QR Codes are easy and the kids love them! QR codes can be scanned with an iPod, iPad, a smart phone, scanner for your computer, or tablet. Download a QR code scanner for FREE on the App Store. There are several free apps to choose from.
These QR Codes are so easy for students to scan and go directly to a website without help.
Codes in this collection include:
1. A Mighty Girl: Your go-to site to find empowering and inspirational books, toys and movies for girls of all ages.
2. Art Games:Kids from 4 to 12 will have a blast creating their own masterpieces and playing art-spirational games.
3.BBC Kids: The website offers ups listings, a selection of tv shows and games
4.Brain Pop: This site offers fun and educational animated videos and games to help reinforce the school curriculum from kindergarten through grade 12. A subscription is required to access the entire site but there is still plenty of content available for free.
5. Build: It’s a virtual Lego set for the little Lego lover in your life. Lego and Google Chrome teamed up to create a site for master builders of all ages to build their own creations.
6. Canadian Geographic Kids: It’s the online home for kids of the popular Canadian Geographic magazine and offers games, videos, animal facts, kid-friendly articles, a virtual atlas and more.
7. CBC Kids: There’s games and videos galore starring your child's favorite CBC Kids characters.
8. DOGOnews:Kids can catch up on current events with news stories written just for children.
9.Doodle.ly: This is essentially and ultra-simple virtual sketchpad that any creative kid would love. You can choose to publish the drawings on the site or older kids can share them to Facebook or Twitter.
10. EcoKids: Harness your kids eco-enthusiasm with green-themed games and articles.
11. Funbrain: Kids won’t even realize they’re practicing math and reading skills while playing these games. Funbrain offers great games, books and comics for grade school aged kids.
12.Funology: This is a great site to visit with your kids for fun and creative activities to do together. Older kids will also have fun browsing the great selection of crafts, recipes, science experiments, magic tricks, games, jokes and trivia.
13.How Stuff Works: This no-frills site is jam-packed with information to feed your knowledge-hungry kids. How Stuff Works is not geared specifically for kids but it’s hard to imagine a 12-year-old boy who wouldn’t love it.
14. KidsReads: It’s chalk full of kids books reviews, articles, contests and author spotlights.
15. Knowledge Kids: There’s a good selection of wholesome videos, games and activities perfect for preschool and kindergarten-aged kids.
16.NASA Kids’ Club: Junior astronauts will have a blast exploring this fun and exciting website. There’s information and games geared to a variety of ages and skill levels to help feed their love of space.
17.National Geographic Kids: Stunning photography, games, articles and videos will keep your kids happily engaged on this magazine’s website.
18.NFB Kids’ Movies: The National Film Board of Canada is a treasure
19. Disney Junior: Fans of the Disney staples like Sofia the First, Doc Mcstuffins, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates will swoon for the interactive games and videos on the colorful site.
20. Owl Kids: Each great Canadian kids’ magazine has it’s own blog on the Owl Kids site. Kids can check back regularly for the latest review, craft, recipe, joke and so much more.
21. PBS Kids: There are lots of fun and educational games and activities for kids on the PBS website.
22. Pottermore: Three words- Harry Potter website. There is so much information to dig through on this site!
23.Science Bob: Your go-to site for all things science and science fair. There’s so much great information on Science Bob on science experiments and research methods that you almost won’t need to help at all.
24. Sesame Street: This website is especially good for keeping preschool and kindergarten kids entertained.
25. Sports Illustrated Kids: Sports fans will love this up-to-the-minute online cousin to the SI Kids magazine. It has a huge selection of great news stories, games and interactive features geared directly at kids.
26. Starfall: This is the site for early readers still trying to get a grasp on phonics. It offers a complete program of reading games and tools to compliment the school curriculum.
27. Time for Kids: Current events and news stories written just for kids will keep your own mini journalists well-informed while flexing those important reading muscles.
28. Treehouse: Give your kids their Max and Ruby fix on the fun and friendly digital companion to every preschooler’s favorite cable channel.
29. TVO Kids: The content on TV Ontario’s kids’ website truly is top notch. In addition to the standard fare of games, video and contests, they have developed their very own educational games and apps that will challenge your kids in new ways.
30. Virtual Museum: Here’s a little something for those tweens and teens who are beyond kiddie games and dumbed-down content. It’s an interactive, multimedia collection of displays and stories from museums across Canada. The Virtual Museum is the ideal resource for getting extra depth on a research paper or any topic of interest.
Each card has the QR code and website title.