Children's Games and Resources

The library is here to help you not only keep children entertained but also make learning easier for both parents and children alike. Check out these great resources for children!

Resources Provided by Your Library

Explore the resources your Library has to offer to your children. You can access these resources both at the Library and from home using your library card number.

Creative Bug

Craft Video Classes

CreativeBug give you the opportunity to experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists.
Simply use your Library Card Number to set up your account and start creating!

NoveList K-8

Book recommendation for children from kindergarten to grade 8.

NoveList K-8 is a great resource to find the perfect books for children and teens alike.  NoveList specializes in reading recommendation, allowing users to search for read-alikes, by favorite’s authors, titles or subjects.   

TumbleBooks Library

Online collection of e-books for children.

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!
Patron ID is your library card number.

World Book Kids

Children Encyclopedia 

World Book Kids is an online encyclopedia which includes eBooks, videos, activities, read-aloud, and translation features.  Your child can explore this site to learn more about a multitude of subjects from animals to world religions.  There are also multiple activities, craft ideas, and science projects.  This is a great resource to keep your child engage during the current health crisis!

To access this great resource, you will need to enter your Library Card Number.

Free Online Resources

Great websites for you and your children to explore together.

Fun and Educational Games

CBC Kids

On CBC Kids, children can play games, watch videos or explore different themes to learn about animals, history, sports or even learn a new joke or two!

Fun Brain

Fun Brain offers fun games based on different school levels.  You will also find videos, books and a math zone.

TVO Kids

On the TVO Kids website, Children aged 2-5 can access a range of games including puzzles, ABC’s, math and 123’s as well as arts and crafts. Children aged 6-11 can access a range of games including puzzles, math, science, health, sports, art, and music for free. Also provided is access to age-appropriate TV kid’s shows and other fun material.

Museums

Canadian Children's Museum

Bring the Canadian Children’s Museum home through this carefully selected series of activities offering educational fun for everyone

History Museums

The History Museum Website centralized website for the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Canadian Children's Museum, the Canadian Museum, the Canadian War Museum and the Virtual Museum of New France. Feature-rich site also offers special areas for Student and Educator Resources.

Canadian Museum of Nature

The Canadian Museum of Nature offers online movies, games, facts and features about the natural world we live in.

Canada Science and Technology Museum – Kids' Zone

On the Canada Science and Technology Museum website you will find activities, articles and interactive features like the Inventions Gallery, where kids can submit their own inventions to be showcased online.

Virtual Museum of Canada

The Virtual Museum of Canada offers a broad collection of online exhibits, images, events and activities celebrating the stories and treasures that have come to define Canada over the centuries.

School Help

e-Learning Ontario

e-Learning Ontario is developing an e-learning strategy to provide all students in the province with access to high-quality courses and resources through emerging information and communication technologies.

Learn at Home

Learn at Home helps you find made-in-Ontario activities, courses and more to keep the learning going, from home.  

Storyline Online

Storyline Online is a free online resource that provides access to a variety of children’s books narrated by authors where children can watch the video, which includes illustrations to follow along with the story.

TVO Parents

TVO Parents is your one-stop, online destination for tips on how you can use TVOKids, and their resources to enhance your child's learning at home and a peek at what goes on in your child's school, and how you can help to optimise their time there.

Nature and Geography 

The Canadian Atlas Online

The Canadian Atlas Online offers interactive atlas from The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

Canadian Geographic Kids

Canadian Geographic Kids presents interesting animal fact sheets of animals found in Canada as well as fun games and puzzles.

Ecokids

EcoKids is Canada's interactive environmental web site for students of all ages.

Nature Challenge for Kids—Teachers/Parents pages

Nature Challenge for kids gives information and resources for David Suzuki's "Nature Challenge" program as tailored for youngsters.

Pathway to Stewardship and Kinship

Pathway to Stewardship and Kinship promotes and supports healthy childhood development, community connection and environmental stewardship through building an early and ongoing relationship with nature.