Safe Search Engines for Students

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Below is a collection of search engines I curated specifically for students. While these tools offer a wide variety of safety measures to ensure an optimal browsing experience for learners, there is no single tool that is completely safe to use especially with young learners. There are always risks connected to privacy issues and confidentiality. With this caveat aside, check out the list below and share with us your feedback.

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11 Great Kids Safe Search Engines

Ads-free Search Engines

1- Kidtopia 
‘Kidtopia is a Google custom student safe search engine for preschool and elementary students, indexing only educator approved websites.’

2- Kid’s Search Engine
‘ is a Safe Search Engine for children. We use Google's Safe Search technology and advanced filtering tools on web content. We offer kid friendly links through our directory, each site is peer reviewed for appropriate content, usefulness and fun.’

3- Teach the Children Well
‘Teach the Children Well is a collection of links to sites carefully selected by a teacher for students as well as their parents and teachers. The site was designed for elementary grades but many of the sites will also be of interest to older students.’

4- Kiddle
‘Kiddle is a visual search engine for kids powered by Google, offering safe kids web, image, and video search. Results are vetted by editors.’

5- DuckDuckGo
DuckDuckGo is not necessarily designed for kids but it does however offer features that allow users to search the net more safely. DuckDuckGo does not store search history, doesn’t run ads, and does not track users.

6- GoGooligans
GoGooligans is another kid search engine that provides a number of important features including: use Google index to retrieve results, apply  different kinds of filtering features, excludes inappropriate sites and keywords, offers search in over 30 languages and many more.

7- 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.’

Sites that support ads

1- Safe Search Kids
Safe Search Kids uses Google Safe Search to provide search results. It also provides other features for safely searching for images, videos and wikis.

2- Fact Monster
‘Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.’

3- Cybersleuth Kids
‘A comprehensive educational search engine, directory and homework helper for the K-12 student. Includes Subject specific videos, activities, printables, games and more’

4- KidzSearch
‘ Family-friendly safe search engine for children. KidzSearch safe search technology is always on and cannot be turned off by clearing cookies or using a different computer. Results are always Strict Filtered. Nothing to install. Free public service.’


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