Last week I finished reading two great books. The first was The Maze Of Bones which is the first book in the 39 Clues series. The second book I read was The Doll People. This is one of the books that one of the classes we Skyped with recommended. I really enjoyed both of these books and have the second book in each series on order at the library. What books have you read this summer?
This week’s Reading Rockets ideas: Become a publisher
• Make your own joke book. Collect jokes and riddles from your family and friends.
• Cut out pictures from an old magazine or catalog. Write a story about them.
• Create a rebus story (a story that uses pictures to represent words). Write a short story, and then substitute pictures (that you draw or cut out) for some of the words.
• Start a round-robin story. Write the beginning, then ask friends to add to it until it has an ending.
Click on the picture below to make plastic milk. There are all sorts of great experiments you can try at Joey Green’s Mad Scientist Experiments.
This week try a new game from Funschool.com. Add, subtract, and multiply numbers fast in Math Popper. The objective of the game is to pop the balloons with the correct answer before time runs out!
Click the link below to see a great video about chimps using tools!