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who invented Netflix ?natalie
how do mermaids have babiesnatalie
How many states have the coronavirus?natalie
are mermaids real??natalie
Who invented the computerKate
How will science effect the future?Izra
what is a black hole?Ari
what is Blockate?roblox
Who invented youtubesummer
what is the coronavirusalexia
What type of world languges are there?Riley
How long did Texans resist at the Alamo?Liliana
Am I a smart personRomen
why does stories just are stories that they end quickly and not realAngelina
Why does glass break when it gets hot?Jacob
What is a decimal of the fraction 2/3Gregorys
why do trees take forever to grow?Amelia
What city us Mont Blanc in?Deb
if you could talk with someone alive or dead who would it belollup
How many states have the coronavirus?Paris
How are animals madeMadelynn
Why do we have to grow upKenna
How do I save my zinnia plants if I planted the zinnias too close together?Santos
why is there a leap year every 4 years?Thomas
how many Pokemon are in the show Pokemonom
Who invented youtubeMadalyn
where did canue racing origanate?Thomas
why was the roman empire so sucsesful?Thomas
What is the smartest animal in the worldNina
can i be a mermaidolivia
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
What causes blindness?
Katherine — Owatonna, MN
How does weeds grow?
Rafiul — Sydney, AL
How many animals are on earth?
helaina — clearwater, FL
Why does a slinky get tangled so easily and is so hard to untangle?
Terry — Garner, NC
Why do we procrastinate?
Explore the World of Wonders
How Old Are Fairy Tales?
From Cinderella to The Three Little Pigs, Sleeping Beauty to Rapunzel, fairy tales have been a beloved part of literature throughout history — just ask any kid from 3 to 93. In fact, most of us know t...
What Bedtime Story Would You Tell?
The earliest forms of storytelling were spoken. Storytellers recited stories from memory. They may also have used hand gestures and facial expressions.
Who Invented the Alphabet?
No single person or culture invented the alphabet — it has evolved over centuries. In order to understand modern alphabets, we must take a trip back through time.
How Can Four Legs Help You Become a Better Reader?
Family pets may not have a lot to say, but they make great listeners. Children are typically less stressed when reading aloud knowing their four-legged audience is patient and nonjudgmental.
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