Make Your Own Sword!

Ever since I was in first grade, I have had a very strong interest in swords. I amused myself for years making small wooden swords by nailing two pieces of wood together in a cross shape. I had a ball with these for about five years, but soon I started to want make a sword... Continue Reading →

Emilia and the Mustard of Christmas

“I want to do the mustard,” Renzo said. “No,” Emilia said. “You can watch.” Emilia was helping Nana make Christmas dinner. This dinner wasn't a turkey with stuffing. It was sandwiches -- a whole table full! Emilia was in the kitchen in the church basement, making a free Christmas dinner for homeless people. First Nana... Continue Reading →

Corpus Christi

Yesterday was the feast of Corpus Christi, which is Latin for "Body of Christ". We celebrated the gift of the Eucharist. Although the Eucharist looks like bread and wine, It is really the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ. Jesus promised He would give us Himself as the bread of life. I am the living bread... Continue Reading →

Magnets and Their Poles

Magnets are used in many things. Compasses, engines, generators, and even some of your favorite toys use magnets. The whole Earth is surrounded by a gigantic magnetic field with north and south poles! In fact, every magnet has a north pole and a south pole. These are the two ends of the magnet. The north... Continue Reading →

The Wind and the Sun

The Wind and the Sun were disputing which was the stronger. Suddenly they saw a traveller coming down the road, and the Sun said: "I see a way to decide our dispute. Whichever of us can cause that traveller to take off his cloak shall be regarded as the stronger. You begin." So the Sun... Continue Reading →

The Nurse and the Wolf

"Be quiet now," said an old Nurse to a child sitting on her lap. "If you make that noise again I will throw you to the Wolf." Now it chanced that a Wolf was passing close under the window as this was said. So he crouched down by the side of the house and waited.... Continue Reading →

The Selfish Giant

Every afternoon, as they were coming from school, the children used to go and play in the Giant’s garden. It was a large lovely garden, with soft green grass. Here and there over the grass stood beautiful flowers like stars, and there were twelve peach-trees that in the spring-time broke out into delicate blossoms of... Continue Reading →

Pysanky: Easter Eggs Like You’ve Never Seen

Everyone likes Easter eggs. What kind of eggs did you hunt this Easter? Did they look like this? Or maybe this? Well, what if they looked like this? Have you ever seen such amazing Easter eggs? It's hard to believe they're really eggs. But they are. People paint these extraordinary designs on ordinary, fragile eggs. They've been... Continue Reading →

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