Information Literacy Center

School:Sam Houston Elementay
Location:Harlingen Texas

Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.

List Content

Comic Book Club

  • frame -- the border or edge of a panel
  • speech bubble -- a graphic used to show the dialogue of a particular character
  • air -- the amount of space between text in a word balloon or caption and the edge of the balloon or caption
  • motion lines -- Lines in a comic to suggest movement
  • splash page -- A panel that usually takes up the whole page, used to help introduce stories or give special attention to particular events
  • bleed -- when the art is allowed to run to the edge of each page, rather than having a white border
  • caption -- words that appear in a box separated from the rest of the panel or page, usually to give voice to a narrator
  • word bubble -- A bubble drawn to indicate dialogue, thoughts, sound or narration
  • shading -- Graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
  • gutter -- the space between two panels in a comic strip
  • thought balloon -- a graphic used to show the thoughts of a particular character
  • caricature -- a representation of a person or thing that is exaggerated or distorted for comic effect
  • panel -- Rectangles or squares where the action of the comic is drawn.
  • body language -- Nonverbal communication through gestures, facial expressions, behaviors, and posture


  • atlas --
  • dictionary --
  • ebooks --
  • book end --
  • technology --
  • almanac --
  • database --
  • books --
  • book truck --
  • resources --
  • information --
  • encyclopedia --
  • thesaurus --
  • research --
  • circulation --
Play Kids Games provides free online kids games that are both fun and educational. Aimed at ages pre-K through middle school, Play Kids Games offers kids a safe environment to discover their abilities and learn new skills with interactive and fun computer games. Our games build skills in math, logic, memory, vocabulary, alphabet, spelling, geography, computer skills, color identification, shape identification and other various problem solving. Our commitment to parents, teachers, and kids, is to connect learning and skill building with a sense of challenge, fun, and self esteem. From the fun of "Alphabet Whack-a-Mole" to the skill building "Math Fact Practice", our hope is that will be a part of our future generation's ongoing experience and development.

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The Play Kids Games Team.

Teachers, Parents, Anyone! The time has finally come. You can now create your own class page and game content for our games! Create vocabulary lists and math problems for pinball or word lists for word search. Your vocabulary lists will automatically show in Word Find as well. It is easy! Just create a login, add your class page detail, and create lists! Your lists will automatically show up in the games!
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