Friday, August 18, 2017

Fun Facts about Frogs

Fun Facts about Frogs

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Everyone knows that frogs hop and their babies are called tadpoles, but how much more do you know? We promise you’ll be able to share lots of interesting info about frogs by the time you finish this article! Frogs are part of a group known as amphibians. They are creatures who live two lives — […]

What Other Words are in SUBMARINE?

What Other Words are in SUBMARINE?

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                    AERSB is BEARS UASEM is AMUSE EISUBR is RUBIES SBAIN is BASIN BNMERU is NUMBER REIAMN is REMAIN SBAME is BEAMS RUISBE is BRUISE

Types of Waterways

Types of Waterways

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                              Answers: ERVIR is RIVER CNAEO is OCEAN ROOBK is BROOK ITELN is INLET SRTMEA is STREAM OAONGL is LAGOON HCLNAEN is CHANNEL EATUSYR is ESTUARY

Silly Sailing Superstitions!

Silly Sailing Superstitions!

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Ever since the first sailors stepped aboard a ship’s deck (always on the right foot), they have thought of the sea as a thing over which they had little control and even less understanding. To bolster their confidence, these seafarers built up a series of myths and superstitions over the centuries. They thought they were […]

Swim Smarts

Swim Smarts

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You may feel very comfortable being on a boat, but you’ll be a lot safer if you know how to swim. We don’t want to scare you, but kids who take swimming lessons (and wear life jackets everywhere but the cabin) cut their risk of drowning. While it’s great to have a parent or an […]

What Other Words are in SUNSCREEN?

What Other Words are in SUNSCREEN?

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          Answers: UERC is CURE ESCREU is RESCUE RSNUE is NURSE RSENEC is SCREEN REESCU is SECURE ENESR is SNEER

Keep Your Ears Open!

Keep Your Ears Open!

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Boaters need to be alert at all times. That’s more than just keeping our eyes open and looking everywhere. When traveling over the water, boaters need to listen, understand, and react to the sound signals from other boats. Like turn indicators and the horn on a car, sounds are the ways boaters tell others on […]

What Other Words Are in UNDERWATER?

What Other Words Are in UNDERWATER?

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                            DTEARR is TRADER ERNAEDWUR is UNDERWEAR EDNWRA is WANDER RETRUN is RETURN ARWRED is DRAWER DAWERR is REWARD TNAEWD is WANTED TAENE is EATEN

Wet & Witty

Wet & Witty

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Q: What kind of haircut does a cheap pirate captain get? A: A crew cut! Q:Where do fish sleep? A: In waterbeds. Q: What did the retired pirate become? A: An arrrrrrrrrrrrtist. Q: What grades are most popular in schools of fish? A: Anything below C. Q: Where do pirates anchor? A: In the harrrrrrbor. […]

What Are Other Words are in SANDCASTLE?

What Are Other Words are in SANDCASTLE?

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A Water-Filled World

A Water-Filled World

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If the person who named our planet Earth was being accurate, it would have a name that reflects how over 70 percent of the planet is water. What would you call it — Ocean, Liquid, Aqua, Water, or maybe Moisture? I’d probably go with the first choice, as most of all water on our planet […]

What Other Words are in SEAWATER?

What Other Words are in SEAWATER?

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Row or Paddle?

Row or Paddle?

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. If I say, “Quick! Name a rowing song” you’ll probably say “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” immediately. But can you name a song about paddling? I couldn’t think of one. Rowing is what we sing about, but paddling is probably what many of us do. That’s because the two words describe different actions in […]

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Make Summer Better in Winter

Make Summer Better in Winter

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  Boating season is in the future, so what can you possibly do to make it more fun now? Plenty! No matter how comfortable you feel on a boat, it is never smart to head out without knowing how to swim. We don’t mean practicing the doggie paddle in the hot tub — every kid […]

What Are Other Words are in SAFETY?

What Are Other Words are in SAFETY?

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No Days Off From Fun!

No Days Off From Fun!

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  The winter brings lots of days off from school. If they’re not filled with holiday activities or blizzards, a visit to one of Long Island’s many museums, historical sites, and nature centers is a lot of fun for the entire family. We’ve compiled a list of 15 places — these should keep you busy […]

What Are Other Words Meaning Funny?

What Are Other Words Meaning Funny?

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Color and Learn!

Color and Learn!

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There are apps for everyone and plenty of online games, but there’s still something satisfying about laying out a sheet of paper and coloring it in. We’ve compiled a list of free coloring pages for kids (and adults, too — no one is looking). The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has coloring pages on […]

What Other Words are in OCTOPUS?

What Other Words are in OCTOPUS?

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Ahoy — Jokes Ahead!

Ahoy — Jokes Ahead!

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Any day gets better when you can laugh. Here are 13 jokes so you can have the best day, ever! Q: What do you do with a sick boat? A: Take it to the doc! Q: Why did the little boat do whatever the big boats did? A: Pier pressure! Q: What time is it […]

What Other Words are in LAUGHTER?

What Other Words are in LAUGHTER?

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Do You Know Your Nautical Alphabet?

Do You Know Your Nautical Alphabet?

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In order to read this story, you’ve learned your everyday A, B, Cs. But did you know there’s another alphabet that ship captains and sea voyagers must know to read nautical flags? Alpha Bravo Charlie: The Complete Book of Nautical Codes by Sara Gillingham (published by Phaidon) is an awesome hardcover book that lets you […]

What Other Words are in NAUTICAL?

What Other Words are in NAUTICAL?

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The Starfish is No Fish!

The Starfish is No Fish!

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. If you’ve been tide-pooling in a rocky area, chances are good that you’ve come across a starfish or two. Since they aren’t fish at all, you may also know them as sea stars. Did you know that starfish share our shores with odd relatives with equally unusual bodies, like sand dollars, sea urchins, and […]

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Fun with Shells

Fun with Shells

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. Making ornaments out of shells can be great family entertainment when you gather shells at the beach and then when you assemble and paint them. Start by combing the beach, looking for unusual shells. Have an idea and pick up shells that fit it (I pick up scallop and clam shells for a classic […]

What Other Words are in CAPTAIN?

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Funny on Porpoise!

Funny on Porpoise!

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Tell these jokes to your friends and family… if they don’t think the jokes are as funny as we do, don’t tell anyone you heard them from us! What did the beach say to the seagull? Long tide, no sea! Why can’t you go out when it’s raining cats and dogs? You may step in […]

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