Links For Kids
The following is a list of excellent Web based consumer health topics developed for children and teens
American Heart Association-Activities for Kids
The site provides great resources for kids and youth, including information on the importance of playing and fun activities such as the Healthy Challenge Scavenger Hunt.
Bandaides and Blackboards - Kids
This site has over 180 pages of excellent information for children, teens and parents. Written by a nurse in Connecticut, these sites take viewers on a virtual tour of procedures that happen in a hospital. Information for siblings of sick children, essays by kids for kids and how to cope with teasing are featured links.
Bandaides and Blackboards - Teens
This site is an excellent resource for and about kids who grow up with medical problems. It is written from their own perspective and how the cope with life.
FDA Kid's Site
A kid web page created by the FDA, this site offers sections on food safety. Other interesting features are drug definitions of the contents of the home medicine cabinet, as well as information on diseases that people get vaccinated against.
Kids eat right
This site provides scientifically-based health and nutrition information for children of all ages,
from babies to teens. Check out the site for great videos, tips, and timely topics.
KidsHealth for Kids
This site has a series of pull-down menus dealing with a series of topics. Featured are sections on aches and pains, healthy recipes, and feelings.
KidsHealth for Teens
Teens can use this site to find information on eating disorders, healthy snacks, moods, feelings and a question and answer format dealing with sexuality.
The site offers health information for parents, kids and health educators through a blog, activities and links to even more online resources. For parents, there are tips and toolkits to promote healthy living in the family. For kids, an animated SuperKids Crew teaches about nutrition, and there are fun activities to print and complete.
Medline's Children's Page
Directory of websites aimed for children about health, medical conditions, safety and the human body.
Medline's Teen's Page
Directory of websites aimed for teens about health, medical conditions, safety and the human body
Center for Disease Control--BAM! Body and Mind
This site by the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) offers kids and teens a fun and interactive place to learn about health. The site covers subjects such as disease, food and nutrition, physical activity, safety, as well as issues about daily life and growing bodies.
AboutKidsHealth Just For Kids
This site provides interactive animated health information directed at children. It was designed and created by the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and is available in both French and English.
This site provides a medical encyclopedia writen specifically for kids. Diseases, illness, health topics and medical tests are explained.
This page contains links to web sites which provide health information. Please note that these sites are not affiliated with The Montreal Children’s Hospital Family Resource Library.