Highly interactive site on the Bard.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Shakespeare for Kids offers lessons and activities for kids and families
to test their knowledge of Shakespeare's plays and learn about his
life and time.
The site from the Folger Shakespeare Library is well-organized. The site includes a left side navigation menu and links (both graphic and text) on the main page. Adobe Acrobat Reader and Flash Player are needed.
Children of all ages will enjoy the activities at Shakespeare for
Kids. Ranging from word jumbles to weird words to trading Shakespearean
insults and quotations to acting out the scenes from scripts written
for kids, this site's activities are enjoyable and educational at the same time. Read the
fun facts about Shakespeare’s life and times, test your knowledge
of the characters in Shakespeare’s plays, and browse through famous Shakespeare quotes. Images from
the 17th century books in the Folger collection are available for
downloading and coloring or creating jigsaw puzzles. Children are
invited to send in their own poems and drawings for publication
in “Puck’s Place”. Also worth a click is the "Queen Elizabeth" link, to learn all about one of England's most illustrious
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