Theodore Tugboat Bulletin

Mark Larson (mark@cochran.com)
Mon, 18 Dec 1995 12:11:16 +0100


BERIT'S BEST SITES FOR CHILDREN
(update for December 18/95)

SEASON'S GREETINGS

Zini's Christmas Activity Page
http://www.autobaun.com/~kbshaw/Zini/Zini.html
Several Christmas coloring pages. My rating: 3/5.

The Christmas Page
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/christmas.html
A great list of stories and related links for the holidays at the
Children's Literature Web Guide. My rating: 5/5.

Christmas Candy Twisters
http://www.mbnet.mb.ca/~stonymtn/
Try these tricky tongue twisters created by the Grade 4 students at Stony
Mountain School in Manitoba, Canada. You can also read several interactive
Christmas stories written by students in Grade 2 and Grade 3 and an
original version of the Twelve Days of Christmas by Grade 1 students. My
rating: 5/5.

ACTIVITY CENTERS

Splash Kids Magazine
http://www.splash.com
At Splash Kids new things happen every day. It offers articles, interviews,
games, puzzles, a 'chat' forum, contests, activities, art and poetry
galleries, a joke of the day, and information about holidays around the
world. Splash Kids is fun and educational, and is intended for kids 7 to
14. My rating: 4/5.

Ponyshow's KidsNet
http://www.PonyShow.com/KidsNet/website.htm
KidsNet is an activity center for young children. There are art projects
and a gallery, a story contest and puzzles, with lots more to come. My
rating: 4/5.

BY KIDS, FOR KIDS

Children's Writings and Drawings
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/writings.html
Links to many pages of kids' writing and art work. My rating: 4/5.

ENVIRONMENT

E-patrol
http://www.sprint.com/epatrol/
E-patrol is a colorful and interesting place where you can learn about the
environment. Click on maps to learn about endangered animals, visit a
clickable house for energy saving tips, try a quiz, enter an art content
and see other kids' art work. My rating: 5/5.

SPORTS

Olympics of the Imagination
http://www.enw.com/visakids
Ever wonder what the Olympics will be like in the future? Visa Olympics of
the Imagination is a world wide art contest challenging kids, ages 11 to
13, to draw or paint their own Olympic sport of the future. The Canadian
deadline for entries is February 15, 1995. My rating: 4/5.

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