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!

Word Find

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

  • pure -- not mixed with anything
  • furniture -- large, useful household articles
  • 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

Animal Fact and Fable

  • attack -- to begin to fight agaist
  • temperature -- degree of heat or cold
  • 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

Big Blue Whale

  • swallow -- to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat
  • 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

Cactus Hotel

  • discovered -- found
  • remains -- is left when something is over or goes
  • 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

Champions of the World

  • fans -- people who admire a famous person or group or activity
  • pitcher -- the player who throws the ball to the batter in baseball
  • 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

City Green

  • stems -- the main parts of a plant that support the leaves and flowers
  • excitement -- the condition of being stirred up
  • 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

Cloudy with a Chance of..

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

Do Animals Think?

  • subject -- something thought or talked about
  • crafty -- clever in deceiving, cunning
  • 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

Dream Wolf

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

Grandfather's Journey

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

In my Family

  • relatives -- people who belong to the same family
  • comforting -- easing to sorrow or pain of someone
  • 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

J.J.'s Big Day

  • powdered -- made of very fine particles
  • compared -- examined to learn about similarities and differences
  • 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

Lon Po Po

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

Max Malone

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

Moses Goes to a Concert

  • orchestra -- a large group of musicians who work with a conductor
  • 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

Opt: An Illusionary Tale

  • guard -- a person who protects a person or place
  • 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

Pecos Bill

  • combine -- to join together, mix
  • prairie -- flat or rolling land covered by grass and few or no trees
  • 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

Phoebe and the Spelling B

  • correct -- having no mistakes
  • groaning -- making a deep sad sound
  • 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

Pure Power!

  • entire -- whole
  • produce -- to make or create something
  • 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

Spiders at Work

  • ruin -- to destroy
  • skills -- powers or abilities to do things
  • 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

The Bat Boy and His ...

  • perform -- to sing, act, or do something in public that requires skill
  • accept -- to recieve or admit; to welcome
  • 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

The Koala Catchers

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

The Little Painter of..

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

The Many Lives of Ben...

  • scientific -- having to do with, or used in, science
  • discuss -- to talk over or speak about
  • 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

The Patchwork Quilt

  • attic -- the space just below the roof of a house
  • gazed -- look at something for a long time
  • 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

The Sun the Wind and...

  • traded -- gave away something to get something else
  • grains -- tiny bits
  • 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

The Terrible EEK

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

Two Bad Ants

  • crystal -- a clear, often rock-like form that is created when a substance changes into a solid
  • 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

Web Wonders

  • soldiers -- people who serve in an army
  • respect -- approval
  • 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

Wilbur's Boast

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