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Joohee Pumpkin Carving Stencil

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Joohee Pumpkin Carving Stencil

Make a Great Pumpkin this Year and have Joohee ward off evil spirits! History of Carving Pumpkins Carving gourds and squash was a tradition of European cultures for 10,000 years. They typically were created at harvest time in the fall, to ward off evil spirits. Jack-o-lantern, another name for a carving, originated in Ireland, but they were not initially carved into pumpkins, but gourds, because pumpkins are native to North America. So as european immigrant families came to America in the early 19th Century, their traditions blended with what was available and pumpkins became more of the standard vegetable that...

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Jongi Jeopgi Leaves for Fall

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Jongi Jeopgi Leaves for Fall

The Leaves are Changing Out There They might be changing in your neighborhood and parks around you, or they will be soon. Here in New York City, they are starting, with the early trees getting bright orange and yellow already, but many are still green. Jongi Jeopgi Leaves To get into the fall mood, here is a very easy project for you and your kids. A super easy jongi jeopgi leaf. You can use square folding paper if you already have it or print out the templates we’ve created for you. There’s one for Joohee, Taemin, Minji, and Soojin, along...

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Play Hide and Seek in Korean

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Play Hide and Seek in Korean

As summer lingers happily on, and we go to the park over and over, one might be looking for new things to try, or maybe add a new twist to a familiar game. 숨바꼭질 - Hide and Seek We all know how to play, but we can turn the game in a learning experience too. Research shows that the best way to learn language is to associate words with experiences. And this is exactly what we can do if we count to 10 in Korean while we play hide and seek. Here are the numbers, then in Korean, and with...

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How to View the Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017

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How to View the Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017

As eclipses go, this one is perfect for the USA. It literally cuts across the entire country, starting on the west coast in Oregon and leaving on the east coast through South Carolina. Not everyone gets a total eclipse, but we can all see a partial one, right from our own backyards, or from a nearby park. The next solar eclipse doesn’t come back to the U.S. until 2024, and then not again until after 2040, which means your kids won’t be kids anymore. So here is our chance! Safely View the Eclipse Safety is paramount, especially for kids, and...

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Christmas Project - A Jongi Jeopgi Gift Box

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Christmas Project - A Jongi Jeopgi Gift Box

For the Smaller Gifts Need a box for a small gift? Just make your own! Not only will the present inside show how much you love and care, but the box will do the same. Jongi Jeopgi Christmas Gift Boxes We created a great Christmas project for your children - a jongi jeopgi gift box! You can use square folding paper if you already have it or print out the templates we’ve created for you. There’s one for Joohee, Taemin, Minji, and Soojin, along with two pattern styles. Just print, cut, and fold. We have created a template for both...

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