# Explore the World of Astronomy with NASA!

August 17th, 2021

StarChild

NASA created this website to introduce kids to astronomy through colorful, animated pictures and interesting text accompanied by audio narration.

• Solar System – Sun, Moon, Planets, and more
• Universe – Galaxy, Stars, Black Holes, and more
• Space Stuff – Astronauts, Space Travel, Hubble, and more

Each section has audio or video and activities such as Planet TicTacToe, Moonlight Madness, Draw a Space Shuttle, and more.

There is also a Glossary – to look up the definitions of words used on the site.

# Math at Play Kids Games

July 29th, 2019

It’s Monday, July 29, 2019, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

PlayKidsGames.com – Math Games

Age Range: 4-12 (Grades PreK-8, with parental supervision)

At this website, you’ll find a variety of fun, interactive games designed to help kids learn and practice their math skills.

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of games that include:

• Space Shuttle Launch: You chose whether to work on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a random assortment of them all. You also get to choose your level: Easy, Medium, or Hard. Every time you answer a math question correctly, you get to watch your rocket ship launch successfully and reach the moon.
• Save the Math Apples: Answer the math questions correctly and the monkey can get the apples safely across the river. One misstep, though, and the hungry crocodile gets a snack!
• Seahorse Counting: Count the seahorses and click on the correct corresponding number. Great for young children learning to recognize their numbers.
• Robot Calculator: Type in the correct answers to the math questions that appear on the calculator screen to make your robot very happy.
• Math Pinball: Shoot the ball and hit it with the paddles; watch it bounce all around inside the pinball machine. Each time the pinball successfully ricochets off of the components of a math question, you need to answer it correctly before you can continue the game. Complete with sound effects.
• Calculator Quizzer: The questions appear vertically (in the Robot Calculator they appear horizontally).

But that’s not all! There are other subjects also available at this site. Just click on the button of your choice at the top including:

• Alphabet
• Memory
• Vocabulary
• Geography
• Arts

And more!

NOTE: You’ll need Flash and/or Java installed to play the games.

# Practice Math with Games

April 8th, 2019

It’s Monday, April 8, 2019, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Play Kids Games

Age Range: 4-12 (Grades PreK-8, with parental supervision)

At this website, you’ll find a variety of fun, interactive games designed to help kids learn and practice their math skills.

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of games that include:

• Space Shuttle Launch: You choose whether to work on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a random assortment of them all. You also get to choose your level: Easy, Medium, or Hard. Every time you answer a math question correctly, you get to watch your rocket ship launch successfully and reach the moon.
• Save the Math Apples: Answer the math questions correctly and the monkey can get the apples safely across the river. One misstep, though, and the hungry crocodile gets a snack!
• Seahorse Counting: Count the seahorses and click on the correct corresponding number. Great for young children learning to recognize their numbers.
• Robot Calculator: Type in the correct answers to the math questions that appear on the calculator screen to make your robot very happy.
• Math Pinball: Shoot the ball and hit it with the paddles; watch it bounce all around inside the pinball machine. Each time the pinball successfully ricochets off the components of a math question, you need to answer it correctly before you can continue the game. Complete with sound effects.
• Math Tunnel Blaster: Shoot the correct answers to make your way through the walls and through the tunnel.
• Calculator Quizzer: The questions appear vertically (in the Robot Calculator they appear horizontally).

But that’s not all! There are other subjects available at this site. Just click on the button of your choice at the top including:

• Alphabet
• Memory
• Vocabulary
• Geography
• Arts

And more!

# Learn about the Universe (ages 5-13)

November 27th, 2018

It’s Tuesday, November 27, 2018, and time for Science at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

StarChild

Age Range: 5-13 (Grades 1-8, with parental supervision)

• Solar System – Sun, Moon, Planets, and more
• Universe – Galaxy, Stars, Black Holes, and more
• Space Stuff – Astronauts, Space Travel, Hubble, and more

Each section has audio or video and activities such as Planet Tic Tac Toe, Moonlight Madness, Draw a Space Shuttle, and more.

There is also a Glossary – to look up the definitions of words used on the site.

Next week we will review the NASA site for older children, “Imagine the Universe.”

# Math at Play Kids Games

April 4th, 2016

It’s Monday, April 4, 2016, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

PlayKidsGames.com

Age Range: 4-13 (Grades Pre-K-8, with parental supervision)

At this website, you’ll find a variety of fun, interactive games designed to help kids learn and practice their math skills.

When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of games that include:

• Space Shuttle Launch: You choose whether to work on addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a random assortment of them all. You also get to choose your level: Easy, Medium, or Hard. Every time you answer a math question correctly, you get to watch your rocket ship launch successfully and reach the moon.
• Save the Math Apples: Answer the math questions correctly and the monkey can get the apples safely across the river. One misstep, though, and the hungry crocodile gets a snack!
• Seahorse Counting: Count the seahorses and click on the correct corresponding number. Great for young children learning to recognize their numbers.
• Robot Calculator: Type in the correct answers to the math questions that appear on the calculator screen to make your robot very happy.
• Math Pinball: Shoot the ball and hit it with the paddles; watch it bounce all around inside the pinball machine. Each time the pinball successfully ricochets off of the components of a math question, you need to answer it correctly before you can continue the game. Complete with sound effects.
• Math Tunnel Blaster: Shoot the correct answers to make your way through the walls and through the tunnel.
• Calculator Quizzer: The questions appear vertically (in the Robot Calculator they appear horizontally).

But that’s not all! There are other subjects also available at this site. Just click on the button of your choice at the top including:

• Alphabet
• Memory
• Vocabulary
• Geography
• Arts

# Paper Modeling for Art and More

May 23rd, 2015

It’s Saturday, May 23, 2015, and time for Art at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Enter the world of card modeling (or paper modeling) with the free models available at this website. Using paper to create models is a centuries-old and challenging hobby. With the advent of home computers, internet, and printers, this hobby created increased interest.
• Airplanes
• Airships
• Spacecraft
• Rockets
• Buildings
• Land Vehicles
• Ships
• Fictional Items
• And more.
Each model provides a skill level so that visitors can select those that they find appropriate for their experience. A good paper model to start with would be the Canada Post Letter Box which is a skill level 1/5. Each model page provides a brief description of the subject and a link to see photos of the finished project as well as the downloadable files with instructions and the parts to create your model. Some models include:
• Skill level 2
• FMX-4 Facetmobile
• RVT Re-Usable Rocket
• World War II Airfield Buildings
• Eurotunnel Shuttle Locomotive
• Skill level 3
• Concorde
• Graf Zeppelin
• Cardington Airship Shed
• Titanic
• Skill level 4
• N-1 Rocket Booster