Theodore Tugboat Bulletin

Mark Larson (mark@cochran.com)
Fri, 10 May 1996 16:29:34 +0100


BERIT's BEST SITES FOR CHILDREN
(May 10/96 update)

ACTIVITY CENTERS

Kidworld
http://www.bconnex.net/~kidworld/
Kidsworld presents art and stories by kids, as well as the Kids Cornfield
magazine of jokes, comics, news, puzzles, and facts. My rating: 5/5.

Child's Play Activity Page
http://home.earthlink.net/~erts1/
This activity page includes games, jokes, science and art projects,
stories, a song and more. My rating: 4/5.

CRAFTS AND COLORING

Rainbow Land: AVSTAR's Fun for Kids
http://members.aol.com/RainboLand
Visit Rainbow Land to listen to a song, print out pictures to color, and
download a coloring book (for Windows only). There is also a rhyming story
about Rainboland, but unfortunately it is incomplete. My rating: 3/5.

MUSIC

Fred Penner's Home Page
http://www.fredpenner.com/FredPenner/default.html
Fred Penner is one of Canada's favorite children's entertainers. His
hompage includes information about himself, coloring pages, a list of
concert dates, and more. My rating: 4/5.

JJack Will
http://www.io.org/~jackw/top.htm
Jack Will, a children's singer/songwriter, has a colorful and musical
homepage for you to visit. It features, some of Jack's songs, lyrics,
concert information, links to other kids' sites, and a contest. My rating:
5/5.

Disney Song Lyrics
http://zeus.informatik.uni-frankfurt.de/%7Efp/Disney/Lyrics/
Ever wonder what the words are for familiar Disney tunes? Find out the
lyrics for many Disney film and television show songs at this site in
Germany. My rating: 4/5.

TELEVISION AND MOVIES

Animaniacs WWW Hall of Fame
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~steinfel/animaniacs.html
Links to Animaniacs sounds, images, fan pages, Frequently Asked Questions
pages, and so on. My rating: 4/5.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
http://www.boston.com:80/wgbh/pages/carmensandiego/carmenhome.html
Meet the characters in this geography game show, peek behind the scenes and
check out the theme song lyrics. My rating: 4/5.

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Summer Fun
http://www.ok.bc.ca/TEN/summer/mainpage.html
This is a great place for you to visit for things to do over the long
summer months - lots and lots of indoor and outdoor activities, recipes,
crafts, gardening and links. Lots of Fun: 5/5.

KIDS HOMEPAGES

Young Magicians Club
http://upanet.uleth.ca/~young/magicians_club/home.htmlx
Reggie Young has created a Magic Club for Young Magicians. Join the club,
receive a free newsletter, and discover magic tricks, words, and sounds,
learn about famous magicians, and more. My rating: 5/5.

A Winnie the Pooh and Friends Expotition
http://worldaccess.com/pooh/welcome.html
Twelve-year-old Katie Prunka takes you on a 25 page tour through the
Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh and friends. My rating: 5/5.

Elliot's Home Page
http://www.interlog.com/~vinovich/elliot/elliot.html
Elliot is 9 years old and lives in Toronto, Canada. Meet Elliot, visit some
of his favorite links and read his Animal Illustrated magazine. My rating:
5/5.

Sofia's and Sara's Homepage
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/1107/
Sofia and Sara Sohlberg , 2 sisters from Sweden, tell you a bit about
themselves, their country and customs. My rating: 5/5.

KidsWeb . . . links to homepages of KIDS
http://pages.prodigy.com/coolbrian/kidsweb.html
Brian, Mark, and Amanda have created a useful alphabetical index of kid's
hompages. My rating: 5/5.

FIND A PEN PAL

International Kids Space
http://plaza.interport.net/kids_space/
The <A HREF="http://plaza.interport.net/kids_space/mail/mail.html">Pen-pal
Box</A> lists kids who are looking for penpals by age group. For each
child, you'll find their name, nickname, email address, age, country, and a
short bio. My rating: 5/5.

Internet For Kids
http://www.internet-for-kids.com/
The <A HREF="http://www.internet-for-kids.com/pal01.html">Be an E-pal
page</A> also lists penpals by age group. Penpal listings are not as easy
to read as International Kids Space. My rating: 4/5.

Kidscom
http://www.kidscom.com/
Kids who register can visit the Key Pal section which allows you to find a
boy or girl with similar interests to write to on the Internet. My rating:
5/5.

Canadian Kids Hompage
http://www.onramp.ca/cankids
The Canadian Kids Homepage includes a Looking For Pen Pals and/or Help!
section that lists a few kids searching for penpals. My rating: 4/5.

Sarah's Kid's Page
http://www.islandnet.com/~bedford/kids.html
Thirteen-year-old Sarah has created a page to help children find penpals.
My rating: 5/5.

Jamie's Pen Pal Pages
http://www.angelfire.com/free/PenPalPages.html
Fill out Jamie's form, email her the information and she will try to find
you the perfect pen pal. My rating: 4/5.

G.I.R.L.S.: Girls Internationally wRiting LetterS
http://www.davelash.com/amber/girlpage.html
A pen pal club for girls ages 8-15, created by 12-year-old Monika. Members
can meet friends, participate in activities, chat, receive a newsletter,
and more. My rating: 5/5.

KidsWeb . . . links to homepages of KIDS
http://pages.prodigy.com/coolbrian/kidsweb.html
Brian, Mark, and Amanda have created a useful alphabetical index of kid's
hompages on the Internet. My rating: 5/5.

HEALTH

Dole 5 A Day
http://www.dole5aday.com/
Eat your fruits and vegetables! At the <A
HREF="http://www.dole5aday.com/fun.html">Fun Stuff page</A> you can play a
5 A Day game, meet the fruit and vegetable characters, read a Barney
Broccoli story, and try fun recipes. This site also includes tips for
healthy eating, teaching materials, news, and more. My rating: 4/5.

AND MORE

Christian Kids Links
http://netministries.org/kids.htmls
This page includes links to Christian and other wholesome sites that are
devotional, educational, and just plain fun. My rating: 5/5.

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