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Kids Homework Help

Help kids explore their world with World Book and Britannica Library.  Assist preschoolers and kindergarten kids with phonics, letters and numbers.  Primary school kids can build their literacy and numeracy skills with Literacy Planet.  Muzzy is also available for kids who want to learn a new language.

Early Learning by World Book

Early Learning is designed for preschool to kindergarten students with tools and content that reinforces early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others.

Suitable for Ages: 3-6



Get started with Early Learning by World Book

  • Provides short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities and educational games
  • An "Early Learning Basics" section of the site, designed for preschoolers to Kindergarten students. Here you can find basic building blocks like letters, numbers, counting, and classification into one easy-to-navigate section.
  • Guided reading program with stories spread across Lexile levels provide building blocks for early learners.
  • Videos, categorized by subject and designed to provide visual, real-world examples of high-interest topics.
  • Both fiction and nonfiction stories, categorized by topic
  • Activities, categorized by type, can be done within the paint application offered in Early Learning, or are available as printable Print & Do activities.
  • Emergent readers will engage in an interactive and playful environment of topical content worlds with bursts of information to support microlearning.
  • The guided reading program, lesson plans, and curriculum correlations make teaching easier for educators and parents.

Busy Things

Busy Things supports your children's learning at home, engaging them with exciting educational games that will enhance their knowledge and understanding.

Suitable for Ages: 3-6



Get started with Busy Things

  • Subjects include literacy, numeracy, creative development and general knowledge
  • All games encourage learning and understanding
  • Supports the Australian curriculum

Help guide for Busy Things

Muzzy BBC

Muzzy BBC is an interactive animated language learning program for children. It offers Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean and English.

Suitable for Ages: 3-8



Get started with Muzzy

  • Offers Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean and English
  • Learn through videos, reading, games and activities
  • Each lesson builds on the last
  • Designed to suit a range of learning styles

Help guide for Muzzy BBC

Literacy Planet

Literacy Planet is the perfect tool to encourage the learning of essential English literacy skills through a motivational, curriculum aligned learning platform that is fun, compelling and addictive.

Suitable for Ages: 5-10



Get started with Literacy Planet

Apps  Available:

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  • Build foundational skills in spelling, sight words, vocabulary, grammar, comprehension and reading
  • Lessons, games and books help to improve skills in a variety of ways
  • Encourage your kid to win prizes to personalise their avatar
  • You will need to create an account to use Literacy Planet

Help guide for Literacy Planet

New Users: Sign Up

  • You will need to create an account to use Literacy Planet
  • Select New Users: Sign Up and enter child and parent/guardian details
  • Select Liverpool City Library from the library drop-down menu, enter your library membership number in the barcode field, including your email
  • A Welcome to Literacy Planet email will be sent to your email, with your username and password.

Existing Users: Log In

  • To get started, enter your username and password received from Literacy Planet. Check your email.
  • If you have forgotten your username and password please email to reset your account.

World Book Kids

World Book Kids is an encyclopedia developed for kindergarten, primary school-aged students.  It offers easy to read articles, packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.

Suitable for Ages: 5-12



Get started with World Book Kids

  • Access to the full encyclopedia as well as World Book Online for Kids
  • Features easy-to-read articles that can be read aloud or translated
  • A wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities
  • An uncluttered interface, easy-to-understand content, and useful activities.
  • Find stunning illustrations, videos, and interactive maps
  • Additional teaching tools for educators and parents

Help guide for World Book Kids

Britannica ImageQuest

Visual lessons start with Britannica ImageQuest, the world’s most respected and trusted image libraries curated in one safe site.

Suitable for Ages: 5-14



Get started with Britannica ImageQuest

  • Access over 3.25 million images from more than 60 leading collections.
  • Curriculum-relevant imagery and digital art materials such as symbols, educational illustrations, infographics, flags, and conceptual illustrations
  • All rights-cleared for educational, non-commercial use

Help guide for Britannica ImageQuest

Britannica Library Kids

Support your child's learning and curiosity with access to safe, age-appropriate articles with a 250 year legacy.

Suitable for Ages: 5-14



Get started with Britannica Library Kids

  • Access via Encyclopedia Britannica and select Kids
  • Over 100,000 articles, images and videos
  • Interactive world atlas with information on each country and major cities
  • Kid-friendly dictionary available on every article
  • The Activities Corner provides downloadable activities, games, and lessons

Help guide for Britannica Library Kids

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids magazine gets kids excited about their world around them.  Each issue is packed with fun features and facts about animals, science, technology and more.  It makes learning fun!

Suitable for Ages: 6-14



Get started with National Geographic Kids

  • Topics include science, nature, culture, archaeology and space
  • Provides all National Geographic Kids magazines from 2009 to present
  • Searchable collection of books, maps, images, and videos
  • Full text replica of magazines available

Help guide for National Geographic Kids