Kids Corner Text Version
SeaComm Kids Corner
4th Edition 2021
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World's Largest Snowperson
In 2008 Bethel, Maine became the home of the world's tallest snowperson according to the Guinness World Records. The snowwoman was named in honor of Olympia Snowe, a U.S. Senator representing the state of Maine. Olympia measured 122 feet 1 inch in height and 13 million pounds of snow were used to build her. She was only a few feet shorter than the Statue of Liberty. Olympia weighed 13,000,000 pounds, had two 5-foot wreaths for eyes, had 16 snow skis for eyelashes, lips were made of 5 red car tires, chicken wire and painted cheesecloth made of the 8-foot long nose. Two 30-foot tall spruce trees were used for the arms, three 5-foot wide truck tires made up the buttons, her fleece hat was 48 feet wide, and 2,000 feet of rope used for her hair. Olympia also had a 130 foot scarf!
INSIDE: FUN FACTS, A WINTER WORD SEARCH & MORE!
Work Hard And Go For The Savings Goal!
If you play sports or video games, or have hobbies like reading, writing or playing music, you understand the importance of goals. You have to work hard and stay focused to challenge yourself. It's no different when it comes to saving money. Learning the skills to save, having control of your money, and sticking with your game plan are all part of winning. These simple tips will help you reach your savings goal, every time:
- Save in your SeaComm Moola Moola account.
- Create a savings journal to write down your spending habits. How much do you spend? What do you spend it on? This will help you figure out ways to save and earn more money, and spend less. Maybe you can earn more by doing more chores, or spend less on extras.
- Reward yourself each week for reaching your savings goals. Make it something special like a new game or your favorite candy!
Did You Know?
- Horses and cows sleep standing up, but when it comes to deep sleep (REM sleep), they lie down just like the rest of us.
- The ostrich holds the title to laying the largest eggs of any living animal on the planet.
- The average housefly lives only 2 to 3 weeks.
- Instead of bones, sharks have a skeleton made from cartilage.
- Rhino horns are composed of a fibrous protein called keratin, which is the same substance found in human fingernails!
“When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.” -Unknown
Interesting Facts About The Penny:
- The U.S. Mint's official name for the Penny is "Cent" and the U.S. Treasury's official name is "One Cent Piece."
- The first Official U.S. One Cent Piece produced in 1787 is commonly known as the Fugio Cent, designed by Benjamin Franklin.
- In 1909, Teddy Roosevelt introduced the Lincoln Cent to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 16th U.S. president's birth.
Just for Laughs
Question: What do snowmen call their kids?
Moola's Winter Word Search
- ICE SKATES
- HOT COCOA
Popsicle Stick & Twigs Christmas Tree Ornament
- Craft popsicle sticks
- Twigs (make sure the twigs are dry)
- White school glue or hot glue & hot glue gun
- Yarn or ribbon
- Star for top of tree
- Sequins, buttons, or other decorations
How To Make
- Collect some dry twigs, making sure they are dry.
- Break up the twigs or cut with scissors to make different lengths. Line them up to make a triangle shape tree. Set the twigs on the popsicle stick to see what the tree looks like.
- Apply a generous amount of glue along 3/4 of the popsicle stick. Glue down the broken twigs starting with the smallest at the top, adding larger ones to get your tree shape. Let it dry completely.
- Cut a 5" piece of yarn or ribbon and glue to the backside of the popsicle stick.
- Using glue, decorate your twig tree with sequins or other decorations. Don't forget to add the star. Let dry completely.
Now you are ready to hang your ornament on your Christmas tree or add it to a package for decoration!
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