December 1, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

December 1, 1955
Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her bus seat and was arrested.

This event led to a 381-day bus boycott led by Martin Luther King, Jr. For more: Watch a video from Kids Academy on the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Quote of the Day

"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you don’t stop."

For more: Have you ever stopped a project, only to start it up again?

Today's Brain Break!

It’s time to stretch! Reach for the sky, touch your toes, do 10 arm circles, and circle your neck in each direction.

Math Problem of the Day

Christy and Jan are playing a card game. Christy has 4 cards and Jan has 4 times as many cards. How many cards do they have together?