Learn to Drive 

Applying for a license or permit in Vermont  

Drive Safely Resources for teen drivers – information on driving laws, auto maintenance, auto insurance & more.  Free practice driving tests available

Frequently Asked Questions for Vermont Teen Drivers 

Teen Driving Safe driving tips for teens


Make Something

Makezine  An online maker magazine featuring ideas, tips, and tricks.

Instructables  An online how-to guide for creating almost anything. Great for both makers & crafters

Craftster Articles, directions, free patterns, and inspiration

Cartoon Maker  Turn a photo of yourself into a cartoon.

Do Ink  Animation app for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Drawing Now  Free tutorials on how to draw manga and anime.

How to Draw Manga Free lessons from professional manga artists

Zimmer Twins A choose-your- own adventure animation site that challenges kids to use animation tools to finish stories



Rock the Vote    Online voter registration & outreach for first time voters.

Fact Check.org  Check the accuracy of politicians’ and journalists’ statements

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids  Learn how our government works with age-appropriate resources

Congress.gov  Federal legislative information


Make a Difference

Do Something!  Make your charitable ideas a reality

Teen Volunteering  Learn about volunteer opportunities in your community

Volunteer Match Search for volunteer opportunities in your area and around the world.

Teaching Tolerance Free online resource for creating inclusive educational experiences. Learn how to challenge prejudice and become agents of change.

Free Rice  For each question you answer correctly Freerice will donate 20 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to end hunger. Help others while having fun!




GoodReads for Teens

Teen Reads

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Figment  Share your writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories & authors

The Gutenberg Project  Choose from over 42,000 FREE e-books

Guys Read  A website dedicated to the teen male reader. Browse book lists, recommend & rate titles, & more. Site founded by author  Jon Scieszka

Read Print  Free online books, poems, and stories

Reading Rants

Taptastic Read web comics and publish your own

Teen Ink  Website, magazines, and books created and designed by teens



8bbit  Play retro Nintendo games for free

Cartoon Network

Gaia Online  Great for manga fans

Lords Free medieval strategy game


Runescape  Online fantasy roleplaying game


Gamespot  Game reviews & news


Have Fun

American  Film Institute’s Top 100 Movies of All Time

Internet Movie Database

Rotten Tomatoes  The leading online aggregator of movie &TV show reviews from professional critics. Movie trailers available

Zap to It  Local TV listings

All Music Learn about the bands, performers, and albums you love.

Music Critic  Discover new music, read music reviews, browse bands, and get recommendations

Hobbit Name Generator  Discover what your name would be if you were a hobbit

Stuck at Prom Searching for a prom dress or tuxedo? This website has you covered