Kid Safe Search Engines and Directories
taken from http://www.wiredkids.org/safesites/search_engines.html
Ask Jeeves for Kids
Ask Jeeves for Kids is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for kids tofind answers to their questions online. Designed to be a fundestination site focused on learning and "edutainment," Ask Jeeves forKids uses natural-language technology that allows kids to askquestions, such as "Why is the sky blue?" or "What's it like to live inspace?" in the same way they would ask a parent, friend or teacher. Theservice combines human editorial judgment with filtering technology toenable kids to find both relevant and appropriate answers on the Web.
AOL at School
AOL@School is a search engine designed for educational use. It provideslists of precsribed sites that have been selected by online educationexperts. It also provides functional tools such as encyclopedias,dictionaries and many other research tools. There are activities forevery age group. Recommended Adult Supervision for younger kids.
Dib Dab Doo and Dilly Too
A child friendly search engine that uses computer technology to filterin approved kid safe sites. It offers links to all sorts of categoriesfor fun and learning.
KidsClick! was created by a group of librarians at the Ramapo CatskillLibrary System, as a logical step in addressing concerns about the roleof public libraries in guiding their young users to valuable and ageappropriate web sites.
Kids' Searching Online
Lycos Zone is a safe haven on the Web designed for kids, parents andteachers that is targeted to the needs of the kindergarten througheighth grade Web audiences.
Yahooligans! is a browsable, searchable directory of Internet sites for kids.