Snow

Snow

Today’s collection of snow sites include both a scientific and artistic exploration of the subject. For example, if you’ve ever wondered how to preserve snowflakes on microscope slides, or how to make sparkle snow paint, you’ll find your answers (and …[Continue]

Dot to Dot

Dot to Dot

Dot-to-dot puzzles, also known as connect-the-dot pictures, are a terrific printable activity for youngsters just learning to count or to recite the alphabet. And with a coloring picture as a fun reward, who can resist them?…[Continue]

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) was one of the greatest biologists of the nineteenth century. He is credited with the discovery of the germ theory, using heat to kill germs in food products (a process now called pasteurization ), debunking the long …[Continue]

Sacagawea

Sacagawea

Sacagawea was born in approximately 1788 into the Lemhi Shoshone tribe of Idaho. Through the journals of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, we know some of her story because in November, 1804 a pregnant, teenage Sacagawea and her husband joined …[Continue]

Preschool Activities

Preschool Activities

The preschool years are simultaneously enchanting and exhausting. So much energy bundled into those tiny little bodies! These activity sites are sure to help when you are looking for something fun to share your kids that is both easy to …[Continue]

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth (born Isabella Baumfree) was one of the best-known abolitionists of the nineteenth century. Born a slave in New York in approximately 1797, she was freed in 1828. She took the name Sojourner Truth in 1843 when she began …[Continue]

Geography

Geography

Geography, the study of the Earth’s land and inhabitants, is divided into two main branches. Physical geography includes landforms, natural resources, weather and the environment. Human geography covers populations, political systems and religion. When choosing today’s sites, I tried to …[Continue]

Thanksgiving Poems

Thanksgiving Poems

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it revolves around family, good food, and an attitude of gratitude. Here are some resources for sharing the Thanksgiving vibe in the classroom or around the dinner table with rhymes, songs and …[Continue]

Driver’s Ed

Driver’s Ed

When calculated on a per-mile basis, teens are four times more likely to crash than older drivers. Worse yet, car accidents are the leading cause of death for American teens. On a more positive note, many organizations have created free …[Continue]

Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

Today’s reading comprehension sites are for a variety of readers. Whether you are helping a young child learn to read, are a student of English as a second language, or are a high-school student studying for the SAT, we’ve got …[Continue]