Just for kids

February 16, 1999

Be a 4Kids Detective

When you know the answers to these questions, go to http://www.4Kids.org/detectives/

At MaMaMedia you can play Zap, Romp, Buzz and ... ... ... ... .

When was Shakespeare born?

Which of the stars at GreatKids invented Walker Pockets? (Go to http://www.mamamedia.com/ to find out.)

To click or not to click

From Hamlet to Othello, and Julius Caesar to Romeo and Juliet, the genius of Shakespeare lives on at the theater, in books and at the movies. Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet is a comprehensive Web site, complete with online works, criticism and resources from the playwright's era. It's much ado about everything at http://daphne.palomar. edu/shakespeare/. You'll go all the way back to Shakespeare's childhood, following him until he makes his mark at Stratford and turns the literary world upside down. For experts, there's even a biography quiz to test your Shakespeare knowledge. Ay, there's the fun!

Why not change the world today?

Kids have two important qualities: energy and creativity. Why not put them to good use? Meet some ordinary kids who do extraordinary things at http://www.greatkids. com. They are inventors, sports stars, artists and heroes - all under the age of 18! They've amazed the world with their talents and have made a difference by helping people, animals and communities. Meet a girl who started a wildlife refuge and a boy who started his own business. There's a 16-year-old mystery writer, and a 14-year-old who helps poor children in Pakistan. Each story has links to help you learn more about your favorite Great Kids and get more involved. There's also fun stuff at the Great Kids site. Check out the animated comic strip and exercise your brain muscles with the games for smart kids. If you're a Great Kid, or know someone who is, be sure to send in a Great Story. Get inspired by Great Kids and make a difference in the world today.

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