Wednesday, January 20, 2018 is Penguin Awareness Day

Wednesday, January 20, 2018 is Penguin Awareness Day

Penguin Awareness Day was created to celebrate everybody’s favorite zoo animal! Together, let’s find out more about penguins because penguins can be loved all year long! Emperor penguin parents overcome starvation, freezing weather, and hungry leopard seals to keep their chicks well fed. Watch the video below. Emperor penguins spend their entire lives on Antarctic […]

Bears in Wagons

Bears in Wagons

What to do with a Problem by Kobi Yamada Math is more than a computation problem! For this challenge you will need to use your problem solving skills. Like the character in the story, What to Do With a Problem by Kobi Yamada, we will take this challenge opportinuty to LEARN and GROW!  For the activity, […]

January 18, 2018: Winnie the Pooh Day

One of the cuddliest holidays around has to be Winnie the Pooh Day, celebrated on the birthday of author A A Milne. It’s one special anniversary fans just can’t bear to miss! Every year, the occasion is marked with events such as teddy bears’ picnics, featuring plenty of honey on the menu! Winnie the Pooh […]

In Your Opinion…..

Below, watch “How to Decide if a Bearded Dragon is the Right Pet for You.” In your opinion, “Would a bearded dragon make a good pet?”  Why or why not? Remember to use evidence to support your answer. Leave your answer in the comment section below. At the end of the month, I will review the entries, […]

Earth Kids Club: Week Eight, 1/16

Happy 2018! We are thrilled to continue with this awesome club and it’s members! We will continue to celebrate our connection to nature and the Earth with a yoga pose and salutation, “Hello Sun! Hello Earth! Hello Rain! Hello Wind! Hello Ocean! Hello Wind! Hello Rain! Hello Earth! Hello Sun! Namaste.” The kids really seem […]

Just Two Pictures

I love word games! Just 2 Pics is a simple yet addictive free word game for your smartphone where you “read” 2 pics that combine to create a word or phrase..a compound word! Compound words are two smaller words put together to make a bigger word. This bigger compound word is special because it has […]

African American Hero: John Henry

African American Hero: John Henry

John Henry was a former slave who’s mighty strength made him one of the earliest African-American role models. Wielding a sledge hammer forged from the chains that bound him in servitude, he was a one-man railroad crew who ‘could move mountains’. He was put to the ultimate test when he faced a mechanical power hammer that […]

Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco was born on July 11th, 1944 in Lansing, Michigan. Her mother’s family were Jewish immigrants from Russia and The Ukraine. Her father’s people were from The County of Limerick in Ireland. Both cultures valued and kept their history alive by storytelling. Patricia Polacco tells warm family tales drawn from her own childhood among […]

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