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can you hipnotize a vampire?Valentina
Can You Actually Hypnotize Someone?Valentina
What are stars made of?Catherine
what are the different methods of growing plantsdestiny
Why does flowers smell good?kalie
Why do we have blink?Mikaela
How did people pick the names of numbers?Mikaela
What was the first app that was invented?Mikaela
who made the English dictonaryTaylor
What is pleasure?Laura
Why do dogs hair rise up when they get scared?Kendall
How do green screens work?Inaaya
Is Bigfoot real?Jack
whats the world record for the smallest adultjerry
Who was Lionel Messi?Jessica
how long is the univese?liam
When will people be able to go to marsGreg
Why do we have questions?Mikaela
do animals dream? why or why not?Isabella
How Are Volcanoes Formed?Aran
why do cats have tailsTaylor
why are zebras black and white?Blake
Are there any plants that cannot grow without soil?Valentina
Who was Lionel Messi?Danny
who made godabdriel
what is the fastest a human can walk without it becoming a jogDesmond
What will the future be likeIan
Can a autoimmune disease affect the way people learn?Emma
how many days dose it take for a cauctus to grow?Rowynn
When will the Coronavirus end?Aubree
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
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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?
Do you have a favorite bedtime story? Many kids enjoy reading with a family member before falling asleep. Some love to hear fairy tales. Others might prefer hero legends or ghost stories. Maybe you’re...
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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