Kids Links

Kids Links

Reading Resources

Clever (Pinellas County Schools): A reading portal for Pinellas County Schools students. Used by many educators, the Lexile framework is a rating scale for reading levels. Use this link to determine a book’s assigned Lexile or to find book suggestions.

Project Gutenberg: This site offers over 60,000 eBooks for free, many of which are older and no longer under copyright.

Scholastic Reading Counts: Reading Counts is another rating scale for book levels. Books that are assigned Reading Counts points have comprehension quizzes that students are often asked to complete.

Homework Help

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government: From the Government Publishing Office, this colorful site is designed for students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government.

Digital Public Library of America: Looking for primary sources for research? Check out the Primary Source sets offered by the DPLA or search by subject.

Florida Electronic Library/Gale Databases: Search for reliable information and sources by grade level.

Khan Academy: Created by experts, Khan Academy provides standards-aligned practice and lessons that cover K-12 through early college.

Typing Master: Improve your typing skills!

Parenting & Family

211 Pinellas County (Tampa Bay Cares): This community-based organization connects families with the assistance and information they need.

American Academy of Pediatrics: An organization committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being of children of all ages.

ASAN (Autism Self Advocacy Network): A site dedicated to providing information about Autism run by and for people living with it.

Common Sense Media: An easy-to-use site where caregivers can search for books, movies, and more to determine if they are age-appropriate for their children.

The Conscious Kid: A site dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in kids.

HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters): Created by the University of South Florida, HIPPY is a home-based, early intervention program. A government site to connect caregivers with health insurance for their children.

Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County: An organization established by the Florida Legislature to strengthen children and families in the community. Created by the nonprofit healthcare system Nemours, this site offers separate sections for parents, kids, teens, and educators featuring articles, videos, and other health resources.

NAMI Pinellas: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Pinellas supports individuals and loved ones affected by mental illness so that they can build better lives.

Thrive by Five Pinellas: A multi-faceted, community-oriented approach to creating an early childhood system that ensures all kids are kindergarten ready.

The Trevor Project: A site from the leading national organization providing guidance to LGBTQ+ youth.

Zero To Three: Infants, Toddlers, and Families: Resources and recommendations for caregivers of infants and toddlers.

Additional School Resources

Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)

Florida Virtual School

Pinellas County Schools