Need some reading ideas for your book report? Take a look at some terrific
books read & recommended by Children's Services staff.
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Encyclopedias & Databases
Find quick, reliable information that you can
count on. Articles, reviews, news, images, and more.
Access in the Library or from home using your Strathcona County Library
Find a complete list of all our
Databases for Kids.
The Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Up-to-the-minute information about our country. Over 10,000 articles
with lots of links and feature articles. Find information about topics
such as Canadian regions, animals, scientists and inventions.
electronic version of World Book Encyclopedia with extra materials
such as interactive maps, graphics, pictures, recommended websites and
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Just for You
Health Canada has created a website of information just for kids! Find
out about sun safety, tips for tooth brushing, and how to avoid
This website tackles big health issues for kids. Look under "Everyday
Illnesses and Injuries" and "Kids Health Problems" to learn about issues
such getting braces, asthma, and nut allergies.
Join the S-Team and help stop bullying! This interactive adventure will
give you great ideas on how to deal with bullying.
Blackbeard Galley Chef
your own tasty, healthy and easy to make recipes with the help of the
Blackbeard Galley Chef. Just choose your ingredients and get cooking!
Canada's Food Guide
It's easy to choose foods wisely
when you follow Canada's Food Guide!
Check out the new and improved recommendations for smart snacks and tips
for dining out.
Food Safety Games
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has created lots of fun online games
to help kids learn about food safety. Try your hand at the Food Safety
Wheel Game or the Safe Temperature Challenge!
BAM! Physical Fitness
The "Body and Mind" website from the US government has lots of fun
fitness ideas and games for kids.
This online activity tests how quickly you can perform ten different
activities. Learn how to be more active, even while working at your
Rope for Heart
Looking for some heart-pounding fun? Check out this website for activity
links and helping out by raising money for Heart and Stroke research.
A great sports and nutrition site for kids who like to play hard and have
fun. Learn how eating
right helps you play better, and how staying active is fun!
The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games
Find out about the ancient Olympics from the University of Pennsylvania
2011 Western Canada Summer Games
event celebrates the achievements of youth in sport and culture. Check
out this link to learn more about the exciting sporting events that will
take place throughout Kamloops, British Columbia.
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