Every American school child learns that the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, commemorates the birth of the United States as an independent nation. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, which was drafted by Thomas Jefferson.
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Most music these days is made available via various streaming services. Sometimes we lose sight (no pun intended) of what the artist, composer or musician looks like. This is why I am posting 10-12 photos each week of iconic musicians as well as lesser known artists. Let’s see if you can guess who they are.
Keep scrolling down for the answers….
Book vs. movie – which do you prefer?
In recognition of Juneteenth I thought it would be interesting to look at the history of African American science fiction and fantasy.
Greetings and Salutations,
“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”
Here are this week’s riddles!
Not too difficult
What has one head, one foot and four legs?
What gets bigger the more you take away around it?
This week's craft is Buggy Ring Bling!
You will need: 8 1/2 x 11 paper, colors of your choice. (I used pink and black), scissors, glue stick, ruler, marker.
Download the pattern which consists of a rounded rectangle 2″ x 4″, 2 strips of paper 3/4″ x 8″; two strips 1/4″ x 4″; two strips 1/4″ x 1″ and the bug body and face.
The word shrimp comes from the Middle English shrimpe, meaning “pygmy” or a reference to the crustacean itself. In the 7th century, shrimp and other seafood composed the majority of the Chinese diet, and still does today.
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It is the month of June,
The month of leaves and roses,
When pleasant sights salute the eyes,
And pleasant scents the noses.
N.P. Willis (1807-67)
With the recent bear sightings I thought a craft about a bear would be timely. This bear “climbs” up and down a tree.
You will need 8 1/2 x 11 paper, one white and one green. A piece of green tissue paper. An empty paper towel roll. Glue stick and tape.
Print out this bear template and color and cut out two. Glue a small part of them together as shown.