Reader Reviews

February 2002

L.A.F.S. For Life

February 27, 2002 -- From Sparky, a reader from Des Moines, Iowa, who is affiliated with the site

We are a group of safety professionals from the Des Moines Fire Department, that utilize puppetry and clowning to teach vital life safety messages. Our website is family friendly and we encourage you to stop by!


AAA Math

February 27, 2002 -- From Jane, a parent from Cincinnati, Ohio, who is not affiliated with the site

A great site for learning math!

L.A.F.S. For Life

February 27, 2002 -- From Sparky, a reader from Des Moines, Iowa, who is affiliated with the site

We are a group of safety professionals from the Des Moines Fire Department, that utilize puppetry and clowning to teach vital life safety messages. Our website is family friendly and we encourage you to stop by!

Animal Web Cams

February 25, 2002 -- From Len, a reader from Florida, who is affiliated with the site

Look at current live web cam views of animals worldwide. Links are indexed on more than 40 separate directories from Alligators to Zoos. There are also links to 6000+ “Child Safe” city, airport, college and other web cams worldwide. Since our site is family friendly, we DO NOT list any peresonal web cams.

Dr. Seuss Spotlight

February 22, 2002 -- From Phyllis, a reader from Boston who is affiliated with the site

A great reference site which allows users to search a comprehensive database of almanacs, encyclopedia articles, dictionary definitions, an interactive atlas, and daily spotlight features that provide interactive reference material.

Dr. Seuss Spotlight

February 22, 2002 -- From Phyllis, a reader from Boston who is affiliated with the site

A great reference site which allows users to search a comprehensive database of almanacs, encyclopedia articles, dictionary definitions, an interactive atlas, and daily spotlight features that provide interactive reference material.

The Classroom

February 20, 2002 -- From Sandy, a reader from Georgia, who is affiliated with the site

This great site is designed like a school. Teachers and parents can use this site for information, lesson plans, worksheets and advice. Students can use it for developing skills, homework, classwork and research.

50 Chess Games for Beginners

February 18, 2002 -- From Douglas & Ian, 10 years old from Scotland, who are affiliated with the site

This chess website is written by beginners, for beginners. There are good chess moves and there are bad moves – this website has them all. Each game comes with its own commentary to guide you through the intricacies of the game. The first few games are very elementary, but they get longer and more complex as you work through the site. It is certainly worth a look if you are interested in improving your game.

University of Texas Online

February 17, 2002 -- From Shel, a teacher from Daytona Beach, Florida, who is not affiliated with the site

This site has wonderful current world maps with the countries labeled. It’s perfect for studying. Some of the maps were large, but most could be printed out with just a little adjustment.

Spacewatch – Backyard Stargazing for Beginners

February 15, 2002 -- From Robert Roy Britt, a parent from Philadelphia PA, who is affiliated with the site

Backyard astronomy is made simple, with easy-to-use sky maps, a weekly feature story, a calendar of sky events, and simple instructions on how to find a planet on any given night, no equipment needed.