The Liberty's Kids website includes a broad range of entertaining educational activities for kids, plus valuable information for caretakers. From the site's main page, users can access the six main sections of the site. Here is a quick overview of the different sections.
Behind the Scenes
If you want to learn more about the creation of Liberty's Kid's, from initial story concepts to storyboards and scripts, this is the section for you. Areas to explore include:
A quick overview of the main storyline of the TV show.
Everything from early illustrations to storyboards and scripts.
Amazing artists, writers and actors, from Walter Cronkite and Whoppi Goldberg to Kevin O'Donnell worked together to create the Liberty's Kids show. If you want to know more about their role in the show, here's the place.
Introducing the lead characters of Liberty's Kids, including Ben Franklin, James, Sarah, Moses and Henri. Includes text and illustrations from the show.
Now and Then
Explore the entertaining and educational Now and Then animated segments from Liberty's Kids. As the name suggests, Now and Then compares and contrasts various lifestyles, cultural, technology and health issues from the Revolutionary War period and the 21st century.
Liberty News Maker
The Liberty News Maker is a fun report maker that kids can use in and out of the classroom. It allows the viewer to create a newspaper with headlines, stories, pictures, and a real newspaper header like they have seen in the show.
Games and Activities
Liberty's Kids interactive games and activities offer kids fun opportunities to tackle various challenges through which they discover important information about the founding of the United States. Learn more in the Games Description section.
This section provides a valuable overview of the educational value and the various features of the Liberty's Kids TV show, the LNN segments, and the website.
This area allows young people to learn more about the historical figures of the Revolution. The archive offers artistic renderings as well as historical facts about important people, places, and things of the time period.