Having Fun With the Family Computer
From Christy Matte, former About.com Guide
Video Games & Fun Software
Video Games can be fun, educational and a way to blow off steam. Choose the best games for your family.
- Caillou: Ready to Read
- Giggles Computer Funtime for Baby
- Thomas and Friends: Special Delivery
- Creativity Express
Toys and Gear
There are plenty of fun gadgets and gear to go with your computer, from funky mice to colorful cameras. These toys and hardware make for fun gifts and enhanced computing.
- Buying a Digital Camera for Kids
- Flip Mino Camcorder
- Flip Ultra Camcorder
- myPC Stage 1 Toddler Keyboard
- Computer Gifts for Preschoolers
- Computer Gifts for Babies and Toddlers
- Computer Gifts for Elementary School Kids
- Top Computer Toys of 2008
- Top Computer Toys of 2007
Fun new websites are cropping up every day. Come here to find new favorites.
- Virtual Worlds for Young Kids
- Virtual Worlds for Tweens
- Magazine Websites for Kids
- PBS Kids Online Review
- Webkinz World Review
TV, Movies and Books
You can find more and more media options online, but locating the quality sites can be a challenge. These will give you a great starting point.
- Read Books Online for Free
- Watch TV and Movies Online
- Great YouTube Videos for Kids
- Tips for Watching YouTube with Kids
Computers aren't simply word processors or video game consoles. They're tools for creating new things. Try out some of these fun projects to make the most out of your computer.