• Pilgrims of Plymouth - 09/05/2013

    The Pilgrims were a English Separatist congregation that emigrated to Holland in 1608 to escape religious persecution. Twelve years later, discouraged by economic conditions, the congregation voted to move again, this time to America. A small ship, the Speedwell, carried them to Southampton, England,...

  • Kid's Coloring: My Friend - 08/31/2013

    Click on the paint color you want then click where you want to paint. Have fun with Kid's Coloring: My Friend!...

  • Happy Puppy Coloring Page - 08/31/2013

    Color this puppy as you like. Tap into your artistic side and have fun decorating this Happy Puppy Coloring Page!...

  • Note Taking - 08/29/2013

    Note taking skills are an important part of learning in both high-school and college. Is your note taking system working for you? Learn how to get the most out of lectures with advice from these college experts.

  • Kids Coloring - 08/28/2013

    Choose a model and then color him. Click on the color you want then click where you want to put it. Have a great time Kids Coloring!...

  • Maker Movement - 08/22/2013

    The maker movement is a contemporary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) culture that encourages invention and prototyping. It includes engineering activities such as electronics, robotics, and 3-D printing, as well as more traditional crafts such as metalworking, and woodworking. ...

  • Paul McCartney - 08/15/2013

    Despite being a Beatles fan for nearly fifty years, I'd never seen any of the Fab Four perform in person until I saw Paul McCartney in San Francisco last week on his Out There tour. Hearing 65,000 fans (of all ages) sign along with Sir Paul for three hours straight was an experience I won't quickly...

  • Albert Einstein - 08/08/2013

    Albert Einstein, known as one of the greatest scientists of all time, was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. The following sites explore his life and his work - and what struck me most was how accessible Einstein's theories can be when explained with examples and illustrations.

  • Crazy Bomberman - 08/06/2013

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  • Berlin Wall - 08/01/2013

    In 1945, after World War II, Germany was divided by the victors into two countries. East Germany was controlled by the communist regime of the Soviet Union. West Germany was a democracy supported by the U.S. The former capital city of Berlin, although it was entirely within East German borders,...

  • Declaration of Independence - 07/25/2013

    This week we travel back in American history to the time of thirteen colonies struggling to free themselves from the rule of the British monarch. The story of the creation of the Declaration of Independence is a dramatic one, and I've found some excellent sites that tell the tale.

  • Fingerprint Crafts - 07/18/2013

    The use of fingerprints as a form of identification dates back to Babylon, ancient Rome and China's Tang Dynasty. The first modern use of fingerprints was recorded on July 28, 1868 in colonial India by a British magistrate. Today's website roundup focuses not on history, however, but on using fingerprints...

  • Summer Reading - 07/11/2013

    Beaches and books just seem to go together, but even if your summer plans do not include any beaches, hopefully it will still include some warm, lazy days curled up with a good book. To get you in the mood, I've corralled the following booklists for your family's summer reading pleasure.

  • Jungle Animals - 07/04/2013

    Today's safari looks at jungle animals, with lots of crafts, coloring, and interactive fun. Although today's topic is primarily for preschoolers and early elementary grades, there is one video resource that will interest readers of all ages.

  • Cell Phone Photography - 06/27/2013

    They say the best camera is the one you have with you when the shot appears. And with so many of us carrying camera phones with us wherever we go, cell phone photography is a growing hobby. Learn how to take your cell phone photography to the next level with tips and reviews from the following sites....

  • Eric Carle - 06/20/2013

    Best known for "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children's book author and illustrator. Learn about his collage techniques and view his colorful artwork at today's website picks.

  • Bald Eagles - 06/13/2013

    The Bald Eagle is a North American bird of prey, and it is both the national bird and national animal of the United States. As an American symbol, the Bald Eagle can be seen on the President's Seal (look for it on the lectern when the President is speaking) and on the back of many coins including...

  • Virtual Zoos - 06/06/2013

    June is National Zoo and Aquarium month, and we are going on a virtual zoo hop. I hope you enjoy the lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

  • Aesop's Fables - 05/30/2013

    Aesop (620 - 560 BCE) was a Greek slave and storyteller. His fables, also known as the Aesopica, have been translated and retold for twenty-five centuries. Each one ends with a moral, or a lesson to be learned, and from them we learn the original of adages such as "sour grapes," "add insult to...

  • Texting While Driving - 05/29/2013

    According to the 2009 Pew Internet study on Teens and Distracted Driving half of all teens say they've been a passenger in a car with a driver who texted while driving. This is scary stuff, and as parents and educators we need to get this message across. This week's batch of websites will help....