During this time of the year, many people around the world are celebrating different traditions and holidays.
Challenge: Choose 1 of the WebQuests below to learn more about different celebrations around the world. Then, take the online quiz (Quiz Your Noodle) or have fun and create a snowflake or decorate a gingerbread man.
National Geographic Kids: Winter Celebrations
Christmas Around the World
Quiz Your Noodle-Interactive Quiz on Winter Holidays
Create & Share
Create & Share a Snowflake
Decorate a Gingerbread Man
Here’s an online game that helps a very worthy cause.
Test your general knowledge and do a good deed at the same time. For each correct answer, 10 grains of rice are donated to hungry people around the globe through the United Nations World Food Programme.
The opening game is vocabulary, but other categories include math, chemistry, geography, and foreign languages, including French and Spanish.
It’s easy to play: just the click the correct answer from one of four possible choices. If you answer correctly, the next question is a little harder.
Warning: This game may make you smarter.
Our creative students did a great job on this year’s entries. Here are two brief videos showcasing all of the book covers, but please stop by when you have a chance to see the beautiful work done by our students. Thank you to everyone who entered!
Picture Book Month is a 30-day celebration of print picture books. Each day during the month of November, a different picture book “champion” shares a post about the importance of reading picture books. Let your imagination soar–pick up a picture book & read!
Our theme for the year will be Read Around the Library, and we will learn how the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System helps to organize a library collection. Each month, we will read selected titles from a different informational category and read related fiction books, as well. There will also be lots of interactive games that will help us practice what we learn.
Here’s a quick look at the categories in the DDC.