Posts Tagged ‘Fun’

Aug 29 2016

Animal of the week: A of Alpaca

Alpaca

Scienntific name: Vicugna pacos

Average Height: 2.7 – 3.2 ft. (Adult, At the withers)

Average Weight: 110 – 190 lbs (Adult)

Today we are learning about the alpaca which has been tamed and would be considered a farm animal in many areas.  An alpaca (Vicugna pacos) first came from South American.

The alpaca has long hair and is a mammal.  It is related to and looks like a llama.  It is used mostly for its wool.   There are two types of alpaca – the Surialpaca and the Huacaya alpaca

Occasionally you will find an alpaca in a zoo or on a farm.  They are fun to watch and touch

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Aug 19 2016

Animal of the week: A of Alligator

Scienntific name: Alligator

Mass: American alligator: 500 lbs, Chinese alligator: 79 lbs
Lifespan: American alligator: 30 – 50 years
Higher classification : Alligatorinae
Clutch size: American alligator: 20 – 50
Length:  American alligator: 11 – 15 ft., Chinese alligator: 4.9 ft
The nest can be up to ten feet (2.1 to 3 m) in diameter and up to three feet high. Around late June and early July, the female lays up to 90 eggs. The eggs are then covered with the vegetation nest through the 65-day incubation period.
When young, alligators eat fishinsectssnails, crustaceans, and worms. As they mature, they start eating larger animals, including larger fish such as gar, turtles, and various mammals,  coypu and muskrat, as well as birdsdeer, and other reptiles.
Their stomachs also often contain gizzard stones. Southern Florida is the only place where both alligators and crocodiles live together. American alligators live in freshwater environments, such as ponds, marshes, wetlands, rivers, lakes, and swamp environments.

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Aug 15 2016

Animal Jokes: At Home Part 1

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What kind of dog hands

out tickets?

A police dog!

 

Teacher: “If there are ten cats in a boat and one jumps out, how many are left?” Jeffrey: “None, they all were copycats!”

“It’s raining cats and dogs today.”

“I know. I just stepped into a poodle.”

 

A farmer riding a horse  saw a dog on the road. ” Good morning ” said the dog . “I didn’t known dogs could talk,”said the farmer out loud.Neither did I ,” said the horse.

Which dog always

knows what time it is?

A watch dog!

Laura was walking her dog.  A policeman came and asked, “Dose that dog have a license?” “He doesn’t need one” replied Laura. “He isn’t old enough to drive!”

When is it proper to serve milk in a saucer?

When you feed a cat!

Maria: “I’ve got a cat who can say his own name.”Emily: “That’s great. What’s your cats name?”

Maria: “Meow!”

What kind of dog  

dose a person bite?

A hot dog!

James: “I can yell ‘Spot Spot Spot’ all day and my dog won’t come to me. Darrell: “Why not?”

James: “His name is Fred!”

What’s the opposite

of cool cat? 

A hot dog

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Jul 27 2016

My Goat – Snowball

This is Snowball. He is my goat. I love him a lot. He is white with a little brown. He is looking at the camera and is curious!

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This is also Snowball in the snow he looks like a white baby buffalo in the snow.

Jul 22 2016

Fun Activity: Powder Snow

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Mike, Ashley, and Bradley gave my sister and I Insta-Snow Powder for our birthday!  It is AMAZING! My Mom, sister, and I played with it for hours. It was cool to play with snow inside. It was easy to make, you just add water.

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A cool messages that I made for my Mom in the snow.

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Playing in it. So much fun.