Kanopy Kids offers an on-demand video streaming service for children aged preschool and up: A curated selection of educational and enriching videos with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media™.
Categories include TV Series, Learning Languages, Animated Storybooks, Anime and Movies for the whole family.
How to use:
- To access Kanopy Kids, first login to your Kanopy account
- Click on the 'KIDS' button on the top right side of the page.
Extra parental controls are available through Kanopy Kids, allowing parents to restrict access to the main Kanopy catalogue for younger viewers.
To start watching, visit the Kanopy website.
KidSpeak is designed so children can explore, play and learn languages at home or on the go. KidSpeak has engaging learning activities to teach children French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin or English.
How to use:
- You will need to log in and register to create an account
- Click the KidSpeak option in the top navigation bar of your chosen language
- Only available through a web browser (no mobile app available)
- Parental guide available to assist with learning.
For more information, please visit the Transparent Language website.
The OverDrive eReading Room is just for kids and provide a safe online experience. Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.
To view the catalogue, please visit the OverDrive for Kids website.
Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. It is a great resource that is convenient and simple to use. Content is streamed with no advertising, allowing children to focus on the storytelling (when logging in please choose State Library of Western Australia).
To access the catalogue, please visit the Story Box website.
PK is an e-zine for primary age kids. In PK Magazine you will find creative work from book reviews, poetry, short stories, artwork, photography or stories - by kids, for kids!
To read the latest issue, visit the PK Magazine website.
Busythings is an online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language & literacy and understanding of the world.
To access the catalogue, please visit the Busythings website.
The Busythings subscription is provided through Better Beginnings, supporting families in sharing a love of reading.
LOTE Online for Kids allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in various languages alongside English translations, helping to develop reading and listening skills. Kids can also watch a selection of English books with Australian accents. Over 30+ languages including Arabic, Cantonese, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Mandarin, Farsi, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil, Vietnamese and Urdu.
To access the catalogue, please visit the LOTE Online for Kids website. Login using your library card barcode number, select a language and enjoy a story!