Theodore Tugboat Bulletin

Mark Larson (mark@cochran.com)
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 16:31:41 +0100


BERIT'S BEST SITES FOR CHILDREN
July 28/97 update

CRAFTS AND COLORING

Kids Crafts
http://www.ozemail.com.au/~teasdale/
This Australian site offers fun craft ideas--friendship bracelets, clown
dolls, insects, bookmarks, dream catchers, and more. Each project includes
a materials list, instructions, and diagrams. For kids 5 to 12 years old.
My rating: 5/5.

Learn to Draw With Gary Harbo
http://www.garyharbo.com/activity.html
Each month Gary will show you how to draw a different cartoon character in
ten easy steps. You can print Step 9 as a coloring book page. My rating:
5/5.

Noodle Kidoodles Goodies
http://www.noodlekidoodle.com/goody.htm
Two Kidoodle coloring pages and a screen saver. My rating: 3/5.

TV and MOVIES

Family Channel Canada - Kids' Playroom
http://www.familychannel.ca/funstuff/playroom.shtml
Katie and Orbie and The Busy World of Richard Scarry coloring pages. My
rating: 3/5.

DINOSAURS

Download-a-Dinosaur
http://www.rain.org/~philfear/download-a-dinosaur.html
Print out these patterns to color and create a stand-up dinosaur. My
rating: 4/5.

FISH AND SHIPS

Florida Aquarium
http://www.sptimes.com/aquarium/default.html
Follow a drop of water around the Florida Aquarium to see pictures of fish
and other sea creatures. There are lots of Hands On activities to try at
home and online quizzes and games in the Play Pond. My rating: 5/5.

ANIMALS

Puddler: Ducks Unlimited for Kids
http://www.ducks.org/puddler/index.html
At Puddler's Page you'll find games, puzzles, coloring pages, and special
facts about ducks, wetlands, and flight. My rating: 4/5.

ASTRONOMY

Hubble Space Telescope: Eye on the Universe
http://www.thetech.org/hyper/hubble/index.html
Tour this exhibit to learn how the Hubble Telescope works and why it is so
important to scientific exploration. From the Tech Museum of Innovation. My
rating: 5/5.

ENVIRONMENT

Earthquakes: What's Shakin'?
http://www.thetech.org/hyper/Earthquakes/intro/
This online exhibit uses pictures, animations, exercises, and examples to
teach you about earthquakes. From the Tech Museum of Innovation. My rating:
5/5.

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