Lesson Plans

MO Bicentennial

August 10, 2021, marks the two hundredth anniversary of Missouri's entry as the 24th state. Celebrate our state's bicentennial and use our teaching materials to help improve student understanding of our state's unique history.

Celebrate 200 with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

Happy 200th, Missouri! How we became the 24th state — and how to party like it's 1821...
Summer Eats 2021

Cooking with kids is a great way to bond and teach all-important skills. Following recipes, problem-solving and even chemistry can come into the mix of making a great meal! Start simple, especially for younger kids, and slowly add techniques and skills into your routine.

Check out our STLtoday articles on cooking with your students/ children:

How to...

Every year, the skies light up to celebrate Independence Day. Ever wonder what’s behind the boom in the celebration?

Visit STLtoday to learn where you can watch firework chemistry in-action for this July 4th!


Does your child love reading? Enter our Summer Reading Challenge!

Children in grades K-12 are invited to enter our Summer Reading Challenge. Submit a photo with a book they read or their book report for a chance to win. You can also submit the Book Report Worksheet to submit your entry!

Four entry winners will be...

Check out these fun, hands-on activities that compliment a variety of disciplines with the goal to get your children or students outside this summer!

Check out our STLtoday articles on getting outside this summer:

Top St. Louis-based summer attractions for kids Top area hiking trails Backyard camping tips 100 things to do with your kids this summer

Ordering for 2021-22 is Open!


Get ready for 2021-22 by ordering the free e-edition now! 

The print edition and Spellcheck may also be ordered.