Theodore Tugboat Bulletin

Mark Larson (mark@cochran.com)
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 20:00:05 +0000


BERIT'S BEST SITES FOR CHILDREN
August 15/97 update

ACTIVITIES

Twin Sisters Activities
http://www.twinsisters.com/activity.htm
Each month, you'll find new printable activites and coloring pages on a
different topic. My rating: 3/5.

Sony Wonderland
http://www.station.sony.com/wonderland/
Join in a sing-a-long, dig into the sandbox and jump in the wading pool for
games, activities, and things to make. Uses Shockwave. My rating: 5/5.

CRAFTS AND COLORING

Kids' Corner at Caron Collection
http://www.caron-net.com/kidcornr.html
Each month you'll find a new craft to make out of embroidery thread. Even
though these crafts call for special Caron Collection threads, any
embroidery threads will do. If you have any questions you can ask them at
the kids' bulletin board. My rating: 3/5.

PEN PALS

Electric Postcards
http://kidsnetgames.miningco.com/library/weekly/aa051997.htm
Send a postcard to a friend. Chose from pictures of animals, cartoons,
holidays, sports, and more. My rating: 3/5.

KIDS HOMEPAGES

Cottage for Kids
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/3607
Do you have your own homepage? The Cottage for Kids offers sounds,
backgrounds, borders and graphics for you to use. There's also a list of
awards you can win for your page and Webrings you can join. My rating: 3/5.

GOVERNMENT

Unicef: Voices of Youth
http://www.unicef.org/voy/
Learn about some of the problems facing children around the world, share
your art work and opinions, and learn what you can do to make the world a
better place for other kids. My rating: 5/5.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Cerebral Palsy: a multimedia tutorial for children and parents
http://galen.med.virginia.edu/~smb4v/tutorials/cp/cp.htm
Pictures and Quicktime videos help you learn about Cerebral Palsy and kids
who have this condition. Be sure to meet Kelly to read what's it's like
growing up with CP. My rating: 3/5.

SCIENCE FOR KIDS

Chem4Kids
http://www.chem4kids.com/
Chem4Kids makes chemistry fun. Learn about matter, elements and where
you'll find them in the world around you, chemistry tricks, and more. My
rating: 4/5.

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