Saturday, January 26, 2013

5 Safe Search Engines for Kids

Internet search skills are very important even for students at a younger age but the only problem is online safety. How can we guarantee the safety of our kids while in the same time help them improve their search skills ? there is a solution for this : kids safe search engines. These are search engines created specifically for kids or with kids learning needs and  safety issues  in mind. These engines are different from the normal search engines we know of in that they are safer and more reliable.

If you are a parent or a teacher looking for search engines to recommend to your kids and students, the list below will be a great start for you. I have personally checked every search engine I have included below and therefore attest to their reliability. However, I do recommend an adult supervision when kids are online.

1- Ask Kids

Ask Kids is a search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12. It's a free, safe, fun way for kids and their parents to quickly and easily research school topics like science, math, geography, language arts, and history in a search environment that's safer and more age-appropriate than traditional, adult search engines.

2- KidRex

KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and are powered by Google Custom Search™ and use Google SafeSearch™ technology.

3- KidzSearch

KidzSearch offers a unique solution to this important problem. When a search is done on, it can only return Google "strict" search results and is not dependent on any computer, cookie or browser settings. The same trusted high-quality search results as Google are returned, but without adult content mixed in them.  

4- Searchy Pants

Searchy Pants is a simple and safe internet search engine for families, children and pupils. Searchy Pants allows children, parents & schools to create a custom search home page for their child to use and allows families to easily communicate by leaving custom messages. 

5- Mymunka

Mymunka is a safe Search Engine designed just for kids and is Fun and safe for everyone

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