THE McCARTY METRO
METRO KIDZ

This page is made for and by our Metro Kidz

KIDS OF ALL AGES! SEND ME YOUR DRAWINGS, CARTOON, JOKES, RIDDLES AND OTHER STUFF TO reply@mccartymetro.com. I WILL PUT THEM ON THE NEXT METRO KIDZ PAGE!

NEXT MONTH ISSUE WILL BE IN JUNE


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OPTICAL ILLUSION
The large AND small circles are perfect circles

MAY RIDDLES

April showers bring mayflowers, but what do Mayflowers bring? Answer

How is the letter A like a spring flower? Answer

What did the big flower say to the little one? Answer

4.What spring flowers can be found on peoples faces? Answer

5.Why is spring a great season to start a gardening business? Answer

3.Can February March? Answer

What is a spring chick after it is five months old? Answer

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Kill the Cockroach

Divide the players into two teams. Line them up, one in front of the other and set an odd object in front of the first players in line. They must kick the object across the yard and the across the finish line to win a point for their team. Kick things like a pillow, empty can, a sock, and so on.

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METRO BOGGLE
Find 8 flowers found in the spring

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BOGGLE ANSWERS


Some Memorial Day Facts

First Memorial Day was May 30, 1868.
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Memorial Day was not recognized as an official federal holiday until 1971.
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In 2000, Congress established a National Moment of Remembrance, which asks Americans to pause for one minute at 3 p.m.(according to your own time zone) in an act of national unity. The time was chosen because 3 p.m. "is the time when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday."

MOTHER'S DAY AROUND THE WORLD
Here is how to say "Mother" in different languages
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Language Mother
Albanian Nn, Mm
Arabic Ahm
Bulgarian Majka
Croatian Mati, Majka
Czech Abatyse
Danish Mor
Dutch Moeder, Moer
English Mother, Mama, Mom
Finnish iti
French Mre, Maman
German Mutter
Greek Mna
Hawaiian Makuahine
Hindi Ma, Maji
Hungarian Anya, Fu
Icelandic Mir
Irish Mthair
Italian Madre, Mamma
Japanese Okaasan, Haha
Latin Mater
Lithuanian Motina
Norwegian Madre
Persian Madr, Maman
Polish Matka, Mama
Portuguese Me
Romanian Mama, Maica
Russian Mat'
Samoan Tina
Serbian Majka
Sicilian Matri
Slovak Mama, Matka
Slovenian Mti
Spanish Madre, Mam, Mami
Swahili Mama, Mzazi, Mzaa
Swedish Mamma, Mor, Morsa
Turkish Anne, Ana, Valide
Ukrainian Mati
Vietnamese me

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THE METRO 7 ERRORS
Find the seven differences between these two pictures.
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Neighbors Kyla, Tyler, Lisa, Lucas, and Haley live on the same street. Solve the clues to learn where each kid lives in relation to the others.

CLUE 1 - Tyler's house doesn't have a chimney.
CLUE 2 - Lucas lives on one corner.
CLUE 3 - Kyla's house is the only house between Lisa and Lucas.

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YOUR NAME:

NO ONE SENT IN A CORRECT ANSWER LAST MONTH

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KIDS... PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON

Evan has stacked 27 blocks together to make one large block.

1. If he painted all 6 sides of the big block red, how many of the small blocks would have just one red side?

2. How many would have 2 red sides?

3. How many would have 3 red sides?

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METRO KIDZ COOL SITE OF THE MONTH - NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

This terrific site features lots of fun online activities and projects. You can take a virtual tour of the sculpture garden through an online animated story. You can also learn about the use of shapes, lines, different brush strokes, color, and more through activities that involve analysis of famous paintings. This site is best viewed using the Flash Player and the QuickTime Player. 

http://www.nga.gov/kids/kids.htm

MAKE THIS DECORATIVE KITE TO HANG IN YOUR WINDOW

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THIS IS WHAT YOU WILL NEED

Construction paper

Kite Template (Click Here)

Scissors

Glue

Scotch tape

Ribbon or yarn

Crayons or markers

Decorations: craft foam, beads, sequins, etc.

THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

Print our template and cut it out. Trace the kite onto construction paper and cut it out. Use any color you would like. Trace the bows onto construction paper and cut them out as well. Color and decorate the kite to make it your own. When the kite is finished being decorated, tape a short section of string to the back of the kite. Tape the bows onto the string using small pieces of tape. Hang on a window or door.
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AUNTIE MARGARET SEZ: 

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