October 13, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

October 13, 1792.
The cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (now known as the White House) was laid in Washington D.C.

For more: watch this video of the White House tour and facts for kids!

Quote of the Day

Reading is like breathing in, writing is like breathing out.
–Pam Allyn

Prompt: do you prefer to read or write? Why?

Today's Brain Break!

Conjure up a rainstorm! Sit at your desk and tap 1 finger on the desk, then 2, then 3, then 4, then your whole hand until you all feel like you’re in the middle of a deluge. Work your way backward from 5 down to 1 as the storm ebbs away.

Math Problem of the Day

Frankenstein visits a third-grade class. He brings orange, purple, and black cupcakes. Each color has the same number of cupcakes. If Frankenstein brings in 27 cupcakes, how many of each color are there?