Photo by Tom Burkert via Wikimedia Commons Elwood Patchnik here as a guest blogger with some of my exciting travels! As I was traveling around New York, I met up with a new friend, a snapping turtle named Fred. He told me all about the 1964 World’s Fair held in New York. He
Photo source: NASA via Wikimedia Commons Hi there! My name is Dante, and I’m a Florida panther. As ADPP’s guest blogger this month, I am honored to tell you about something I learned during my recent visit to NASA, right here in Florida, my home state. I was fascinated to learn about the International Space Station.
Hello! Jefferson Eagle here! I have been so excited to learn more about Black History Month, that I have spent some time looking at books. You know me, I love books! I have learned so much about the Civil Rights Movement in America I thought I would share a few fun facts with you. On
Hello! Jefferson Eagle here with an update on my travels. I found myself in St. Joseph, Missouri listening to some wonderful jazz music. While enjoying some of America’s amazing music history, I met Lincoln, a Bluebird. He told me all about the Pony Express! If you think I’m fast, you should learn about the
Hello Destination Pen Pals and Adventurers! I have been reading up on religious freedom here in America and I have learned some interesting things. Here in America, our citizens are allowed the freedom to practice any religion they choose. We are a nation built on the idea that people should have the freedom to choose.
Photo by Herman Hiller: New York World-Telegram & Sun Hello Destination Pen Pals! Kids, parents and grandparents alike…It’s Jefferson Eagle! As I made my way through Alabama on a recent traveling adventure, I found a women in history that helped shape this great country. I ran into Scout, a Black Bear. She told me about this
Hello Fellow Pen Pals and Adventurers! This month we celebrate Paul Revere. Like most people, you may know Paul Revere from the famous poem, Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The poem made him a national folk hero for his famous ride to Lexington. On his ride to Lexington, he successfully warned two of
Hello My Destination Pen Pals! It is no secret that here at America’s Destination Pen Pals we love America’s National Parks. As a matter of fact, our national parks are some of our favorite places to learn about America’s natural beauty, history and even some really cool fun facts! So, you might be asking “What
America’s Stories 109 Forgotten American Heroes: This book is a compilation of America’s most incredible and little known heroes. It includes stories about these individuals contributions, inventions, wisdom, courage and ingenuity. A Child’s Story of America: Children learn about figures in early & recent American history. American Heroes: This is Barnes & Noble’s link to children’s
Ways to Support Military as a Family/Resources for Military Families Operation We Are Here: This is an amazing resource for military and non-military! It is a comprehensive resource with an online community and information about how American citizens, communities and churches can support and encourage our military community. Caring With Meals: This is a
Board Games All About America American Trivia Junior: This is game is a fun and informative way for kids to learn about he United States. Ages 9 and up (but it is written for all levels to enjoy). For the family, look for American Trivia Family-Ages 9 and up. For teens, look also for American
Bullying has become a significant concern in the U.S. As parents and educators, we need to be on the same page and support one another in the anti-bullying movement. Please find resources below to help you become an advocate for your child, as well as others. Together, we can make a difference. BULLYING RESOURCES/SITES: Books