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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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Tigger. Tigger loves to bounce. He is a tiger, but tiger does not rhyme with bigger.
Eeyore. Eeyore was another early friend of Pooh's. Kanga, Roo and Tigger came later. All were real toys belonging to Christopher Robin.
|This friend of Pooh's plays in an Alaskan garden. Can you find the name of this friend hidden in the first sentence?||Winnie the Pooh Wordplay
|Another friend of Pooh's liked to stand on his leg tip. Leg tip is an anagram of this little friend. What is his name?||Winnie the Pooh Wordplay
Piglet. Piglet was one of Pooh's first friends.
|Which of Pooh's friends likes to fly low in the sky? The answer is an anagram of one of the words in this sentence.||Winnie the Pooh Wordplay
Owl. Owl has his name spelled wrongly on a board outside his home. It says WOL. WOL is a scramble of the word owl, but is not an anagram as wol is not a proper word.
|Pooh likes to play with a hoop and ball.
Which of the words in this sentence is an anagram of Pooh?
||Winnie the Pooh Wordplay
Hoop. An anagram is a word made up from the same letters that are in another word. The letters H O O P can be rearranged to spell POOH.
|Which names end with the long E sound that you hear at the end of HURRY? (Hint: The long E sound can be spelled different ways.) ||Name Sorting Game for Kids
Carrie, Katy, Shelby, Shari, Mimi, and Aimee. The long E sound can be spelled Y as in HURRY, IE as in CARRIE, EA as in FLEA, I as in MIMI, and EE as in AIMEE.
Charlie and Chandler. CHARLOTTE and SHAWN both begin with the SH sound in SHIRT and SHORT. (Sometime CH sounds like SH.)
Leo. LEO has only three letters. Leo is my good friends' little son.
Antoinette. ANTOINETTE has ten letters. Each of the others has nine letters. Anaztazia Nina is the name of my newest niece.
Each is a noun as well as a name.. Long ago, people often named their children--usually girls--after good qualities such as Charity, Mercy, Prudence, Hope, and Grace.
Each has the F or V sound spelled PH.. Other words with this sound/spelling pattern include TELEPHONE, PHONY, and ELEPHANT.
Each ends with N.. Here is how you can tell:
|What is true of this list of names? Elizabeth, Liza, Samantha, Sami, Alexander, Alex, Robert, Bobby, Anaztazia, Ana, Daniel, Danny||More Name Sorting for Kids
Each longer name is followed by a nickname.. Nicknames can be odd. For instance, we usually call my older sister "Petie," even though her name is Alexa.
Names beginning with AL are sorted from shortest to longest.. Here's how you can tell:
Each has a double consonant pair.. Here is how you can tell:
Each ends with IA.. Here's how you can tell:
from shortest to longest. Bo has 2 letters, Zoe has 3, and so on to Antoinette, which has 10 letters. Do you know anyone who has 10 letters in his or her name?
|This is an anagram of an item someone wore: PER SPILLS SAGS. Who wore the item?||Disney Wordplay
Cinderella. PER SPILLS SAGS = glass slippers
One of Disney's most famous films was 1950's "Cinderella". Cinderella was a beautiful young girl who was treated poorly by her stepmother and stepsisters. They did not want Cinderella attending the ball with them, but Cinderella's fairy godmother appeared and helped her get ready for the ball by magically creating a beautiful dress and glass slippers. Cinderella went to the ball and danced with the prince, but she had to leave before midnight when the spell would be broken. On her way home, she lost one of her glass slippers. The prince searched the entire kingdom for the girl the slipper belonged to, and when he found Cinderella, they lived happily ever after.
|PEA TEAR PEN is a fractured version of which main character's name?||Disney Wordplay
Peter Pan. Disney's "Peter Pan" (1953) told the classic tale of a flying boy who didn't want to grow up, his pixie friend Tinkerbell, and his wonderful retreat in Neverland. The movie was based on the play by J.M. Barrie.
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In which 'land' would you find these fractured characters?||Disney Wordplay
Wonderland. The fractures are ALICE, MARCH HARE, and WHITE RABBIT.
They are all characters from the 1951 film "Alice in Wonderland". The movie was based on Lewis Carroll's books "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass".
|RICE CLIFF LEO is an anagram of an Oscar-nominated song from which movie?
The Lion King. RICE CLIFF LEO = Circle of Life
1994's "The Lion King" featured a young lion cub who had to deal with his father's death and taking his place in the great circle of life. The song was composed by Elton John and Tim Rice, and sung as the film's opening song by Carmen Twillie and Lebo M.
|Find the name of a Disney-Pixar character in the following sentence:
Was this little one most worried when his father was searching for him?||Disney Wordplay
Nemo. "Was this little oNE MOst worried when his father was searching for him?"
In the movie "Finding Nemo" (2003), Nemo was the young clownfish who got lost out at a sea and ended up in a dentist's fish tank in Sydney, Australia. His father Marlin and friend Dory searched all over for him, running into several adventures along the way.
chest. A treasure chest is exactly that - a chest to put treasure in - usually associated with pirates. Funtrivia has a hidden treasure chest. It is very, very hard to find but if you are clever enough to work out where it is, you'll earn a Treasure Hunter badge. The word chestnut has a number of meanings. A chestnut is a type of tree and a nut we can eat. Chestnut is also a word used to describe a reddish-brown horse.
face. About-face means to turn completely around. In the army, "about-face" is a command to turn around and face the opposite direction. If someone changes their mind about something, we might say that they "did a complete about-face". Facebook is a social website on the internet which helps you to keep in touch with your friends and relatives. It has some good features but it can also be very dangerous. Legally, you are not allowed to use Facebook if you are under 13.
brain. Scatterbrain is a word used to describe someone who is forgetful or disorganised, or who does silly things. It can also be a person who does not think things through carefully but acts on the spur of the moment. A brainwave is a slang word used to describe a sudden idea or inspiration, especially when it is a very good idea. However, when your brain is working, electricity runs through it and you really do have brain-waves. A doctor can record your brain-waves using a test called an EEG.
tooth. If you have a sweet-tooth, it means that you like to eat sweet or sugary foods. The tooth fairy brings money when you lose a tooth. You will lose your teeth faster if you eat sweet and sugary foods! Most human beings will have two sets of teeth in their lifetime - 20 baby teeth at first, followed by 32 adult teeth.
hand. Secondhand means that something is not new when you buy it, or when it is given to you. When police arrest a criminal, they usually place handcuffs on that person's wrists. When you help someone, you are said to "lend them a hand".
eye. A bird's-eye view of something is a very good view from above. If you were up in an aeroplane, you would have a birds-eye view of the earth. An eyesore is something that is ugly or unpleasant to look at, for example, a broken-down building covered with graffiti.
blood. Blueblood is a word which describes a person who is a member of the aristocracy or nobility. A bloodhound is a type of dog with a very keen sense of smell that is often used for tracking people.
foot. Bigfoot is another name for a big hairy creature known as Sasquatch in North America. Football is a word that describes a number of games that involve the kicking of a ball. Some examples of football include gridiron in the USA, Australian Rules football in Australia, and rugby and soccer in Europe.