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This back to school blog post is for the teachers of my little sister, Charlotte. On August 31st, she will start kindergarten. Since I won't be at the school where Charlotte is going, I thought I would write a list of "Char-isms" for her teachers, in case they need help while I am not there because let's face it, she IS sort of a handful. Hehehehehe!
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Why Do We Wonder?Lily
what is a pangolin?Ibrahim
what is the point of lifeMisss
do sugar gliders really bark?jadyn
If people can't see air, can fish see water?Lori
why is school a thing?lewkus
What is the best strategy for chess?caleb
Who was the greatest emperor everMax
When will the world end?Olivia
The history of stop motion.Lily
who is the best hockey goalie in the NHL?ahser
when will the world end???Hannah
How Do Trees Produce PaperBrian
who invented the alphabetRama
why are laydybugs redShawna
What is mathElla
why do we go to school five days a week instead of sevenOwen
Why Do We Get Annoyed?Sabrina
who is the craziest person in the worldcarter
How did Amelia Earhart die?LILA
how fast can a tiger goLILA
What is the amount of time that an average person is on electronics?Chelsea
is god realhaileigh
Why are kids mean to there parentsDeasia
is water wet?sebby
Is the Earth completely round?Ava
What is best police stashionsjovian
why do people poopsally
what is the most isolated planet in the galaxy?Adriel
Who has the strongest army in the world?Ty
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
how was water created
Do girls remember their dreams more often than boys and if yes, why?
Lance — Louisville, KY
Can you mix water and air completly?
Why do Olympians bite their medals?
Sam — Glen Allen, VA
How does weeds grow?
Rafiul — Sydney, AL
How many animals are on earth?
helaina — clearwater, FL
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