• Rats Invasion - 01/19/2014

    Rats have invaded your house! Try to banish the rats from the rooms using different means: smoke-bomb, screw-nut, clinging-bomb, cheese bait, poison. House is no place for rats!

  • File Folder Games - 01/16/2014

    File folder games for preschoolers are fun learning activities that are easy to make and customize. Each starts with a manila (or colored) file folder, the same kind used in offices to organize filing cabinets. These websites feature hundreds of ideas, but the possibilities are endless.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes - 01/09/2014

    "I have a dream," may be one of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous quotes. It is from a speech he delivered on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial. Here's a handful of sites where you can discover more of Dr. King's quotations.

  • Free Clip Art - 01/02/2014

    Although plenty of it exists, finding free clip art can be a frustrating experience because so many clip art sites simply point to other sites, which in turn send you off to yet more sites. Today's picks, however, are guaranteed to deliver. When using them, be sure to remember the two golden rules...

  • Invasion of the Patty Snatchers - 12/22/2013

    Spongebob Patty Snatchers Grab your spatula, ketchup, and spork and protect the SECRET recipe

  • Learn to Code - 12/19/2013

    In celebration of Hour of Code, this week's roundup is a collection of websites where kids of all ages can be introduced to computer programming. Hour of Code is a campaign created by Code.org to introduce 10 million students to programming. Dozens of sites created tutorials for Hour of Code. Here...

  • Napoleon Bonaparte - 12/12/2013

    Napoleon Bonaparte (August 5, 1769 - May 5,1821) aka Napoleon I, was French Emperor (1804 - 1815) in the years after the French Revolution. He is known for his legal reforms (the Napoleonic Code) and also for his military leadership during a series of conflicts with his European neighbors. Napoleon...

  • Gingerbread Houses - 12/05/2013

    Gingerbread is a baked treat that dates back to the Middle Ages. It is thought to have first appeared in the U.S. in the nineteenth century, when the Swiss monks of St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana baked gingerbread on holidays and gave it to the sick. Over the years, baking gingerbread cookies...

  • Pablo Picasso - 11/28/2013

    Born October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso became the defining artist of the twentieth century. As I learned about his life, I was struck by the observation that Picasso was blessed with parents who recognized his gift at an early age. Learn more about the man and his art at the following...

  • Assassination of John F. Kennedy - 11/20/2013

    In Dallas, TX on November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated. The President was in a presidential limo with the roof down, waving to the welcoming crowds, accompanied by his wife Jacqueline, Texas Governor John Connolly, and the governor's wife...

  • Hanukkah - 11/14/2013

    Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday (alternatively spelled Chanukah or Chanuka) that means "dedication" in Hebrew. It is an eight-day celebration commemorating the Jewish victory over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem. Jews celebrate...

  • Thanksgiving Writing Prompts - 11/07/2013

    From gratitude to twittering turkeys, these ideas are far from boring, and are sure to jump start your classroom writing assignments.

  • Cubism - 10/31/2013

    Cubism was an influential art movement of the early twentieth century, started by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque between the years of 1907 and 1914. It is considered the first abstract style of modern art, as it abandoned perspective and realism.

  • Eleanor Roosevelt - 10/24/2013

    Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962) created a new standard for First Ladies because instead of retreating to a private life of decorating and entertaining, Eleanor continued her public life by holding press conferences, giving lectures, doing radio broadcasts, and writing a daily...

  • Fall of Communism - 10/17/2013

    The mostly peaceful Revolutions of 1989 brought the collapse of communist governments in Central and Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. They also marked the end of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West.

  • Sweet Home Coloring - 10/14/2013

    Here are four online coloring pages for you to enjoy! They are fun and easy to color, just use your mouse like a paintbrush. Click on the colors to pick one and then click on the coloring page to apply it. If you change you mind, just pick another color and click again!...

  • Halloween Crafts - 10/10/2013

    Boo! It's time for all things creepy and spooky. Are you ready for Halloween? This week's picks of clever do-it-together craft projects are sure to get you in the Halloween spirit.

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder - 10/03/2013

    Laura Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 - February 10, 1957) is the author of "The Little House" series of children's books based on her pioneering childhood. At the end of the nineteenth century, traveling with all their possessions in a covered wagon, the Ingalls moved west from Wisconsin to Missouri,...

  • Neptune - 09/19/2013

    Neptune is the farthest planet from the Sun, with a huge orbit compared to ours. It takes Neptune approximately 165 Earth years to complete a single trip around the Sun. Neptune is one of three blue planets (Earth and Uranus are the others), and the only one discovered by mathematical prediction...

  • Internet Glossaries - 09/12/2013

    No matter your age or your level of expertise, technology changes so fast, we all need somewhere to lookup technical jargon and obscure acronyms. Today's picks are online dictionaries specializing in Internet and computer terms, and although they are not specifically written for kids, they most surely...