Free Interesting Facts For Teachers – "Of Mice and Men"

Here’s a mix of facts: Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.Watching television can act as a natural painkiller for children.Walt Disney was afraid of mice.Napoleon was terrified of cats. The total combined weight of the world’s ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population. ********************** Brought [...]

Free Parent Involvement Activity – "Color Flip" – Grades K-1st

Counting Glue green and yellow construction paper together, back to back. After the glue has dried, cut the paper into sixteen similarly sized cards. They will be yellow on one side and green on the other. Take these and lay eight green cards and eight yellow cards face up between you and your child. Let [...]

Free Parent Involvement Activity – "Animal Songs" – 3-12 month baby

Language Skills, Imagination Add props when you sing songs to your child. for example, gather toy animals and make them dance around at the appropriate time during a rendition of “Old McDonald Had A Farm.” Other songs to which you can add animal props include, “Pop Goes the Weasel,” “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep,” “Five Little [...]

Free Interesting Facts for Teachers – "Planet"

Here’s some facinating facts about our solar system: Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise. Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan God. If you attempted to count the stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second, it would take around 3,000 years to count them all. *************** [...]

Interesting Facts for Teachers – "Legs"

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all 4 legs on the ground, [...]

Interesting Facts for Teachers – "The Eisenhower"

In case you’re traveling this week and get bored while driving, here’s a little interesting fact to help you wander…The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are useable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies. _________**At home this week, then please visit our [...]

Free Teacher Joke – "Contractions"

Teacher: If “can’t” is short for “cannot,” what is “don’t” short for? Student: Doughnut.

FREE INTERESTING FACT FOR TEACHERS – "Patriotism"

Did you know… Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. The last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later. The US national anthem actually has three verses, but everyone just knows the first one. Francis Scott Key was a young lawyer who wrote the poem, ‘The Star Spangled Banner’, after being [...]