Reader Reviews

April 2001

Harry Potter – Making Friends

April 18, 2001 -- From Katie Baron, a parent from New Jersey who is not affiliated with the site

If you’re looking for Harry Potter crafts or games or ideas for a party, this is the place to go!

Earth Day Events Online

April 18, 2001 -- From Josh Knauer, a reader from Pittsburgh, PA who is affiliated with the site

This is a comprehensive listing of Earth Day events throughout the world.

April 16, 2001 -- From Sophie, a reader from Bath, England who is affiliated with the site is an informative, educational, interactive and fun Web site from the international Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. Full of facts about dolphins, plus games, videos, sound clips and more. Plus the chance to adopt a bottlenose dolphin in the waters off Scotland and help conserve dolphins in the wild.

Panda Bear’s Playhouse

April 12, 2001 -- From Carol A. Valleau, a parent from Tampa, Florida who is affiliated with the site

Panda Bear’s Playhouse is an interactive storybook world that revolves around the antics of Ping Pong the Panda bear and his curious friends. Animated pictures are included throughout the stories to amuse and hold the attention of the young readers. There are puzzles and games that are story related, thus offering an opportunity to excercise reading comprehension skills. The site is light-hearted and very serious about providing safety and amusement to all young surfers and readers.

Bell’s Path the the Telephone

April 11, 2001 -- From Krista, a reader from Canada who is not affiliated with the site

Great source of info on Bell

Journey to Africa

April 11, 2001 -- From Sherry Ziolkowski, a teacher from Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA who is affiliated with the site

This site was created for teachers to use with first and second graders to study another area of the world and to contrast it to where they live. This site is divided into three biomes: the desert, the rainforest, and the savanna. The people, land and animals of each biome are presented. Included on the site is a printable “Travel Diary” that can be used to record the sites of Africa.

Teach R Kids Math

April 10, 2001 -- From Seema, a parent from Menlo Park, CA who is affiliated with the site

Excellent math assignments, worksheets for elementary school children. Topics range from simple counting, number comparison for preschoolers to division for higher grade elementary school children

The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony: 1620

April 9, 2001 -- From Molly, 13 years old from USA who is not affiliated with the site

This is a very good site with links to different activities and pictures. The site is always being updated, so it is fresh and new. It has information on everything about the pilgrims.

A+ Learning Galleries

April 5, 2001 -- From Gene, a reader from San Jose, CA who is affiliated with the site

A+ Learning Galleries’ is a place to learn and explore science and nature, from the microscopic to the cosmic. Each Learning Gallery contains a collection of images relating to one science or nature topic with text annotations. Great for students. Lots of information and links to other sites for further exploration.


April 2, 2001 -- From Mary Fuller, a reader from Great Falls, Montana who is not affiliated with the site

This is an excellent site for girls. They can get all the help in math they want. Even a personal tutor! Each topic is discussed. If you have questions you can email them. You can also chat with our girls.