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This back to school blog post is for the teachers of my little sister, Charlotte. On August 31st, she will start kindergarten. Since I won't be at the school where Charlotte is going, I thought I would write a list of "Char-isms" for her teachers, in case they need help while I am not there because let's face it, she IS sort of a handful. Hehehehehe!
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Can we see sunlight?Ranjod
Why Fortnite Is The Highest Grossing Game EverEsme
Who came up with talking?Madison
Who really dicovered AmericaNick
What is the hardest estimated trick in soccerEsme
What is hell and the develBruno
why haven't cows been domesticated like horses?Mia
Are Fairy's RealBruno
Why When You Live in a Country You only want to know about it??Bruno
Is God Real????Bruno
What do glial cells in the brain look like?Nicky
Is a thumb a finger?coral
why was money invented ?kiellah
who invented the Calculatorsean
who invented bean bagsAlex
where is atlantisbella
Why can't dogs speak English?Lexi
Who is more powerful;king or queen?Scarlet
What is the longest word ever and what does it mean?Jen
What was the first language?Zoe
Why does your belly rumbleNatalie
Why do schools not change much? But the world has and is changing so rapidly?Emma
how do t-rex catch their food?Aimee
How can we live on Mars?Liam
Why do pitbulls have musels instead of other dogsJavier
How did the earth form?Nandini
what is a marine layerJackie
Are we going to run out of water soon?OLUWATOYIN
why are videogames so addicting?Cristengrace
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
Do girls remember their dreams more often than boys and if yes, why?
Lance — Louisville, KY
how was water created
Can you mix water and air completly?
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
How does weeds grow?
Rafiul — Sydney, AL
How many animals are on earth?
helaina — clearwater, FL
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