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Winter Carnival

Holiday games and activities include Carol Creator, where you write your own words to popular holiday songs ("Wreck the Malls with Cows of Bali," for example). You can also create and send animated e-postcards.

The Storm

Did you see the movie The Perfect Storm? If you want to know more about the true story behind the movie, monster storms, hyper hurricanes and tornado terror, this is the site for you.

Harry Potter Official Site

For original Harry Potter graphics, you have to visit an official site. We really like the screen saver you can download, sending "howlers" to friends, and the challenging quiz.

Bunsen Bob' s Science Hunt

An easy-to-follow system for creating this year's science project.

Sound Morpher

New this fall, watch for the Intel Play Computer Sound Morpher and Editing CD-ROM. Use it to record voices and sounds, then morph and mix them on the computer to make your own wacky audio concoctions. Then, create cool animated creatures, apply your sounds and send as e-mail postcards. PC only. $89.99 at Radio Shack, Sears and some CompuSmart stores.

the place to find more kidsworld stuff on the net

the kidsworld Poll

Hundreds of surfers to the kidsworld Web site gave us their opinion on these important topics:


Do you like reading about sports?
Yes 57% No 43%

Have you ever designed a web site?
Yes 24% No 76%

How much time do you spend
surfing the net each week?
Less than 5 hours
5 hours 58% or more 42%

Have you started reading the fourth
Harry Potter book?
Yes 35% No 65%

Have you visited a country outside
of Canada?

Yes 75% No 25%

Next up!

Who do you think is more cool -- your parents or your friends?

Who do you like better -- Britney Spears or Christine Aguilera?

Can you get on-line from a computer at home?

If you surf the Internet, do you do it alone or with adult supervision?

Do you agree that it is cool to be smart and get good grades?

We'd like to hear what you have to say on these new question at

Return of The Incredible Machine -- Contraptions

Become an inventor and create your own machines out of an assortment of crazy parts -- such as ropes, pulleys, bowling balls, and cheese driven mouse motors. There are also more than 250 wacky puzzles for you to solve. Windows and Mac.

Kidsworld gamers


Now you can vote for your favourite games on the kidsworld Web site. Here's what surfers told us in September:

The Sims 41%

Star Wars:
Episode 1 Racer 26%

Starcraft 13%

Age of Empire II
The Age of Kings 11%

Alpha Centurai 9%

To vote on new games go to
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Date:Sep 22, 2000
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