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  • Magical Attic Road Trip: North Carolina
    U.S. Geography Printables
    Magical Attic Road Trip Printable: North Carolina
    Games, Puzzles, Coloring and Fun for Early Learners In this installment of the popular 2018 "Road Trip" series, children will join the characters from The Magical Attic on a tour of North Carolina. This large-format printable is a unique collect...
  • The Best of Netflix for Summer Learning
    Kids and Tv
    Beat the Summer Slump With These 10 Learning Shows on Netflix
    I start every summer with the same declaration to my husband: "We're taking the kids on a million adventures this summer! No TV for those two!" Then comes a rainy day, or a 100-degree day, or a day when we are just too tired to plan anything. Ine...
    Laurie Mega
  • Teen girl standing at locker with cell phone
    Kids and Cell Phones
    Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?
    Should cell phones be allowed in school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most schools now allow students to have cell phones but requi...
    Maya Cohen
  • 3rd Grade Math: Multiply and Divide by 6, 7, 8 and 9
    Multiplication and Division
    3rd Grade Math: Multiply and Divide by 6, 7, 8 and 9
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to write two multiplication and division sentences for each picture. Get this fully interactive Learning Math course for $14.95 with a 75% discount using the code LEARN75. Thi...
  • 3rd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Bar Graphs
    Bar Graph
    3rd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Bar Graphs
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to organize, represent and interpret data in bar graph with up to 4 categories and single unit scale. Get this fully interactive Learning Math course for $14.95 with a 75% discou...
  • 3rd Grade Geometry Quiz: Area and Perimeter
    Geometry
    3rd Grade Geometry Quiz: Area and Perimeter
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to calculate area and perimeter and then supply the correct answers for each figure. An answer key is included. Get this fully interactive Learning Math course for $14.95 with a ...
  • 21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Mobile Apps
    21 Free Educational Apps for Kids
    Educational apps are a great and fun way to keep your kids learning outside of the classroom, but the cost of all those apps can add up fast. Luckily, there are plenty of free apps for kids that are both educational and fun but won't break the ba...
    Colleen Hughes
  • 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
  • 2nd Grade Geometry: Combine 2-D Shapes to Make Composite Figures
    Geometric Figures
    2nd Grade Geometry: Combine 2-D Shapes to Make Composite Figures
    Using the illustration on the worksheet as a guide, kids will be asked to combine various 2-dimensional geometric shapes to create a new composite figure, and then answer questions related the shapes they used. An answer key is included. Use th...
  • 2nd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Picture Graphs
    Graphing
    2nd Grade Math: Interpreting Data from Picture Graphs
    Using the illustrations on the worksheet as a guide, kids are asked to read and interpret data on a picture graph, and then answer questions related to the data in the graph. Kids will fill in the blanks with the correct answers; questions focus ...
  • What You Need to Know About Nutrients
    Biology
    What You Need to Know About Nutrients
    Kids answer questions about nutrients and enzymes by selecting the proper term(s) from a list. An answer key is provided. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Nutrition in Humans interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodma. ScienceWerkz is the...
  • 5-Year-Old Write Backward
    Cognitive and Psychological Development
    I Need Help! My Five-Year-Old Writes Backward
    Is it normal for a kid to write backward, especially when they're learning? Our expert weighs in on this grandmother's concern. ...
  • Enzymatic Reactions in the Human Digestive System
    Human Anatomy
    Enzymatic Reactions in the Human Digestive System
    Students match the correct enzyme to the organ from which it's secreted and the enzymatic reaction it produces. An answer key is provided. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Nutrition in Humans interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodm...
  • Sequencing the Steps in the Scientific Method
    Scientific Method
    Activity: Sequencing the Steps in the Scientific Method
    Check your child's understanding of the scientific method with this full-color activity that prompts kids to number and sequence each step of the scientific method. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Introduction to Science interactive cours...
  • Understanding Convection
    Electricity
    Understanding Convection
    This printable can be used to enhance your kids' understanding of convection. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Electrcity I interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodma. ScienceWerkz is the winner of the 2013 EDDIE Award for Science E-...
  • School and Learning
    Year-Round Schooling
    Year-Round School
    The pros and cons of year-round school are dealt with in this article. ...
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    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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  • Quiz: Conduction and Transmission of Heat
    Electricity
    Quiz: Conduction and Transmission of Heat
    This printable quiz can be used to check yourkids' understanding of conduction, transmission of heat, and the conductive properties of various materials. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Electrcity I interactive courseware is brought to you...