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[Surfnetkids] Hans Christian Andersen

Dear Reader, Today’s newsletter sponsor is my husband’s company, Pioneer Medical Alert. For over 15 years, Howard has been helping seniors stay safe in their home, with low-cost medical alert systems. I’ve been meaning to share this for years, but …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] George Washington

Dear Reader, In addition to the birthdays of Presidents Washington and Lincoln, February is Black History Month. I love the work our artist did on our Black History Month coloring pages. And here’s a roundup of dozens more Black History …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Mardi Gras

Dear Reader, Are you feeling the love in the air? Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Here are some resources to help you celebrate: Valentine Poems website picks,…[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Chinese New Year

Dear Reader, Being a STEM fan girl, I love discovering new ways of encouraging the study of computer science. And when those new things specifically target girls? Wow! Here’s my latest find: “Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Password Safety

Dear Reader, In honor of Change Your Password Day (February 7) this week’s topic is Password Safety. Why not take a few moments right now and change FIVE of your passwords? You know, I only nudge because I care. I …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Battle of New Orleans

Dear Reader, This week’s topic idea came to me last week while walking through the St. Louis Cemetery #2 in New Orleans. We turned a corner and ran right into a nineteenth-century military procession marching to place a wreath on …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dear Reader, Did you know that today is Ratification Day? It’s the anniversary of the day the American Revolution ended (January 14, 1784) with the ratification of the Treaty of Paris in the Maryland State House. The Treaty was signed …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Static Electricity

Dear Reader, Happy 2015! Br-r-r-r! It’s been cold in San Diego. Hope you’re staying warm! During the lull that comes with the winter holidays, I worked tirelessly to convert Surfnetkids.com to its new design. Although my to-do list is still …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Apollo 8

Dear Reader, Wishing you the happiest of holidays: a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah! I’m hoping most of you will be on vacation, or too busy with holiday parties to notice, but there will not be a newsletter …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Louisiana Purchase

Dear Reader, I’ve mentioned before that I am knee-deep in a redesign for Surfnetkids.com that will bring the site into the 21st century with a fresh design and mobile-friendly layout. The entire redesign will be live by the end of …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Ludwig van Beethoven

Dear Reader, With Hanukkah and Christmas just around the corner, here are a few holiday suggestions from the Surfnetkids Download Store: Printable Hanukkah Fun: 23 printable puzzles and coloring pages, just $ 2.97 http://store.surfnetkids.com/downloads/hanukkahfun/ Big Alphabet Coloring Book (Volume 1) …[Continue]

[Surfnetkids] Rear Admiral Grace Hopper

Dear Reader, Welcome back! I had a fantastic Thanksgiving week, and hope all my American readers did as well. Here’s a snapshot of our dinner table for 23 which we set up in our family room. Rear Admiral Grace Hopper …[Continue]