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#1. December 27, 2012
As the year winds down, I just wanted to express my gratitude. Without you, I wouldn’t be able to spend my time exploring the educational side of the Web, as I’ve done for sixteen years now. It’s been a wild and wonderful ride. Thank you for your support.
Happy New Year!
See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
by Barbara J. Feldman
Riddles Printable (** for premium members only)
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 today’s mind-bending riddle sites are for you.
To reveal the answers to these riddles, simply hover your cursor over the riddle or the purple push pin. The answer should appear in a floating box, depending on your browser. The site will most likely not work well on mobile platforms. “What kind of cheese is made backwards? Edam!”
Brain Food: Riddles
“Puzzles For the Brain To Gnaw On.” Brain Food’s puzzle collections includes hundreds of problems organized into seven categories: Riddles, Logic Puzzles, Word Puzzles, Lateral Thinking Puzzles, Tricky Puzzles, Word Boxes, Numbered Puzzles, and Logi-Number Puzzles. You’ll find the Groaners listed under Tricky Puzzles. “I have two U.S. coins that add up to fifty-five cents. One is not a nickel. What are they?” Click Solution to reveal “A nickel and a half dollar. Only one is not a nickel.” I can hear you groaning from here.
NIEHS Kids Page: Brainteasers
“Scientists get to solve puzzles every day, because science and research involve finding solutions from the clues that we are given. Just like with brainteasers and riddles, the answers to science mysteries are not always easy to see at first. With time and effort, they eventually become clear.” Unique sections in this National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences site are Palindromes, Optical Illusions, and the Mind Over Matter tricks.
… Click to continue Riddles .
#3. Printables Club Members Also Get …
Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:
Riddles Wikipedia Printable
Kids Jokes Printable
Funny Jokes Printable
Jokes, Jokes and More Jokes Printable
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#5. Surfing the Calendar
Louis Pasteur’s Birthday
Dec 27, 1822
Poor Richard’s Almanack First Published
Dec 28, 1732
Endangered Species Act Enacted
Dec 28, 1973
Rudyard Kipling’s Birthday
Dec 30, 1865
Panama Given Control of the Panama Canal
Dec 31, 1999
Financial Wellness Month
Paul Revere’s Birthday
Jan 1, 1735
Betsy Ross’ Birthday
Jan 1, 1752
Emancipation Proclamation Effective
Jan 1, 1863
Ellis Island Opened
Jan 1, 1892
Beanie Babies Introduced
Jan 1, 1994
Jan 1, 2013
New Year’s Resolutions
Jan 1, 2013
#6. Quote of the Week
“Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.” ~~ Regina Brett ~~ (b. 1949) columnist in The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio. Click here for more Regina Brett quotes.
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