Reader Reviews

October 2000

Harry Potter at Bloomsbury

October 30, 2000 -- From Verity, 16 years old from Devon, England who is not affiliated with the site

Send a howler to scare your friends, or an owler to tell that special someone how you feel. An interactive site that is a must for parents and children alike. Muggles are also welcome and can gather all the information they need to understand the thrill of harry Potter.


Harry Potter at Bloomsbury

October 30, 2000 -- From Verity, 16 years old from Devon, England who is not affiliated with the site

Send a howler to scare your friends, or an owler to tell that special someone how you feel. An interactive site that is a must for parents and children alike. Muggles are also welcome and can gather all the information they need to understand the thrill of harry Potter.

Romeo the Dorrigo Glow Worm

October 26, 2000 -- From Romeo the Dorrigo Glow Worm, a reader from Australia who is affiliated with the site

Adventures of a Glow Worm who learns about Australia and its animals through a musical journey with games and activities, when he leaves his home in Dorrigo.

ParentsTalk

October 25, 2000 -- From Tad Gospodarek, a reader from Milwaukee, WI who is affiliated with the site

ParentsTalk is on online community for moms and dads of all generations to learn more about parenting and share their opinions and insights. The site ignites the kid in all parents, and gives them a chance to hear about what real kids think, feel and like. Content changes daily with the latest consumer news and features what families are talking about, including fun family activities, expert’s advice on various topics, recipes and travel information.

Nickjr.com Grown-Up’s Guide to Halloween:

October 25, 2000 -- From David French of New York, who is affiliated with the site

Dedicated to providing fast, simple, and silly ideas for you and your child, the nickjr.com Halloween site gives parents helpful advice on costumes, Halloween Do-Togethers, and creative ways to enjoy the holiday.

Tetra

October 22, 2000 -- From Gerry Rob of Philly, a reader from USA who is not affiliated with the site

If you’re looking for a full information site on fish and aquariums, tetra-fish.com is the place. The site provides several links to fish and aquarium related pages. Aquademics is full of information, resources and reproducible worksheets for teachers and parents. There are links to state aquariums across the country. Instruction on planning and implementing a home or classroom aquarium is included. The most exciting link on this site is the Virtual Aquarium. The Virtual Aquarium allows you to plan your aquarium from tank to fish and then creates it on screen as a print or as a 3-D screen with your fish swimming and plants wiggling.

Secrets of a Master Builder

October 17, 2000 -- From Lisa Cerqueira, a reader from Boston who is affiliated with the site

He was America’s greatest engineer: an obsessive visionary who walked the floor of the Mississippi River, built the nation’s first ironclad ships, designed a steel bridge no one thought possible, and opened the country’s heartland to trade with a daring river control system. A bold entrepreneur and charming promoter, James Buchanan Eads created a series of technological marvels that changed the course of American history and inspired a new generation of engineers.

Crayon Crawler

October 16, 2000 -- From Shawna C. Franke, a reader from San Diego, CA who is affiliated with the site

Offers a free browser to protect children from harmful content on the Internet. The web site and community offer lots of fun and educational content, the closed community is great fun with talking email and chat.

QuantumBrainBenders

October 15, 2000 -- From Joel, a reader from Toronto, Canada who is affiliated with the site

An entertaining and challenging series of arithmetic-based puzzles. New puzzles every day, at each of three skill levels.

Nick.com Weather Center

October 12, 2000 -- From David French, a reader from New York who is affiliated with the site

This just in from the Nick.com Weather Center: Kids can now get the latest weather forecast from nick.com, the number one destination for kids on the Web.