Here’s a look at upcoming topics Kid Scoop will feature in the weeks and months ahead.
Week of December 3
Large wetlands can slow down hurricanes, causing them to weaken before hitting land. Large open lands can protect communities during fires. And, easy access to nature is good for exercise and mental health. This week Kid Scoop looks at the role of open spaces in our communities.
Week of December 10
Graham Cracker Gingerbread House
Students follow directions to make a sweet treat – a “gingerbread” house made with graham crackers!
Week of December 17
Celebrate the holidays with puzzles and games at Santa’s North Pole workshop! These games will give students important practice in math and language arts skills.
Week of December 24
Love Our Planet
This week Kid Scoop looks at ways kids can take care of Mother Earth!
Week of December 31
Owen & Mzee
After a tsunami hit Southeast Asia, a baby hippo was orphaned. This week, Kid Scoop looks at how a friendship with a 150-year-old tortoise saved this baby hippo and showed the world the importance of friendship.
Week of January 7
Comparing Costs and Value
Some things may cost the same, but they provide different amounts of value. This week Kid Scoop looks at the difference between cost and value.
Week of January 14
Martin Luther King. Jr. Day of Service
Make this day the beginning of student involvement in volunteering in the local community. We will feature ways to get started on a path to helping people and pitching in on local projects.
Week of January 21
Talking About Feelings
It is said that it is good to talk about one’s feelings. But all too often children don’t have the words they need to express what they are feeling. This week Kid Scoop provides readers with a Feeling Vocabulary.
Week of January 28
Winter Sunny Days
For all our Kid Scoop scientists, here’s an experiment to help you understand how the earth’s tilting on its axis affects seasonal temperatures due to direct and indirect sunlight.