction even if a compass isn’t handy (knowing that the sun sets in the west doesn’t do the trick). This 2torial covers three different methods, two for daytime and one for night.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping

Learn2 Understand Baseball

Learn2 Understand Baseball

“If you find someone who loves to go out to the ballpark, ask them when they saw their first game. Chances are they were taken as a kid and never forgot the great feeling of eating a hot dog on a warm summer evening, with thirty thousand other people in the stands watching the local team. This is the essence of baseball.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Basketball

Learn2 Understand Basketball

Learn2 Understand Basketball

“While it’s likely you won’t receive a lucrative shoe contract from simply reading this 2torial, you will understand a little more about why millions of people get so excited about a bouncing ball and a small metal hoop.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Basketball

Learn2 Fix a Bike Flat

Learn2 Fix a Bike Flat

“If you ride a bike, sooner or later you’re going to have a flat tire. Being prepared makes it easier to handle, and the repair know-how is downright essential. This 2torial will help you get back on the road.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Cycling

Learn2 Bowl

Learn2 Bowl

“To bowl or not to bowl? If that’s the question, we have the answer. We’ll provide easy instructions to introduce you to some bowling basics and get you ready for your next outing at the alley.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games

Learn2 Behave When Lost in the Woods

Learn2 Behave When Lost in the Woods

“Losing your way doesn’t have to mean losing your head. Follow the tips in this 2torial to minimize the danger to yourself, and to keep yourself from getting even more lost. The goal here is not to turn you into a wilderness orientation expert (or a survival expert), but to make it as easy as possible for others to find you safe and sound.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping; Health–Safety

Learn2 Prepare for a Camping Trip

Learn2 Prepare for a Camping Trip

“If you’ve never camped before, you may feel you need to buy a lot of stuff and learn a lot of new skills to get started. That’s really not true. We’ll help you learn to prepare now so you can enjoy yourself later.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping

Learn2 Keep Your Food from Bears

Learn2 Keep Your Food from Bears

“Let’s hear it for bears! They’re big and furry and kinda cute. Still, bears and other wild creatures shouldn’t feed on human food supplies. Once a bear gets food from humans, it often abandons its natural food sources, becomes a campground nuisance, and may even need to be relocated (if not killed) by rangers.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping

Learn2 Adjust a Bicycle (to Fit You)

Learn2 Adjust a Bicycle (to Fit You)

“The best bike won’t do any good unless it’s appropriately adjusted for its engine…i.e., the human being who’s riding it. At best a maladjusted bicycle can be inefficient, at worst unrideable. But fear not: a few easy assessments of your bicycle before purchase (and easy adjustments after) will keep you pedaling far into the horizon.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Cycling

Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds

If you’re interested in spelunking (exploring and studying caves), this is the site for you. Take the Cave Quiz, the Bat Quiz, take a Virtual Tour of this cave located in Colorado, or learn how to make stalactites at home.
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–Geography & World Culture; Sports & Recreation–Camping; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Virtual Field Trips

Science of Baseball

Science of Baseball

What would Babe Ruth’s batting average be if he played in today’s league? Or in the 1800s? When were the “Bloomer Girls” formed? Who was known as the “Queen of Baseball”? How do pitcher’s throw fast balls? How do the weight and speed of the bat affect hitting? What is Sabermetrics? Where can I find out more about the Negro Leagues? Get all this a …
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Baseball

Planning a Class Camping Trip

Planning a Class Camping Trip

Are you thinking of taking a class of students on a camping trip? This site helps you plan the experience. It addresses such issues as camp activities, camp facilities, and follow-up activities.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Camp and Conference Homepage

Camp and Conference Homepage

Looking for a camp or an outdoor education program? This site can help you find it.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

Games Kids Play

Games Kids Play

Have you forgotten how to play Dodgeball or Red Light/Green Light? This site gives instructions for lots of backyard and schoolground games.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games

Skate Web Figure Skating Page

Skate Web Figure Skating Page

Do you like figure skating? This searchable site gives you information about the sport, skating clubs and organizations, famous skaters, skating events and competitions and much more.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Ice Skating

Learn2 Throw a Curve Ball

Learn2 Throw a Curve Ball

“Throwing a curve ball may seem pretty mysterious, but it’s really a simple procedure: spin the ball as it leaves your hand. This 2torial talks you through the essentials of mastering the curve.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Baseball

Learn2 Throw a Flying Disc

Learn2 Throw a Flying Disc

“Way back when the world was a simpler place, kids threw hubcaps at each other, and orthodontists were happy campers. Fortunately for legions of free spirits everywhere, someone invented a plastic flying disc–what most of us today call a Frisbee. Here’s how to have a fun fling with one every time.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Games

Learn2 Spin a Basketball

Learn2 Spin a Basketball

“No matter how many 2torials you read, you might never be able to hit a home run in the World Series or slam a football through the goal posts after the winning Super Bowl touchdown. But of all the skills of athletic coordination, spinning a basketball is one of the showiest and easiest to learn.” Grab a sphere and get in gear!
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Basketball