World Kindness Day

November is the Time for Kindness

Lauren Cook General

Much time is often spent in November studying Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and Native Americans. While all of these things are important, it is essential to remember and give some attention to World Kindness Day celebrated on November 13.  Now more than ever teaching kindness is critical in every classroom. What is World Kindness Day? World Kindness Day is an international …

Summer Time with the Quirkles & Fuddlebrook Series

Get to Know the Quirkles and Fuddlebrook School Series

Lauren Cook General

Let us introduce the Quirkles or Fuddlebrook series into your school day. It’s more important than ever!  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 …

A Family Visit

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree!

Lauren Cook General

This September 12th is Grandparents’ Day, and what better way to get students ready for this special occasion than a lesson from their favorite gang at Fuddlebrook! A grandparent is a little bit parent, teacher, and best friend, so who better to learn with than grandparents? A Family Visit: A Story About Similarities and Differences Between Parents and Offspring is …

Reach for the Stars

Reach For the Stars! Space Activities for Kids

Lauren Cook General

Unlike the first space race that allowed only a few people to reach space the current “space race” is a commercial venture hoping to entice anyone with enough money to buy a ticket. Reaching the “edge of space” is more possible now than ever before. How will passengers know that that they have left Earth’s atmosphere and are truly reaching …

Red, White & Book: The Science Behind Fireworks

Red, White & Boom: The Science Behind Fireworks

Lauren Cook Fuddlebrook, General

Perhaps this year you’ll get to once again enjoy July 4th celebrations. 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 is a precisely formed assembly of …

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 …

Tulips

After all the Showers, We have Beautiful Flowers: Fun Flower Facts for May

Lauren Cook General

Winter is over, dreary rainy days are done, and May brings us the flowers of spring. There are many ways to pique the interest of students through science and nature using flowers. Check out these fun facts about flowers: Flowers did not always exist; they first appeared 140 million years ago. Several centuries ago in Holland, tulips were more valuable …