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Play hangman online

Hangman is a popular word game, usually played by two players with a pencil and paper. In our version of Interactive Hangman you play against the computer.

You can choose between five different themed games: Common Words, Phrases & Expressions, Movie Titles, Countries, and the Animal Kingdom. The computer will pick a word or phrase at random from that category, and display it as a series of dashes, representing letters.

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Storystarter for kids

This website provides 729 creative ideas and writer prompts for junior writers.  All of the story starters are randomly created.   This idea generator can be used for short stories, novels, plays, scripts, or just for fun.

How kids learn words: Are they paying attention to the speaker’s gaze?

Toddlers learn new words at an astonishing rate — an average, according to Steven Pinker, of over a word every two hours. Yet attempts to drill children to improve vocabulary are often frustrating. Kids seem to learn words better through observing the environment than they do by rote. So what exactly are they observing?

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Activity for kids – unscrambling words

Amelia Bedelia’s All Mixed Up!

Help her by unscrambling the words found in her stories.