Website review by Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Poetry playground littered with ads.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 12+

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The basic problem most of the reviewers seem to have is (a) too much consumerism : Consumerism is one of the undeniable facts of life. All subjects translate to giving someting and getting something in return,Many parents do not reallize that you need to spend money to have a site like this. The alternative is to charge to be a member which many kids will shirk away from. The third and only option is to run a few ads in the site. The owner of the site earns money everytime someone clicks on an ad( not the big dollars perhaps you are thinking, but 1-3cents per 100 clicks. This is surely not a huge amount. The other objections are equally devoid of common sense. You burst your way in again through private lockers and then complain about the ethics of the comments. What else do you expect?

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Too much consumerism
age 5+

This is an enormously helpful interactive web site for children.

I run an award-winning web site for children myself, endorsed by the American Library Association, the Encyclopedia Britannica, the Internet Public Library, and even Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) has licensed some of my content for their own site. So I feel rather qualified to state that Kenn Nesbitt's "Poetry4Kids" site is a site that's rather ingeniously targeted and well-designed for inspiring children to think, read and write their own poetry, be creative, and laugh. Kenn Nesbitt is a talented, gifted author in his own right - and has developed a successful site that kids love and can contribute to, as well. I heartily recommend it to any parent and child and if you allowed SIX stars, I'd give away that. Five stars at LEAST for Mr. Nesbitt's site. As an expert in the field, let me tell you: I know what I'm talking about. -elizabeth williams bushey www.inklesstales.com www.inklesstunes.com

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 15, 2019

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