Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

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Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


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List Content

A Very Cool Place

  • palace -- the home of a ruler; a large, expensive house
  • beauty -- a pleasing quality
  • visitors -- people staying in a different place for a while
  • creeps -- moves slowly and sneakily
  • pure -- not mixed with anything
  • furniture -- large, useful household articles

Animal Fact and Fable

  • rapidly -- fast; quickly
  • expects -- thinks; supposes
  • label -- a piece of cloth, paper, or other material fastened to something that gives information about it
  • bother -- to give trouble; annoy
  • attack -- to begin to fight agaist
  • temperature -- degree of heat or cold

Big Blue Whale

  • mammal -- warm blooded animal that feeds its young with milk and has hair and a backbone
  • vast -- very great in size; huge
  • calm -- no moving; still
  • adult -- having grown to full size; mature
  • feast -- to eat heartily
  • swallow -- to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat

Cactus Hotel

  • ribs -- the bones that curve around the heart and lungs; a part that supports
  • treat -- an especailly pleasant event or food
  • tough -- strong, not easy to cut or damage
  • insects -- bugs; small animals without a backbone
  • discovered -- found
  • remains -- is left when something is over or goes

Champions of the World

  • score -- the number of points made in a game
  • wrap -- to cover something by winding something around it or folding something over it
  • celebrated -- gave special notice to a happy occasion
  • cork -- the light springy wood of a certain tree
  • fans -- people who admire a famous person or group or activity
  • pitcher -- the player who throws the ball to the batter in baseball

City Green

  • heap -- a collection of things piled together
  • area -- a particular space, region, or section
  • halfway -- to or at half the distiance, partial
  • schedule -- a list of times, events, or things to do
  • stems -- the main parts of a plant that support the leaves and flowers
  • excitement -- the condition of being stirred up

Cloudy with a Chance of..

  • report -- a complete description or statement
  • brief -- not very long; short
  • periods -- portions of time
  • gradual -- moving or changing slowly
  • avoid -- to keep away from
  • frequently -- happening often

Do Animals Think?

  • communicate -- to exchange feelings, thoughts, or information
  • solve -- find the answer to
  • social -- liking to be with others; friendly
  • brain -- the mass of nerves in the head that is the center of thought, memory, learning, and emotion
  • subject -- something thought or talked about
  • crafty -- clever in deceiving, cunning

Dream Wolf

  • buffalo -- a large, shaggy, wild ox
  • ripe -- fully grown or developed
  • herds -- a group of animals living together
  • echoes -- sounds that are repeated
  • darkness -- a time of no, or very little light
  • shelter -- to protect

Grandfather's Journey

  • surrounded -- to have something on all sides of
  • towering -- rising high up in the air
  • journey -- a long trip
  • astonished -- surprised ver much; amazed
  • enormous -- extremely large
  • scattered -- thrown or spread in differend directions

In my Family

  • dozens -- groups of 12; lots of something
  • encouraging -- giving courage, hope, or confidence to; urging on
  • members -- people or animals that belong to a group
  • designed -- made a plan, drawing, or outline of; made a pattern for
  • relatives -- people who belong to the same family
  • comforting -- easing to sorrow or pain of someone

J.J.'s Big Day

  • switched -- made a change
  • gain -- to add on
  • clams -- a kind of shellfish that is good to eat
  • experts -- people who have special knowledge about a subject
  • powdered -- made of very fine particles
  • compared -- examined to learn about similarities and differences

Lon Po Po

  • claws -- sharp nails on feet or hands
  • furious -- very angery
  • route -- road or way to somewhere
  • paced -- walked back and forth
  • disguised -- changed in appearance
  • delighted -- feeling great pleasure

Max Malone

  • cents -- pennies, 100 cents equals a dollar
  • scene -- a part of an act in a movie or play
  • section -- part
  • including -- together with
  • ceiling -- the top of a room
  • eager -- wanting very much to do something

Moses Goes to a Concert

  • conductor -- a person who leads a group of musicians as they play music
  • ill -- sick or not feeling well
  • instrument -- an object used to make music
  • concert -- a performance or show where music is played
  • musician -- a person who plays an instrument or sings
  • orchestra -- a large group of musicians who work with a conductor

Opt: An Illusionary Tale

  • within -- inside
  • length -- the distance from one end to the other
  • gift -- a present
  • royal -- belonging to a king or queen or a member or the royal family
  • straighten -- to make something straight
  • guard -- a person who protects a person or place

Pecos Bill

  • invented -- made or thought of for the first time, created
  • wilderness -- a place in nature where no people live
  • located -- put or settled in a particular place
  • stumbled -- tripped or walked in a clumsy way
  • combine -- to join together, mix
  • prairie -- flat or rolling land covered by grass and few or no trees

Phoebe and the Spelling B

  • unusual -- not common or ordinary; rare
  • embarrass -- to make someone feel shy or ashamed
  • legend -- a story passed down that many believe, though it may not be completely true
  • continue -- to go on after stopping
  • correct -- having no mistakes
  • groaning -- making a deep sad sound

Pure Power!

  • energy -- the capacity for doing work
  • future -- happening in the time after the present
  • model -- a person or thing that is a good example of something that is copied
  • pollution -- harmful materials such as certain chemicals, gases, and wastes that make the air, water, or soil dirty
  • entire -- whole
  • produce -- to make or create something

Spiders at Work

  • struggles -- makes a great effort
  • serious -- dangerous
  • capture -- to catch or hold a person, animal or thing
  • liquid -- a form of matter, such as water or milk, that is not a gas or solid and con be poured
  • ruin -- to destroy
  • skills -- powers or abilities to do things

The Bat Boy and His ...

  • equipment -- things that are provided for a particular use; supplies
  • invisable -- impossible to see; not visible
  • talented -- having a lot of ability
  • mistakes -- things done incorrectly; errors
  • perform -- to sing, act, or do something in public that requires skill
  • accept -- to recieve or admit; to welcome

The Koala Catchers

  • rescuers -- people who save you from danger
  • starve -- to die from lack of food
  • crate -- a wooden box
  • snug -- fitting closely
  • strip -- to make something bare
  • loops -- makes a circle

The Little Painter of..

  • shallow -- not deep
  • miserable -- very unhappy
  • blossoms -- flowers on a tree or plant
  • faded -- having lost color or brightness
  • dawn -- the first light in the morning, daybreak
  • imaginary -- made up in the mind

The Many Lives of Ben...

  • hero -- a person who is looked up to by others
  • experiment -- a test used to discover or prove something
  • curious -- eager to learn about things that are new, strange, or interesting
  • advice -- an idea about how to solve a problem or how to act in a situation
  • scientific -- having to do with, or used in, science
  • discuss -- to talk over or speak about

The Patchwork Quilt

  • costume -- clothes worn in order to look like someone or something else
  • pattern -- how colors, shapes, or lines are arranged or repeated in some order or design
  • anxious -- eager
  • examined -- looked at closely and carefully, checked
  • attic -- the space just below the roof of a house
  • gazed -- look at something for a long time

The Sun the Wind and...

  • peaks -- pointed ends or top parts of something, especially mountains
  • flowed -- moved like a liquid, like a steam of water
  • handful -- the amount of something that fits in your hand
  • canyons -- long, narrow valleys between high hills or mountains
  • traded -- gave away something to get something else
  • grains -- tiny bits

The Terrible EEK

  • completely -- in every way or detail
  • motion -- movement or action
  • reply -- something said, written, or done in answer
  • humans -- men, women, and children; persons
  • meal -- the food eaten or prepared for eating at one time
  • weight -- the amount of heaviness of a person or thing

Two Bad Ants

  • whirling -- turning quickly around and around; spinning fast
  • kingdom -- a country ruled by a king or queen
  • bitter -- having a strong, often unpleasant taste
  • gripped -- held tightly
  • vanished -- disappeared; went suddenly out of sight
  • crystal -- a clear, often rock-like form that is created when a substance changes into a solid

Web Wonders

  • crops -- plants grown by farmers
  • hatch -- to come out of an egg
  • earthquake -- a shaking of the earth cause by underground movements
  • woven -- formed by interlaced threads
  • soldiers -- people who serve in an army
  • respect -- approval

Wilbur's Boast

  • conversation -- talk between two or more persons
  • hesitated -- waited or stopped because of uncertainty
  • considering -- keeping in mind
  • seized -- held or grabbed
  • boasting -- talking too much or bragging about oneself
  • interrupted -- stopped a person from acting or speaking
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