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

  • Father’s Day
    Sonora Dodd first proposed her Father’s Day idea in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day (much like Mother’s Day) to honor her father, William Smart. Smart, a Civil War veteran, single handedly raised Dodd and her five siblings on a […]
  • Aesop’s Fables
    Aesop (620 – 560 BCE) was a Greek slave and storyteller. His fables, also known as the Aesopica, have been translated and retold for twenty-five centuries. Each one ends with a moral or a lesson to be learned, and from […]
  • Rivers
    June is National Rivers Month. A river is a natural flow of water (usually freshwater) towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. They are an important part of our ecosystem as a source of water, food, transportation, defense, energy, […]