List of Kid-Friendly Online Resources

In time for the weekend…thought parents, such as myself, would like to know where our kids can go for an appropriate online experience.  Don’t know about you, but my toddler is always trying to get on the computer [in an effort to emulate her Daddy].  At this stage, she’s just whacking the keyboard and whirling the mouse.  So far, I’ve been able to placate her by “plugging” an old keyboard and busted mouse into the TV.  Still, I can see that there will be a strong desire to get connected once she understands Daddy’s diversion.

-JK

Written by Dana Oshiro / September 23, 2009 9:32 PM

“In an ironic twist of fate, Fox’s IGN Entertainment, a company known for its game reviews of products like Zombie Apocalypse just acquired What They Play. The newest member of Fox Interactive is touted as the “family guide to video games” and offers reviews, warnings and suggested products. Under the umbrella company of What They Like, What They Play uses the “Entertainment Software Rating Board” (ESRB) to warn parents of games containing explicit lyrics, cartoon violence and drug references.

In an age when gross-out sites like goatse are just a click away, a number of services offer parents the information they need to find quality online entertainment…”

via ReadWriteWeb’s List of Kid-Friendly Online Resources.

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