Riddles

Riddles

What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries? What can you catch but not throw? What goes around the world but stays in a corner? No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?* If you enjoy a challenge, then …[Continue]

Christmas Crafts

Christmas Crafts

“‘Tis the season to be jolly.” And Christmas crafts certainly add to the season’s jolliness, don’t you think? This week’s website picks showcase Christmas craft projects for kids of all ages….[Continue]

Samurai

Samurai

Japanese samurai warriors lived in medieval castle towns, and were paid by their local lords or governors as both military men and administrators. They were an important part of society, and at times accounted for about ten percent of the …[Continue]

Consonant-Vowel-Consonant

Consonant-Vowel-Consonant

Consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words such as “kid”, “hat” and “car” are frequently taught in kindergarten and first grade. Today’s website picks include printable activity sheets, online games, and classroom activities that reinforce sight reading of these three-letter words, and learning short …[Continue]

Singapore

Singapore

Singapore is a city-state that gained independence on August 9, 1965, located on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, just eighty-five miles north of the equator. Despite having few natural resources, and a population of just five million, Singapore …[Continue]

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

Named from two Greek words meaning “terrible lizard,” dinosaurs first appeared about 220 million years ago, and then disappeared rather suddenly 63 million years ago. Dinosaurs capture our imagination in many different ways. Their tremendous size, their fearsome looks, and …[Continue]

King Tut

King Tut

Tutankhamun, popularly known as King Tut, was a little-known Egyptian pharaoh who ruled from 1332 BC to 1323 BC. After centuries of obscurity, he became a popular pop culture icon when British archeologist, Howard Carter, discovered his well-preserved tomb in …[Continue]

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

In 1918, at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, fighting ceased in World War I. Formerly known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day (November 11) is a day to honor veterans living and dead who have …[Continue]

Bullying

Bullying

According to the National Association of School Psychologists, bullying is the most common form of violence in our society. In a national survey of students in grades six through ten, 13% reported bullying others, 11% reported being a victim of …[Continue]

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Fun Halloween food is just one of many ways to enjoy the spooky holiday with friends and family. Whether you are looking for ideas for a healthy family dinner before trick-or-treating, or an entire buffet to entertain costumed friends, the …[Continue]