Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Vocabulary 1.5

cuddle- to hug someone or something

favorite- a person or thing you like best

patient- good at waiting calmly

practiced- you did something many times to get it right

settled- you made yourself comfortable

wrinkled- having creases or lines in something

Make sure you complete your vocabulary page with your VERY BEST handwriting!  I can't wait to see your word art!

Have FUN learning!!!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Did You Know?- Honeybees

Did you know that some queen honeybees quack??? That seems odd.  I thought that only ducks did that! :)

National Geographic 10 facts about honeybees for kids- CLICK HERE

The buzz about bees from San Diego Zoo- CLICK HERE

Listen to a queen bee "quacking" in the video below:

Did You Know?- Nike

The first Nike soles were made of rubber poured onto a waffle iron.  Wow!  That's pretty cool!

Interesting Nike facts- CLICK HERE.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Did You Know?- Cats

Did you know that cats have 32 muscles that control the outer ear (compared to human's 6 muscles each). A cat can rotate its ears independently 180 degrees, and can turn in the direction of sound 10 times faster than those of the best watchdog. Cats' hearing is much more sensitive than humans and dogs.

Want to read some cool cat facts?  CLICK HERE.

Fun cat facts for kids- CLICK HERE.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Did You Know? - Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards.

CLICK HERE for more facts about hummingbirds :)

What do hummingbirds eat? CLICK HERE to find out!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Did You Know?- Crickets

Did you know that crickets detect sound through their knees? Want to know more?

 CLICK HERE for information about how crickets hear.

Want to know some more cricket facts?

Want to know how crickets make sound?