Monthly Archives: February 2012


Q & A
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Terrific Teeth Tips

Dear Dr. Cory: Why do we brush our teeth? Lucy Washington Dear Lucy: Teeth do an amazing job of tearing, mashing, and grinding food. But teeth are built with a lot of places for food to hide. Food left on

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How Much of Our Brain Do We Use?

Is it true that we only use part of our brain? See our answer to find out!

Rebuses
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Dad and Me

Can you read this funny rebus of words and pictures? It might just make you laugh!

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Sugaring Time

Did you know that real maple syrup comes from trees? Read all about it!

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Life in Space

Can you find nine items related to life in space in this “stellar” picture?

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Let’s Sing

Find the secret words and then find their meanings!

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Weather Words

Can you be a meteorologist and find the eight weather-related words hidden in this puzzle?

Crafts
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Mask Yourself

Disguise yourself with these easy-to-make masks and then have a ball with your friends!

Pen in Hand
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The Race

“Pen in Hand” author Ashley wrote about running, because it’s something she loves to do.

Stories
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The Way the Ball Bounces

Shy Dylan wanted a dog, but his father knew what he truly needed.

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My Musical Mother

Twelve-year-old Siena Brown shares an inspiring story about her mother’s tradition of song.

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Home Sweet Home

Can you match each animal to its correct home?

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Old Snore!

Old Snore is the laziest dog around—until a nasty-tempered cat moves into the neighborhood!

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The Lost Meteoroid

Check out this cool “Pen in Hand” story sent in by one of our readers!

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Two

Read this Valentine’s Day poem and then find the hidden hearts!