Monthly Archives: December 2014

Dec 24

The Night Before Christmas




“A Visit from St. Nicholas,” also known as “The Night Before Christmas,” is a poem first published anonymously in 1823 and later attributed to Clement C. Moore. Read the poem: http://www.the-north-pole.com/carols/nightbefore.html Listen to the Librivox audio edition: https://librivox.org/twas-the-night-before-christmas-by-clement-c-moore (Nine different … Read More






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Dec 22

Listen to Christmas Music Free Online




Accuradio – Christmas music sorted by genre and style. Christmas Carols Radio – Traditional Christmas carols choral music with thoughts on the Nativity. iHeartRadio – Choose from 51 different holiday radio stations. Grooveshark – Make a Christmas playlist with your … Read More






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Dec 11

STEM Gifts for Homeschoolers




Only two weeks left until Christmas! This year why not put some scientific knowledge underneath your tree? STEM toys enable students of all ages to learn, play, and discover while providing exposure to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts. Best … Read More






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Dec 10

Impact: Earth!




Remember the Stop Disasters game from last week? Now you can use an impact model program to wreak some havoc on Earth! Go to https://www.purdue.edu/impactearth. Impact: Earth! is an easy-to-use, interactive website for estimating the regional environmental consequences of an asteroid … Read More






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Dec 08

Christmas Around the World




Here is a list of links that show how Christmas is celebrated around the world. The links have recipes, crafts, traditions, activities, and books- and it’s fun to look at the pictures! (http://kidworldcitizen.org/2014/11/26/christmas-around-world) England: http://kidworldcitizen.org/2011/12/07/christmas-in-england-pop-a-christmas-cracker Italy: http://kidworldcitizen.org/2012/12/07/christmas-in-italy-a-month-of-traditions Germany: http://kidworldcitizen.org/2011/12/06/christmas-in-germany Mexico: … Read More






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Dec 04

Stop Disasters Game




Stop Disasters is a free-to-play online simulation game designed to teach players about natural disasters and how we can protect against them. It’s very easy to get started playing and has you prepare for five common natural disasters: tsunami, hurricane, earthquake, … Read More






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