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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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How do you tubers make money?Max
Why light travels faster in vacuum?Answer
is dirt worm poopsavannah
Why Is fortnite so addictive?Elliot
how does pollution happen?kylei
Is Friday the 13th really unluckyJacob
Is Friday the 13TH really unluckyJacob
How Are Zits Created?Emory
Did Aesop Really Write Down His Fables?Emory
Why do dogs bark?Kate
How do scientists know that their theories are correct?Sienna
Why Dinasours were called "Dinasours"?Monica
are penguins and puffins relateds
why is America called the U.S.A?Alice
How many wonders does Wonderopolis get a dayMaxwell
What makes a star shine?Mysha
who invented the zipper?Sandra
is popping your knuckles bad for youCaroline
What are the different parts of our brainWillow
Why do most Japanese people have black hair?Annabell
Who is "Jake Paul"Someone
What was the first thing in the world and how did it get there?Someone
are monsters realChani
how was the titanic builtowen
When was kpop createdSamantha
Is dirt worm poop?Shylah
How many demons are there in the worldDakota
how did the dab startDominck
What is narutoBrandon
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
Explore the World of Wonders
How Old Are Fairy Tales?
From Cinderella to The Three Little Pigs, Sleeping Beauty to Rapunzel, fairy tales have been a beloved part of literature throughout history — just ask any kid from 3 to 93. In fact, most of us know t...
What Bedtime Story Would You Tell?
The earliest forms of storytelling were spoken. Storytellers recited stories from memory. They may also have used hand gestures and facial expressions.
Who Invented the Alphabet?
No single person or culture invented the alphabet — it has evolved over centuries. In order to understand modern alphabets, we must take a trip back through time.
How Can Four Legs Help You Become a Better Reader?
Family pets may not have a lot to say, but they make great listeners. Children are typically less stressed when reading aloud knowing their four-legged audience is patient and nonjudgmental.
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