Travels of Wiglington and Wenks Review/Giveaway


Does your child like to play games online? My daughter loves to play games but I limit her to only certain websites because internet safety is important to me. Often times my daughter finds herself bored with the handful of websites that I have approved. Luckily I was introduced to a website called The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks Virtual World. The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks Virtual World is an exciting massive online virtual world for kids (ages 7-14) where players can travel to places around the world, through time and space, meet famous historical people, play fun enriching games, make new friends own exotic islands, build culture-inspired houses, wear all kinds of cool clothing and costumes, explore secret locations, solve ancient mysteries and become a legendary traveler.

The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks Virtual World allows my daughter to virtually travel the world and provides her with endless fun. The games are so much fun! Some games teach kids about the environment, animals, history, culture, sports, inventions and more. Other games sharpen kids’ senses and nurture friendly interaction with other children. One our favorite games is wordscotch which is a typing test for kids. My daughter has been increasing her typing speed & skills with the help of this game. My mind is at ease when my daughter plays The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks because they have applied many safety features on their site:

*No numbers- They have developed a system that cleverly filters out telephone numbers and addresses to prevent the exchange of sensitive information.
*No URL Links-URL links are disallowed to prevent the dissemination of inappropriate websites.
*No Vulgarities-Vulgarities will not be tolerated in their virtual world! Vulgarities will be censored and repeat offenders will be temporarily banned or barred permanently from The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks Virtual World.
*No Private Messaging- They disallow private messaging within our virtual world to discourage unsupervised conversations.
*Reporting Feature-Players are able to report other players who are engaging in inappropriate behavior. Moderators will investigate reports and take the necessary action.
*Chat Logs-Parents are able to request for their children’s chat logs as far back as 90 days.
*Special Parents’ Admin Panel-Parents are able to monitor the playing habits of their children.



Here is some additional Highlights on Wiglington and Wenks:
*Wiglington and Wenks is one of the fastest growing virtual worlds for kids, having just launched recently during Christmas Eve 2009 but to date already garnered more than 70,000 registered users from more than 150 countries
*Wiglington and Wenks is the only virtual world which allows kids to travel and explore locations around the world probably currently the most massive virtual world for kids, with more than 200 virtual world scenes scheduled to launch by the end of 2010 (http://features.wiglingtonandwenks.com/locations.html)
*Wiglington and Wenks has received rave reviews and accolades from important websites, parents, educators and kids (http://news.wiglingtonandwenks.com).

With summer break here, this website is a great place for kids to have fun and learn! Let them virtually travel the world and make online friends along the way.

Try It!:
The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks is free to play for everyone. But to gain access to all of the features, special areas and extra privileges, you will need to purchase a WW Membership or WIN a complimentary membership!

Win It!:
The great people at The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks has offered to give (3) lucky Frugalicious Mommy readers a 1-month complimentary premium membership.

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