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Don’t Walk!

by Tania Staniscia

One day a friend and I stayed after school to help our teacher tidy the classroom. When we finished wiping the chalkboard, I told my friend I would walk home with her even though it wasn’t my usual route.

My mom cautioned me never to walk the direction my friend lived, because it was a high traffic area. Despite her warning, I ignored Mom’s advice. Continue reading

Little Ozzy

by Raquel

My name is Raquel and this is our dog, Ozzy. He is a Yorkshire Terrier. We got him when he was 10 weeks old and now he is five months. Both his dad and brother live on our block. Before we got Ozzy we had a fish, hamster and a few frogs. When we heard that Ozzy’s mom had puppies, we asked if we could go see them. We weren’t expecting to buy one. Continue reading

Soft Pretzels

If you have a breadmaker in your kitchen, you’ll want to try this recipe! It is easy and really fun to prepare! The pretzels are lightly sweet with a crisp outside and a soft inside. The recipe makes 16 medium-sized pretzels that fit nicely on two cookie sheets.

Recipe

  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsps sugar
  • 1 Tbsp bread-machine yeast
  • raisins (optional)
  • Glaze: 1 egg white & 1 Tbsp water
  • Topping: ½ cup sugar & 1 tsp cinnamon

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Eat, Jump & Grow!

Cam the Carrot is off to a good start for spring weather! He hopes these fun ways to think about your health will help you enjoy this time of year even more!

1. Eat Fresh Fruit

The warmer weather and extra sunshine will naturally raise your energy! Enjoy eating fresh fruit daily to get all those super antioxidants and minerals in your system. Continue reading

Draw a Platypus!

Have you ever tried to draw a platypus before? They are a very unusual animal that would be interesting to learn more about and draw a picture of. You can also draw a picture of someone you know or even yourself! See some ideas below of other images you could draw. Continue reading

Fandango’s Laugh #4

Mis amigos! It’s your friend, Fandango! Here’s a joke I received from Seth, Age 5. Knock Knock? Who’s there? Gorilla. Gorilla who? Gorilla of my dreams! Ha-kawaka-kakakaka…  not sure I get that one, but let’s laugh anyways! Thanks Seth and remember to keep sending in your jokes! Hasta Luego!

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