• Piggy On Bike Coloring - 12/28/2014

    Come color the piggy on a bike any way you like! Have a great time with the Piggy On Bike Coloring page!...

  • Apollo 8 - 12/24/2014

    Apollo 8 launched December 21, 1968 as part of President Kennedy’s space challenge to put a man on the moon in the sixties. Apollo 8 was the first human space flight to leave Earth’s orbit and to reach and orbit […]

  • Louisiana Purchase - 12/17/2014

    Under the leadership of President Thomas Jefferson, the United States purchased 827,987 square miles of territory from France on May 2, 1803 for $15 million. It was a momentous event that doubled the size of the new country, and greatly […]

  • Ludwig van Beethoven - 12/10/2014

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) is one of the greatest composers in history. His work marked a turning point for composers, who had previously written primarily for religious services, to teach, or to entertain at social functions. But Beethoven’s […]

  • Rear Admiral Grace Hopper - 12/03/2014

    Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was a U.S. Naval officer and a pioneering computer programmer. Among other accomplishments, Admiral Hopper was instrumental in the development of the computer programming language COBOL. Here’s another fun […]

  • Easy Cookie Recipes - 11/19/2014

    In his 1980 book The Sesame Street Dictionary , Cookie Monster declares December 4 to be National Cookie Day. In celebration of this (and the upcoming holidays), here are my picks for easy cookie recipes.

  • Math Puzzles - 11/12/2014

    Math puzzles really do offer something for everyone. They can be used to engage kids who think they don’t like math, or provide enrichment to those who already love math. Today’s collection includes interactive and printable puzzles, brainteasers and math games for all aptitude levels....

  • Thanksgiving Crafts - 11/05/2014

    With cooler, shorter fall days, now is the perfect time to gather round the kitchen table with construction paper, glue, paint and scissors to make some Thanksgiving crafts. I could never design any of these clever craft projects myself, but I do know where to find them online. Remember, it’s...

  • Pumpkin Carving - 10/29/2014

    My childhood pumpkin memories look nothing like these fancy pumpkins. When did pumpkin carving get so elaborate? I can’t say, but these pumpkin patterns do look fun. Whether your interest is just in browsing the photo galleries, or you’re out to learn how to create your own pumpkin masterpiece,...

  • Comma Rules - 10/22/2014

    The poor overused comma is a frequently misunderstood punctuation mark. This week’s website picks explain comma usage in as few as five rules, or as many as thirty.

  • Bee Coloring - 10/20/2014

    It's time for some coloring fun! Take your brush and put some paint on the image. Get creative and have fun. Have a blast playing Bee Coloring!...

  • Halloween Safety - 10/15/2014

    From costume safety to pet safety, this week’s roundup of Halloween safety tips will ensure that everyone has a happy Halloween.

  • German Reunification - 10/07/2014

    Forty-five years after the country was split in two in 1949, Germany was reunited in 1990 when East Germany joined West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) to form a united Germany. Also united was the city of Berlin, which had been separated by a Wall from 1961 until 1989. The unification process...

  • Fire Safety - 10/01/2014

    Fire Prevention Week is celebrated every October. Originally proclaimed as Fire Prevention Day in 1920 by President Woodrow Wilson, it commemorated the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge expanded the event to a whole week. He noted that in the previous...

  • Internet Safety Games - 09/24/2014

    This week’s roundup is all about online games that teach Internet safety. The topics covered by these games are diverse, and although some are created specifically for kids as young as seven, others are created for older teens and grownups.

  • Stamp Act - 09/17/2014

    The Duties in American Colonies Act 1765; 5 George III, c. 12, is more commonly known as The Stamp Act of 1765. It imposed British taxes on the American colonies by requiring a stamp on every piece of printed paper. This included legal documents, newspapers, and licenses; nearly everything printed...

  • Science Fair Project Ideas - 09/10/2014

    Fretting over your science fair project? Having trouble coming up with an idea that interests you? Jump start your creative thinking by browsing through these science fair sites that list hundreds of projects, along with tips on choosing one that’s right for you.

  • Koalas - 09/03/2014

    Although often called koala bears because of their resemblance to cuddly teddy bears, koalas are marsupials, not bears. Koalas are native to Australia and related to kangaroos and wombats. Learn more at these adorable koala sites.

  • Homophones - 08/27/2014

    A homophone is a group of words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and have different meanings, such as “to, too, and two.” Homophones are a special kind of a homonym, which in addition to words that are spelled differently, includes words that are spelled the same but still...

  • Critical Evaluation of Information - 08/21/2014

    The blessing of the Internet is the ease of finding information on any subject. The curse of the Internet is also the ease of finding information on any subject. When swimming in a sea of search results, how do you know which ones to trust? Learn how to evaluate information sources with the help of...