Reader Reviews

Have you found (or created) a terrific site for kids? Please share it with us by submitting a reader review. If accepted for publication, your site review will be posted here.

NASA Space Place

August 7, 2014 -- Submitted by Nancy Leon, a reader from Los Angeles, who is affiliated with the site.

The NASA Space Place web site is geared at elementary school age children. It features games, craft activities and fun facts on Earth and space science.

Posted in Astronomy and Space Travel, Hubble Space Telescope, International Space Station, Space Day, Space for Kids, Space Shuttle


Great Black Heroes

August 7, 2014 -- Submitted by Gaius Chamberlain, a reader from Washington, DC, who is affiliated with the site.

This site looks as many of the Black heroes in the course of history, pioneers and ground breakers in different fields. Many have gone unrecognized for their contributions, but their significance is now being rediscovered. Join us in recognizing these Great Black Heroes. The site contains articles, podcasts and videos for the enjoyment of students and researchers.

Posted in Black History Month, Black History Month, Black History Month, Uncategorized

What Do They Eat?

August 6, 2014 -- Submitted by Jason Rowe, a teacher from Romania, who is affiliated with the site.

WhatDoTheyEat.org is a website containing information about the diets of different animals. It’s daily updated, clean and easy to navigate.

Posted in Biology

Fractions with Trains Game

August 6, 2014 -- Submitted by Jerry, a reader who is not affiliated with the site.

Teaches fractions with a game. Very original idea.

Posted in Fractions

Pee Wee at Castle Compost

August 5, 2014 -- Submitted by Larraine Roulston, a reader from Ontario, Canada, who is affiliated with the site.

I have written a series of 5 illustrated adventure books on composting. They also have ideas and resources for teachers.

Posted in Composting, Gardening, Gardening, Uncategorized

Idiom of the week

August 5, 2014 -- Submitted by Yukiko, a reader from London, UK, who is not affiliated with the site.

English school, Bloomsbury International provide “Idiom of the Week” : Find out the meaning, origin & example

Posted in Grammar, Grammar, Spelling Games

Household Science Projects

August 5, 2014 -- Submitted by PJ Finlay, a teenager from New York, who is affiliated with the site.

This site has science projects for kids that only require inexpensive household materials. The projects range from making potato batteries to gliders that can be printed from templates. All of the experiments have clear instructions with pictures and an explanation of how the science behind it works.

Posted in Cool Science Experiments, Easy Science Experiments, Science Fair Ideas, Science Fair Projects

Teaching Cyber Safety

August 5, 2014 -- Submitted by Kelly Bagwell, a reader who is affiliated with the site.

This site offers tips and steps that parents can take to protect their children online including, never giving out personal information online, setting rules for internet usage, and maintaining an open dialogue.

Posted in Internet Safety, Online Safety

Witty Lens

August 2, 2014 -- Submitted by Kizito, a reader who is affiliated with the site.

A fun blog, filled with Interesting, Unbelievable, Weird, Fun, Amazing, and Awesome Facts.

Posted in Daily Fun, Extra! Extra! Read All About It!, For Parents, For Teachers, Internet Buzz, Online News for Students, Words, Words and More Words

How to Draw Cartoons

August 1, 2014 -- Submitted by Chirag Sachdeva, a reader from India, who is affiliated with the site.

The How to Draw Cartoons website provides information and step by step procedures to draw cartoons such as Tom and Jerry, Chin Chan, Chota Bheem, Krishna and Ganesha, etc. You will also learn how to draw cute cartoon characters.

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Arts and Crafts, Comic Strips, Drawing Cartoons