Critical Thinking

Sudoku

Not a numbers person? Perfect! This game doesn’t really involve numbers. In fact, the boxes could just as easily be filled with letters of the alphabet, shapes or even pictures! Numbers are only used because they are well-recognized symbols. Puzzles are a great activity for kids. They exercise the brain, help develop logical reasoning, and […]

A Logic Puzzle is a Problem

A Logic Puzzle is a Problem

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca This story is a biography, B GRA, about how Temple Grandin shows her perseverance and how she thinks differently, how her thoughts are in pictures. It is that same ability to think in pictures that led her to solve a real-life problem. […]

Share a Coke with a Book Character!

Share a Coke with a Book Character!

An ice-cold Coke tastes best when shared together with friends, family and even strangers! That is the message behind the 2018 version of the “Share a Coke” campaign…I am sure you saw the advertisments! This campagian has been running for five consecutive summers.  Today, it is your turn to create your own “Share A Coke!” Which […]

Gingerbread House Day: Books & Coding & Challenge, Oh my!

Gingerbread House Day: Books & Coding & Challenge, Oh my!

Gingerbread House Day is observed annually on December 12. Gingerbread was a favorite food of an Armenian monk, Gregory of Nicopolis. Gregory brought gingerbread to Europe around 992 AD and taught French Christians to bake it. Gingerbread was often used in religious ceremonies and was baked to be sturdy as it was often molded into […]

All About Thanksgiving

All About Thanksgiving

Read the nonfiction book titled: Thank You Sarah, The Women Who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson. Sarah’s story is an inspiration for us to think about things we can do to make a difference in our communities. What are some ways you can make the community better?  Additional Activity Websites: Thanksgiving Timeline This site provides information about how Thanksgiving […]

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