Theodore Tugboat Bulletin

Mark Larson (mark@cochran.com)
Mon, 20 Nov 1995 14:54:32 +0100


BERIT'S BEST SITES FOR CHILDREN
(update for November 20/95)

SEASON'S GREETINGS

Candlelight Stories Home Page
http://users.aol.com/cimal/candlelight/candle.htm
Read the children's picture book"Sally Saves Christmas." This story is
easy-to-read and illustrations are colorful and fun. Other Sally stories
will be available in the future, as well as stories by other writers and
artists. My rating: 5/5.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
http://www.webb.com/grinch
Get in the Christmas spirit by reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas! This
online version of Dr. Seuss' story is partly narrated by Boris Karloff.
Large Christmas-colored text makes it fun and easy to read. My rating: 4/5.

Holiday Games & Puzzles
http://www.cais.com/stores/Netscape/xmasfun.html
Santa's elves have created some holiday games and puzzles for you. Name
Santa's reindeer, try a word jumble or a word search, and learn how to make
a Christmas Pi&#241 ata.

ACTIVITY CENTERS

aha!
http://www.aha-kids.com
Go to ddog's house where you'll find a coloring page, a maze, a story, pogs
and more. You can also help the wufniks learn about science. aha! is an
activity center created by Al Hyslop, producer of Captain Kangaroo, Sesame
Street and 3-2-1 Contact. My rating: 4/5.

Bright Ideas
http://intranet.on.ca:80/~dlemire/sb_kids.html
Visti the Sugar Bush for fun and educational stories, crafts, projects, and
adventures for kids ages 3-10. My rating: 4/5.

CRAFTS AND COLORING

Toy Story Toy Box Page
http://www.toystory.com/toybox.htm
In the Toy Box, you'll find movie clips, sound clips, computer icons,
computer desktop wallpaper, coloring book pages, and a downloadable
matching game! My rating: 4/5.

FAMILY AND KID'S PAGES

Maddy Mayhem's Kids' Stuff
http://wchat.on.ca/merlene/kid.htm
5-and-3/4-year old Madelin includes lots of links to kid's pages, penpal
connections, movie reviews and more. My rating: 5/5.

TnT Daily Cool Stuff for Kids
http://www.polar7.com/tnt/
Tristan and Tiffany pick a new cool childen's site each day and rate it out
of 5. What a great idea: 5/5!

FISH AND SHIPS

Underwater World
http://pathfinder.com/pathfinder/kidstuff/underwater/index.html
Follow along on Lost and Forgotten Sea: A Diving Adventure to oceans and
seas around the world, visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium, find the answers
some Fishy Questions, see some scary fish teeth, and check out the Freaky
Fishes Family Album. My rating: 5/5.

GAMES AND TOYS

Lite Brite Online
http://www.galcit.caltech.edu/~ta/cgi-bin/lb-ta?new+3
Once you decide how big your lite brite picture will be, you'll be all set
to create a work of art. Pick a peg color, check where you'd like to put
it, and then click the submit button. Have fun: 4/5.

STORIES

Kids' Corner Personalized Story
http://www.ot.com:80/cgi/kids/book
Would you like to travel in outer space? Here's a chance for you and your
friends to go on an adventure. My rating: 5/5.

TELEVISION AND MOVIES

Toy Story Toy Box Page
http://www.toystory.com/toybox.htm
In the Toy Box, you'll find movie clips, sound clips, computer icons,
computer desktop wallpaper, coloring book pages, and a downloadable
concentration/matching game! My rating: 4/5.

AND MORE

TnT Daily Cool Stuff for Kids
http://www.polar7.com/tnt/
Tristan and Tiffany pick a new cool childen's site each day and rate it out
of 5. What a great idea: 5/5!

Not Just for Kids!
http://www.night.net/kids.html
Links are arranged by topic and the author includes descriptions for each
kid's link. My rating: 5/5.

Theodore Tugboat Online Activity Center
http://www.cochran.com/tt.html