Thursday, December 26

The Alphabet

A ~ you're adorable
B ~ you're so beautiful
C ~ you're a cutie full of charms
D ~ you're a darling
E ~ you're exciting
F ~ you're a feather in my arms
G ~ you look good to me
H ~ you're so heavenly
I ~ you're the one I idolize
J ~ we're like Jack and Jill
K ~ you're so kissable
L ~ you're the lovelight in my eyes

M, N, O, P . . . I could go on all day . . .
Q, R, S, T . . . alphabetically speaking, you're OK!

U ~ make my life complete
V ~ means you're very sweet

W, X, Y, Z
It's fun to wander through the alphabet with you to tell you what you mean to me!

Sunday, November 10

vowels

Strengths is the longest word in the English language that has just one vowel.
english vowels

Tuesday, October 8

black cats

In England and Japan, black cats are considered good luck.

black cats good luck england japan

Monday, September 2

abbreviation

How come the word abbreviation is so long?( ̄□ ̄)
abbreviation

Saturday, August 17

American English and British English

(without a 'u')
usa us american
(with a 'u')
uk british
colorcolour
favorfavour
flavorflavour
odorodour
humorhumour
rumorrumour
honorhonour
laborlabour
harborharbour
neighborneighbour
parlorparlour
vigorvigour
rigorrigour
demeanordemeanour
moldmould
saviorsaviour
clamorclamour
sulfursulphur
tumortumour
vaporvapour

Wednesday, August 7

math & palindrome

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

mathematics math palindrome

Friday, June 21

trunk

What do cars and elephants have in common?
They both have trunks.

cars elephants

Tuesday, June 18

Alphabet Poem

pieA was an apple pie;
B bit it,
C cut it,
D dealt it,
E eats it,
F fought for it,
G got it,
H had it,
I inspected it,
J jumped for it,
K kept it,
L longed for it,
M mourned for it,
N nodded at it,
O opened it,
P peeped in it,
Q quartered it,
R ran for it,
S stole it,
T took it,
U upset it,
V viewed it,
W wanted it,
X, Y, Z and ampersand
All wished for a piece in hand.

Thursday, May 23

jump rope

What do you get if you cross a kangaroo and a snake?
A jump rope.

jump rope skipping kangaroo snake

Friday, May 17

bees' colors (colours)

Fun Fact: Bees can be green, blue, or red in addition to yellow.
cubes dice blocks colors colours yellow green blue red

Saturday, April 6

qu /kw/

Qu are always together and we say they are married.

qu phonics

Friday, March 15

Traditional Irish Folk Blessing

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm on your face,
The rain fall softly on your fields,
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

Tuesday, March 5

Languages

languages world Nearly 7,000 languages are spoken worldwide.

Thursday, February 28

English Language

English words

There are more than 250,000 words in the English language.

Wednesday, January 30

Chinese New Year

Traditional Chinese Nursery Rhyme

You'll find whenever the New Year comes
The Kitchen God will want some plums.
The girls will want some flowers new;
The boys will want firecrackers, too.
A new felt cap will please papa,
And a sugar cake for dear mama.

Friday, January 18

Wednesday, January 16

Tongue Twister

"The storm starts
when the drops start dropping.
When the drops stop dropping
then the storm starts stopping."
Dr. Seuss

Sunday, January 6

Languages

languages● The three largest languages in the world by native speakers:

(1) Chinese (Mandarin)

(2) Spanish

(3) English

● The country with the most official languages is the Republic of South Africa with 11.