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Recommended Resources

  • Starfall: My son is learning to read, and doing pretty well at it. He’s recently taken a liking to a web site useful for young readers, Starfall. It has pages for letters, phonics, stories, and more.

Surfing the Net With Kids

  • Halloween Math
    It’s Halloween, and your treat bag is full of trick-or-treat candy. If you have 8 Snickers bars, and three times as many Tootsie Rolls, how many more Tootsie Rolls do you have than Snickers bars? Here are some ideas for […]
  • Sea Otters
    Did you know that sea otters are members of the weasel family? To keep them warm as they folic in the cold Pacific Ocean, they have the densest fur of any mammal. Unfortunately, their beautiful, waterproof coats also make them […]
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    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 ...