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This is the House that Jack Built

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This colorful and lively video brings to life the favorite children’s rhyme. Jack’s house is like no other and its inhabitants are full of fun and surprises.

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Primary
Length: 
00:07
This is the House that Jack Built

The Pot that Juan Built

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In the style of the children’s rhyme “The House That Jack Built,” The Pot That Juan Built poetically tells the story of Mexico’s most famous potter, Juan Quezada.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
The Pot that Juan Built

Snowflake Bentley

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This Caldecott Medal winning book poetically reveals the life of the photographer and farmer, Wilson Bentley.  From the time he was a small boy, Willie was fascinated by snowflakes.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Snowflake Bentley

No Roses for Harry!

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Harry (Harry the Dirty Dog) is back and more fashion-conscious than ever. After receiving a comfy, but rose-covered, sweater from Grandma, Harry determines to lose it.

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Primary
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00:10
No Roses for Harry!

Dot the Fire Dog

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Dot is a Dalmatian who lives in a fire station. Sometimes she plays catch with one of her firefighter friends, while others play games, read a book, or cook spaghetti.

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Primary
Length: 
00:10
Dot the Fire Dog

I Lost My Bear

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Losing toys is never fun, especially when it’s your favorite and no one will help you find it.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:09
I Lost My Bear

Players in Pigtails

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People thought Katie Casey was an unusual girl.  She didn’t keep her clothes pressed or her room clean.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Players in Pigtails

Everyday Simple Machines (2007)

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A day does not go by without using simple machines. This program explores the six major types of simple machines with practical, colorful examples of each.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Everyday Simple Machines

M is for Mouse

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A is for Apple, R is for Ring. There's a first letter for all of these things. Link each object to its starting letter. As you find matches, your score will get better.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
10 min.
M is for Mouse

Something is Wrong!

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Something is Wrong! is an educational game based on the fairy tale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves". The game includes a story book of the tale, and a set of cards that correspond to pages in the book.

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Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Play Time: 
10 min.
Something is Wrong!

Telestrations

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Telestrations is designed for 4 to 8 players. As with the classic game "Telephone," the bigger the group, the more confusing -- and funny -- things can get. Gameplay requires little more than the included erasable markers and sketch books.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
10 min.
Telestrations

Rory's Story Cubes

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Rory’s Story Cubes are a remarkably simple and effective means for inspiring creative thinking and problem solving in all of us. Simply toss all the dice, examine each of the nine face-up images and let them guide your imagination through a story that begins with “Once upon a time…”.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Play Time: 
10 min.
Rory's Story Cubes

Tales of the Arabian Nights

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In this new edition of the groundbreaking storytelling game, you enter the lands of the Arabian Nights alongside Sinbad, Ali Baba, and other legendary heroes of the tales.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
120 min.
Tales of the Arabian Nights

Long Live the King

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The king is dying! Historically, in less civilized kingdoms, the reigning monarch had to worry about surviving first, and naming an heir second. However, in larger and more civilized kingdoms, power was often distributed among court nobles and the monarch was fairly stable.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
120 min.
Long Live the King

Quiddler

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The challenge is to arrange your entire hand into words. Draw and discard in turn. Try to use those high point letters, but don't get caught with them uncombined.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
20 min.
Quiddler

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