This Week in Kid Scoop

STEM Basketball

Aerodynamics, statistics, chemical engineering. Understanding STEM can change the way you play sports or enjoy watching them. Web Links STEM In SportsMagic Johnson shares how math made his dreams come true. Watch this video and explore more STEM activities. Basketball … Continue reading

Goof Off Day

Make yourself a Boredom Buster Jar. Follow the instructions to create a way to dip in at any time to come up with an enjoyable activity of your choice. Web Links On National Goof Off Day you are allowed to … Continue reading


A new kind of photographer also flies drones to take pictures of remote places on the earth. Places many of us may never get to go. But, with the help of a drone pilot flying a camera for us, we … Continue reading

Sonia Sotomayor

Watch a video about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Web Links A Justice Like No OtherSonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Read this article from Time for Kids. What is the Supreme … Continue reading

Saving Success

Drive around Coin City and pick up coins and take them to the bank. Play the regular version to just get the right amount to the bank or play the advanced version to get the right amount with the target … Continue reading

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras celebrations take place on Fat Tuesday, but many hours prior to events are spent in elaborate preparation. Web Links History of Mardi GrasThe celebration of Mardi Gras or Carnival dates back thousands of years and traditionally takes place … Continue reading

Students Raise $18,000 for Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser!

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Students from one Bentonville, AR elementary school jumped to the top spot in fundraising for the annual Jump Rope for Heart event. The American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart drive has taught children across the nation … Continue reading

Extreme Butterfly Facts

Largest Butterfly The largest butterfly in the world is the female Queen Alexandra Birdwing butterfly. It has a wingspan up to 12 1/2 inches (32 cm); the male is smaller than the female with a wingspan of about 8 inches … Continue reading

Earning Money

Young entrepreneur Mikaila, explains how she started her own company: Me & the Bees Lemonade: When I was just four, my family encouraged me to make a product for a Children’s business competition (the Acton Children’s Business Fair) and Austin … Continue reading

Killer Whales

This BBC documentary shows killer whales from both above and below the water’s surface. Web Links Active WildUnderwater footage shows killer whales playing while the site showing whale watching in Santa Cruz details killer whale facts including markings, size, habitat, … Continue reading