Website Reviews

Lego Game Creator Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun, simple intro to game design with just enough options.
URL: http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/games/lego-game-creator
(2014)
Ello Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Simple, ad-free social network nice alternative to Facebook.
URL: https://ello.co/beta-public-profiles
(2014)
Spring.me Website Poster Image
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age 17+
Anonymous Q&A's can veer into too-mature territory for kids.
URL: http://new.spring.me/
(2014)
Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius Website Poster Image
age 6+
Digital-media dog offers a super primer for young users.
URL: http://pbskids.org/fetch/ruff/
(2014)
Scribble Scoop Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, funny kid-friendly mini-articles are a mixed bag.
URL: http://scribblescoop.com
(2015)
Play Nintendo Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Flashy, but young gamers will need persistence to get tips.
URL: http://play.nintendo.com/
(2015)
Brainzy Website Poster Image
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age 5+
Basic early reading, math spiced up for good fun.
URL: http://www.education.com/games/info/
(2015)
Know Your Meme Website Poster Image
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age 16+
Internet pop culture encyclopedia has lots of iffy content.
URL: http://www.knowyourmeme.com
(2015)
Vimeo Website Poster Image
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age 16+
Video privacy, sharing a plus; iffy content, bugs aren't.
URL: https://vimeo.com/
(2015)
SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
iPracticeMath Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Practice emphasized over perfection, but polish is lacking.
URL: http://www.ipracticemath.com/
(2015)
EdgeAll Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Math videos, drills thorough, boring; rewards questionable.
URL: http://www.edgeall.com
(2015)
Epic Rap Battles of History Website Poster Image
age 15+
Clips will make kids laugh; parents may not find them funny.
URL: http://www.epicrapbattlesofhistory.com
(2015)
Kids-n-Bids Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Educational concept relies on consumerism for motivation.
URL: https://www.kidsnbids.com
(2015)
Writersky Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Mostly clean writers' platform could use a bit more jazz.
URL: https://www.writersky.com/
(2015)
Aplus Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Positive stories are kid-friendly; comments limit the fun.
URL: http://aplus.com/
(2015)
Hello Giggles Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Light news fare with pro-girl-empowerment messages, content.
URL: http://hellogiggles.com/
(2015)
w3kids.com Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun lessons restricted by poor design, unintuitive controls.
URL: http://w3kids.com
(2015)
StumbleUpon Website Poster Image
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age 17+
Internet, with pros and cons, filtered by your interests.
URL: http://www.stumbleupon.com
(2015)
Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack Website Poster Image
age 2+
Personalized help preps kids for preschool success.
URL: http://beyondthebackpack.nickjr.com/
(2015)

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