New Learning Options from the Quirkles and Fuddlebrook School Series

We’ve Added New Ways To Learn: Teaching During This “New Normal”

Lauren Cook General

We know the new school year is going to be interesting to say the least! In the event of social distancing or even working from home and Zooming, we are offering some new, flexible learning options with both the Quirkles and Fuddlebrook series. We’ve gone through our books and determined which experiments would be most suitable to go in a …

Summer Time with the Quirkles & Fuddlebrook Series

Get to Know the Quirkles and Fuddlebrook School Series

Lauren Cook General

Add a dash of fun and awesome science to your day with the Quirkles®, a 26-book alphabet series and related materials.  A great way to integrate literacy and science, the Quirkles introduce new ways to excite children with hands-on science activities, fun alliteration, and whimsical illustrations. The science concepts align with national and state science standards, Common Core, and NGSS. But that’s …

Grossed Out Kid

Sweat -and Other Yucky Science!

Lauren Cook General

While your summer activities may be somewhat different this year, hopefully you’re still able to get outside in the warm sun and participate in outdoor fun. In many areas, the extremely warm temperatures and higher humidity can result in a whole lot of sweating! Sweat sometimes is embarrassing and might be smelly, but very necessary! Why is this? What is …

Red, White & Book: The Science Behind Fireworks

Red, White & Boom: The Science Behind Fireworks

Lauren Cook Fuddlebrook, General

July 4th celebrations may be different this year, but will still probably include some sort of fireworks display. As you enjoy the show, think how much science is behind that spectacle. People everywhere enjoy the fantastic explosions and the brilliant light displays of fireworks, but there’s a lot happening to make that celebration entertaining. Each firework launched into the sky …

Try a Quirkles or Fuddlebrook Book for Free!

Try a Quirkles or Fuddlebrook Book for Free!

Lauren Cook General

Why not add some awesome science to your day with the Quirkles or Fuddlebrook School Science series, two 26-book series and related materials? A great way to integrate literacy and science, the Quirkles introduce ways to excite young children with hands-on science activities, fun alliteration, and whimsical illustrations. Fuddlebrook steps in where the Quirkles leave off—appealing to slightly older children. …

Splish, Splash…Let’s Have a Water Bash: Five Activities for Outside Water Fun!

Sherry Cook General

Summer is finally here! It’s the perfect time to entertain with some H2O.  Kids won’t mind leaving the television or other electronic devices behind when water play becomes an option! Five Fun Activities for Water Fun: Homemade Water Slide Supplies: Heavy plastic or camping tarp Garden hose (the hose needs to stay on) Cheap shampoo to make tarp slippery Place …

Summer Time with the Quirkles & Fuddlebrook Series

Summer Time is Still Learning Time

Lauren Cook General

Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean the learning should stop! The Quirkles and Fuddlebrook School Science series are great for summer programs or enrichment activities for children who want to push their reading, vocabulary and science boundaries in a way that’s so much fun they won’t even realize how much they are learning! And, because we’ve done the development for you, it’s easy for …

Activities To Do At Home

Be a Science Rock Star: Fun Science Activities to Try at Home

Lauren Cook General

Need some fun science activities to teach virtually or to keep your own kids learning at home? We have you covered! Times are crazy now and we know more than ever how important it is to instill the love of science in our young learners. We certainly appreciate all our scientists now, as they work diligently to help us through …