World History Through Crafts

Kathy Ceceri’s World History Through Crafts‘ website is a work in progress, but it’s already a wonderful source of inspiration for world history and cultures. Visit World History Through Craft’s and you will find: Early American Pastimes Ancient Celtic Metal Work Life in the Arctic Prehistoric Cave Paintings The Abacus and the History of Counting...
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New Superhero book by homeschool family-

Do you know kids who love superheroes?We all do. Some of the most popular recent films are based on comic-book superheroes Who hasn’t cheered for Spiderman, rooted for the Fantastic Four, felt for the X-Men. Our family has, too. But we’ve always wondered what a non-violent superhero would look like. A non-violent superhero Is...
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There is a new board game called Pitch-A-Story. This dynamic literacy development tool engages students to become better readers, writers, listeners and presenters. Up to 18 players can participate in teams, making it a perfect tool in team-based teaching environments. Plus, it s a terrific after school activity. In addition, the game comes with...
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Celebrate Earth Day, April 22

Here are some Earth Day Resources: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Earth Day 2006 Online from The EnviroLink Network Earth Day Lesson Plans & Resources from the Science Spot Eduplace Earth Day Activities and Internet Resources Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
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Winged Sandals

Winged Sandals Take the tour with Hermes the messenger god, through a magical place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters. The site offers animated stories from Classical Mythology, games to play with characters from Classical Myths, search a character, place or keyword from Classical Mythology, Learn about life in Ancient Greece...
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Today in History

From the Library of Congress: Today in History
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Constitution Translated for Kids, by Cathy Travis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Translate the Constitution for Kids this 4th of July; More Americans Can Name All Five “Simpson’s” Than All Five First Amendment Rights WASHINGTON, D.C. – School may soon be ending, but the learning shouldn’t stop when classroom doors close. This 4th of July, it’s time to break out the history books...
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A Story Piece by Piece

A Story Piece by Piece is a marvelous way to make reading a truly hands-on activity by combining reading with putting together an age-appropriate jigsaw puzzle! With stories written for young readers at their own ages and reading levels, these puzzles use humor and fun facts to hold the reader’s interest, while building vocabulary...
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Maglev Trains

Maglev (magnetic levitating) trains are an exciting introduction to some fascinating concepts involving magnetism, physics, mechanics, and more! The fundamental basics of maglev trains are simple, and building your own model of a maglev train can be a fun and interesting project. A very simple version can be made with a few dollars worth...
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Insect Lore Online Store

Insect Lore Online Store – Where Nature Comes Alive! When it comes to teaching and sharing the fascinating lifecycles of butterflies and other insects, thousands families and educators worldwide have come to know and trust Insect Lore and their bug-related kits. Their products have won numerous prestigious awards. In 2004, the Wall Street Journal...
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