The Kids on the Web: Things for Adults
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It was created to discuss the issues regarding children accessing
If you're doing the fun game of potty-versus-diaper, check out the
conversations at the
Training Message Board.
Questions, stories, and advice about potty training will let you talk to
parents in similar situations. Discussions about bet wetting, picking
products, and even general parenting discussions can help you out.
Math and Reading Help for Kids
is a comprehensive directory of original
articles, tips, and resources to help parents and children make informed
decisions about school related topics and issues. This directory contains
hundreds of articles about a variety of children's education topics
including: homeschooling, online tutoring, learning disabilities, test
anxiety, and more. Although the articles in this site are primarily written
for a parent audience, there is also a Just for Kids section created
specifically for children.
Using Music in Therapy: The Power of Music as a Coping Skill
works to help children and adolescents by examining the power of using popular
music, something people already listen to, in therapy. Includes examples of
therapeutic messages in popular music as well as original music by Freudian
Slip, a therapeutic rock band.
is an educational information website which focuses on parental involvement in
schools. They can help you find resources throughout the United States
for Parent Teacher Groups on a local, state and national level. Topics range
from school fundraising to regional Parent Teacher Association contacts to
classroom initiatives and more.
Parenting is the most important job in the world. If you drop by
the online home of "Parenting" and "BabyTalk" magazines.
Their free on-line archives contain
thousands of articles from "Parenting," "BabyTalk," "Healthy Pregnancy,"
and "Family Life" magazine. They also feature a variety of tools,
databases, and reviews.
Songs Of Love
is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating personalized songs for
chronically and terminally ill children and young adults. These one-of-a-kind
compositions are a wonderful source of joy and inspiration to the special
people who receive them.
The National PTA,
the oldest and largest volunteer association in the United States working
exclusively on behalf of children and youth,
has its own Web page! It also includes information about each state
Run by a practicing pediatrician,
is a way to have a ``virtual'' house-call. It's a 24 hr-a-day source for
"What every parent needs to know" when it comes to keeping kids healthy. You
can do searches for any random ailment or medical condition, and find out some
really helpful information.
is a comprehensive information service for parents and childcare professionals
alike. Addressing pregnancy, parenting, prenatal/postnatal and baby
issues. Expert Q&A, competitions, baby articles and parenting chat forum.
Things change every day when you stop by a visit on the
Parenting advice, planning family vacations, exchange of opinions on different
methods to raise children, all of this and more is found at a really
lets parents share stories, participate with their children in live chats on a
variety of topics (like comedy or breakfast with certain characters),
get advice from family counseling and behavior experts, and even read your
Parents can get help with fussy crying babies who just can't sleep.
Baby Go To Sleep
music lullaby tapes will sooth and relax your child, and help them fall
You can also get a manual on
How to Win a Pinewood Car Derby.
Check out the
Robinson's Read Aloud Family Bookstore,
where they recommend and sell great books for families to read aloud.
They offer much encouragement for families to never stop reading aloud.
They've unearthed treasures, some from bygone days, some recent, that adults
and children will love.
Parent Education Resources
are available to help parents prepare their children for kindergarten.
Child Quest International
is a non-profit corporation devoted to the protection and recovery of missing,
abused, and exploited children.
There's a fantastic page that walks kids though
basic safety steps
in all areas of life, from the Internet to poison to meeting the bus and more.
Parent's and Teacher's Place
of the KidsCom page, you can get help understanding
technical things, consult with other parents or
child-rearing experts, or find activities to do with your children.
There's an Internet site and video called
KEYEYE ``making kids safe''.
It supports the KEYEYE ``making kids safe'' streetproofing video program for
children and their families. The site contains a picture book version of this
safety video. Children and educators can preview and learn about the video and
its messages. It is also a location forum for feedback on the KEYEYE program
and for sharing safety issues with parents and kids.
offers a variety of adorable t-shirts with slogans like ""User Friendly Kid
for tech support call my Mommy and Daddy" and "Lap Top Child Boot Up Before I
A complete electronic resource for the prevention of lost, missing,
abducted, or abused children,
has bits of advice you can pass on to your kids, and links to relevant sites.
National Parent Information Network (NPIN)
provides information and communications capabilities to parents and those who
work with parents.
Parents who browse the World Wide Web now have a new stop called the
Child Safety Forum.
The site provides safety information that may save your child's life or
prevent a serious injury.
Each month, the Child Safety Forum features child safety tips for a
different room of your home.
The Vancouver Police Union Charitable Foundation has a page called
Protecting Children in Cyberspace,
offering information about the protection of children, identifying
child abuse, and protecting kids online.
There's a Web page being used to try to further distribute information
Emilie Claire Hardy, Age 3,
who was abducted by her non-custodial father on January 29, 1995 from Grand
Junction, Colorado, USA. You can write to
FindEmilie@aol.com with any tips
that could lead to her return.
The Nemours Foundation has a project for kids, families, and professionals
the health care of children.
Busy Teachers' WebSite
offers an organized set of annotated links that lead directly to source
materials for teachers to use in their lesson plans.
Missing Children Database
is a mirror site for the Missing Children's Forum on CompuServe. It
contains known information about, and pictures of, children who are missing.
The database is
maintained by the National Center for Missing and
Exploited Children (NCMEC).
SOS Children's Villages
helps orphaned children return to the safe haven of a family.
As a project of the US Department of Education, the
Helping Your Child series
includes information like helping your child learn to read, learn history, get
ready for school, learn things like math, science, and geography, and how to
use the library.
African Studies Penpal Website
to learn about penpals who write between Aspen, Colorado an Malawi,
Central Africa; the program is for kids in the 5th to 8th grades.
Yourself was formed to raise the self-esteem of elementary school
children and their parents through educational tutoring, communication,
and peacemaking skills development.
Dallas Child is a
magazine for parents.
Another worth reading is
Family World, a collaboration of over 40
monthly parenting publications. The articles are very well written, and many
have remarkably useful information.
Plugged In is a
non-profit group dedicated to bringing the educational opportunities created
by new technologies to children and families from low-income communities.
You may also be interested in
PAVNET - Violence & Youth at Risk Information.
The Precious in HIS Sight Internet Adoption Photolisting
contains photos and bios of children available for international adoption as
well as the US adoption agency's name, address, and phone number. Also
included is general information on adoption, a list of all international
adoption agencies in the US, links to other adoption information on the
Internet, and a special feature section.
SchoolYear 2000 Initiative
is a redesign of K-12 education, including all instructional, social, and
business aspects of the schooling process.
Andy Carvin at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has a project called
an impressive work-in-progress. It will let you explore on-line educational
resources around the world, learn about trends in education reform and the
"information highway," examine success stories of computers in the classroom,
and much more. Numerous changes and additions will occur every day.
There's a grassroots project called
that aims at getting as many children as possible in the age group of 10-15 to
become involved in a global dialog. KIDLINK is the name of the organization
that runs the yearly KIDS-nn projects. Since the
start in 1990, over 35,000 kids from 69 countries on all continents have
participated in their activities.
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