popular topics in the arts

  • Ears
    Listen Up! Teen Hearing Loss Is on the Rise
    Listen Up! Teen Hearing Loss Is on the Rise Next time you can hear your teen's music blasting from his earphones, ask him how soon he would like to wear a hearing aid. That may sound extreme, but a new study published in the August 18, 2010 issu...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Song Lyrics Quiz
    What is your music knowledge? See what song lyrics you know with this quiz! ...
    Elissa Haney
  • live shows for kids, Elmo from Sesame Street Live
    Music Performances
    Top 5 Live Shows for Kids
    So you've run out of ideas for what to do with your kids on the weekend? For a special treat, catch one of the latest and greatest live shows geared to a pint-sized audience. These musical and theatrical performances are all sure to get your stan...
  • School and Learning
    Music Performances
    Live Music Quiz
    See how much of a music fanatic you are by taking this quiz on live music festivals. ...
    Beth Rowen
  • School and Learning
    History of Music
    Jazz Quiz
    Take this quiz to test your knowledge on jazz music. ...
    David Johnson
  • School and Learning
    History of Music
    Hip Hop History Quiz
    From Zulu Nation to Timbaland—how much do you know about the history of hip-hop? Take this quiz to find out. ...
    Elizabeth Olson
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Fourth of July
    "The Star-Spangled Banner" Lyrics
    "The Star-Spangled Banner" LyricsThe lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner" are particularly poignant and meaningful during this time of national mourning and pride. Be sure you and your kids know the words to this anthem that has brought courage a...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Hip Hop 2007 Quiz
    Test your knowledge of the hip-hop music and artists of 2007 in this quiz. ...
  • Song Lyrics Printables
    Silly Song
    Use the note decoder in this printable to figure out the lyrics to the birthday song. ...
  • School and Learning
    Songs of Summers Past
    How well do you remember the songs of "Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime?" ...
  • School and Learning
    Art Supplies
    Homemade Glue and Paste Recipes
    Homemade Glue and Paste RecipesThe following glue and paste recipes use a variety of ingredients and methods. Choose the one that best suits your project. For variety, add food coloring before using. Store all glues and pastes in airtight contain...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
  • School and Learning
    Love Songs
    Love Songs Quiz
    They're so catchy you can't get them out of your head, but how much do you really remember about these love songs? ...
  • School and Learning
    Children and Music
    Is Your Child in the Groove?
    Whether it's banging on pots or singing a favorite tune, odds are that your child loves to make music. Take this quiz to find out just how musically inclined she is. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Famous Musicians
    Is there a musical generation gap in your family? Find out what you and your kids really know about these famous musicians. ...
  • kids being creative using apps
    Mobile Apps
    10 Best Creative Apps for Kids
    Foster your child's creative side during tech time! Check out these top-rated art, music, imagination-play, and creative-thinking apps for kids of all ages. ...
    Erin Dower
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Entertainment and Activities
    Art and Artists Quiz
    Art gives us a way to see the world through different eyes. See what you know about these famous artists. ...