Theodore Tugboat Bulletin

Mark Larson (mark@cochran.com)
Tue, 20 Feb 1996 11:05:26 +0100


BERIT'S BEST SITES FOR CHILDREN
(Feb 16/96 update)

ACTIVITY CENTERS

Sharon, Lois & Bram
http://www.destinyweb.com/elephant
Do you like to sing and dance? Well, then boogie on over to Sharon, Lois &
Bram's Club-E. Meet Sharon, Lois & Bram, play Elephantastic Activities,
sing-along with Sharon, Lois & Bram songs, find out their upcoming concert
dates and locations, and more. My rating: 5/5.

GAMES AND TOYS

Curious George Rides the Bus
http://www.hmco.com/hmco/trade/hmi/george/game/index.html
Help George get the hats back to their owners in this simple game. Click on
the bus riders to take or place a hat. My rating: 4/5.

A Tribute to Dr. Seuss
http://www.polar7.com/cc/9510/0003cxwd.html
and Disney Films Crossword puzzles
http://www.polar7.com/cc/9511/0006cxwd.html
Print out these fun crossword puzzles and follow links around the Internet
for clues. My rating: 4/5.

Tigger's Shareware Page
http://remarque.berkeley.edu/~tigger/sw-kids.html
You'll find lots more kids' games, demos and shareware here. This excellent
page is maintained by Grace Sylvan, a shareware developer and Mom. Sylvan
arranges shareware by platform, Mac or Windows, and target age or grade
level. Each link will take you to a description and list of download sites.
My rating: 5/5.

HEALTH

Colgate Kid's World
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/kinder/sgardens.html
Caring for your teeth can be fun. At Colgat'es Kid's World you can ask the
Tooth Wizard a question, join the No Cavities club for activities, read a
Story-Coloring Book and Tour the World around the Internet. My rating: 5/5.

HISTORY

Canadisk Online
http://schoolnet.carleton.ca/cdisk
Check out Canada's SchoolNet's new and improved Canadisk site. You'll find
a great collection of historical images of Canadian people, places, events,
cultures, symbols, and more organized by time period or category. There are
also Canadian documents, literature, trivia an English-French dictionary
and hot links. Superb: 5/5!
http://schoolnet2.carleton.ca/

Scriptorium Dig Site
http://www.scriptorium.org/TheDigSite/DigSite.html
Visit the archaeological DigSite for the excavation of a 4th Century Coptic
monastery currently underway in Wadi Natrun, Egypt. Read how an
archaeological dig works and see pictures of what they've discovered so
far. Be sure to visit the <A
HREF="http://www.scriptorium.org/odyssey/week1/">Odyssy in Egypt</A> page
for students to learn more. My rating: 5/5.

STORIES

The Littlest Knight
http://www.pacificnet.net/~cmoore/lk/
"Once upon time long ago, even before the days of King Arthur..." Read this
exciting story to find out what happens next. Large, easy-to-read text is
accompanied by lovely illustrations in this story by Carol Moore. My
rating: 5/5.

WORLD TRAVEL

Socks the Cat - Whitehouse Guide
http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/kids/html/home.html
Join Socks the Cat for a tour of White House. Meet President Clinton, as
well as kids and pets who have lived in the White House, learn more about
the White House and read a current events newsletter. My rating: 5/5.

AND MORE

Canada's SchoolNet
http://schoolnet2.carleton.ca/
Canada's SchoolNet presents a wealth of information and links neatly
organized by subject.My rating: 5/5.

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