Welcome to the new Bedford Online Kids section, which will have a focus on Kids and Family. Please contact us with any suggestions for articles or content that you would like to see.

Recommended Resources

  • Starfall: My son is learning to read, and doing pretty well at it. He’s recently taken a liking to a web site useful for young readers, Starfall. It has pages for letters, phonics, stories, and more.

Surfing the Net With Kids

  • Rear Admiral Grace Hopper
    Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was a U.S. Naval officer and a pioneering computer programmer. Among other accomplishments, Admiral Hopper was instrumental in the development of the computer programming language COBO...
  • The Flu
    Influenza, also known as the flu, is a viral infection marked by fever, headaches, muscle aches and a cough. Flu season runs from November to March, with a flu vaccine available in early fall. In the US, influenza kills tens […]
  • Marie Curie
    Marie Sklodowska Curie (November 7, 1867 – July 4,1934) was a Polish/French physicist and chemist famed for her Nobel Prize winning research. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in 1903 when she shared the Nobel Prize […]