Cozy Rainbow PodcastNov 06, 2023
Are You Pronouncing "Crayon" Wrong?
Crayons have been a beloved tool for artistic expression and creativity for over a century. Their unique characteristics and vibrant colors have captivated generations, sparking the imaginations of both young and old. From the various pronunciations of the word "crayon" to the rare and discontinued colors, there is much to discover about these colorful sticks of paraffin wax. Read the Article: https://cozyrainbow.org/2023/12/03/are-you-pronouncing-crayon-wrong/ TPT: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cozyrainbow
How the Navajo People Aided Marines In Battle
A group of Navajo code talkers created an unbreakable code based on the Navajo language. They matched each letter of the alphabet with a Navajo word and created additional code words for planes, ships and weapons. Find out more about these brave Navajo marines in this episode.
Are Seeds Like Zombies? Life Cycle Of A Plant
Are seeds like zombies? Undead? Think about it. Seeds often come from dead or dying plants, but they can also grow into a new one. They aren’t really dead, they are just waiting to come alive.
The Sweetest Fish Found In Stockholm, Popularized In America
Swedish Fish are a yummy, sweet, mysteriously red-flavored candy from Sweden. On this episode of Cozy Rainbow podcast we discuss who invented Swedish Fish, the bustling fishing industry of Sweden and more fun facts about Swedish Fish. Did you know Swedish Fish make an appearance in Candy Crush Saga? Keep reading to find out everything you wanted to know and more about the popular candy, Swedish Fish! Free Active Listening Guides on TPT: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cozyrainbow Email us: email@example.com
Fall Flavors That Are Better Than Pumpkin Spice
Fall time is here and leaves are crunching on the ground. With the start of fall comes many delicious and traditional fall flavors. Fruits like apples, pears and pumpkins are harvested traditionally during autumn. Maple trees produce their sap in the spring, despite being a popular fall flavor alongside other traditional fall favorites like cinnamon and caramel. Pumpkin spice has its place in favorite fall flavors, but what about all of the other wonderful flavors of fall?
Heroes of Fire Prevention Week: Dalmatians and More
There are so many reasons to educate ourselves during Fire Prevention Week every October. In this episode we talked about why Fire Prevention Week was started, and how firefighters, dalmatians and Indigenous fire prevention techniques can all help to stop wildfires. TPT Store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cozyrainbow Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Titanic Tragedy That Transformed Sea Travel
In 1912, the largest man-made object (at the time) set sail– the Titanic. The Titanic was a huge and luxurious ship with 2,200 passengers that traveled from South Hampton, England to New York City.In this episode of Cozy Rainbow Podcast, we discuss why the Titanic sunk, underwater artifacts found from the Titanic, and safety at sea. TPT Store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cozyrainbow
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Earth Wobbled, And Now There's An Extra Zodiac Sign
Is the zodiac made up of twelve constellations, or thirteen? The zodiac dates all the way back to ancient Babylon. Since then, astronomers have discovered a thirteenth zodiac sign due to something called axial precession. In this episode, we discuss why the scientific definition of the zodiac, and the origins of the zodiac and how it became popular, and the difference between astronomy and astrology.
Top 5 Cave Paintings You Should Know About (Rare Animals)
In archaeology, “rock art” is any man-made markings on natural surfaces. Most surviving rock art is found in caves, hence why the popular phrase is “cave paintings”. In this episode we discuss the difference between geoglyphs and petroglyphs, the reasons behind cave art, and some of the most interesting cave art ever found.
Competitive Tetris - Here's What You Need to Know About the Game
In 1984, the game of Tetris was born. In this episode, we discuss the invention of Tetris in Soviet Russia, why gamers are so addicted to Tetris, and how to play Tetris competitively, even as a teen.
Secrets of Nintendo's Animal Crossing
Animal Crossing is a series of Nintendo games that started in 2001. Originally starting as Animal Forest only in Japan, the game slowly made it's way to the US and became one of the most popular games of all time. Animal Crossing is known for it's many adorable characters and calm, relaxing gameplay. While the fandom of Animal Crossing is large, you may not know some of these secrets of Nintendo's Animal Crossing.
Are French Fries Really American? Illegal Potatoes
Although french fries are typically thought to be an American food, they are only popular in America. In this episode of Cozy Rainbow Podcast, we talk about the oldest french fries known to man, different styles and shapes of french fries, and fun facts about french fries.
This week's creative challenge is to rank all the types of french fries and share your opinion with us.
Easy Bake Ovens Through The Years: An Unbanned Toy
Easy Bake Ovens are a popular and classic toy with an interesting tale behind them. The story of Easy Bake Ovens is about innovation and inspiring kids to follow their dreams. In this episode, we talk all about Easy Bake Ovens through the years, if Easy Bake Ovens are discontinued, and Easy Bake Oven recipes.
Do You Know Who Maya Angelou Is? If Not, Listen to This
Visit our website www.cozyrainbow.org for teaching resources, merch and more. Maya Angelou lived as a pioneer for black women in her time. Maya Angelou lived from 1928 - 2014. She was poet, author, screenwriter, dancer and poet.
Most Unique and Underrated Marvel Superheroes
Marvel has thousands of superheroes, but did you know about these niche few? In this episode we talk about a few different indigenous themes in the Marvel Universe-- the Cheyenne tribe, and the Sherpa people. This week's creative challenge is to draw a picture of a superhero. Visit our website www.cozyrainbow.org. Instagram: @cozyrainbownv or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Strange Mystery of the Monopoly Man's Monocle Mandela Effect
Does the monopoly man wear a monocle? What is the Mandela Effect? Who was Nelson Mandela? What is income equality? This episode's creative challenge is to create a cartoon mascot that wears a monocle. Email us at email@example.com visit our site: www.cozyrainbow.org
So You Want To Own A Pet Horse?
This episode's creative challenge is to submit a piece of art (like poetry, photography or a drawing) about horses. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org In this episode, we talk about fun facts about horses and everything you need to know before deciding if you really want a pet horse. There are many different breeds of horse that can serve different purposes. Some horses are fast, some are strong, and some are very cute. Horse lovers can also attend rodeo events or study equine science or hippology.
Peeps, The Most Popular Spring Candy
This episode's creative challenge is to take a fun photo of a peep and send it to us at email@example.com. Visit www.cozyrainbow.org for more information and to view other submissions.
What You Didn't Know About Comets
This episode's creative challenge is to imagine you are an astrophysicist and you found something new in outer space... what is it? What does it mean for Earth? Send submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org visit www.cozyrainbow.org for more information.
Oldest Candy Companies in America & Popular Valentine's Candies
This episode's creative challenge is to create a candy or another treat that delivers a sweet message. Email us at email@example.com or visit www.cozyrainbow.org for more details. Who invented conversation hearts? What is the most popular Valentine's day candy? Is Willy Wonka real?
James Madison, Lizzo & The Crystal Flute
Who is James Madison, why did he have a crystal flute? Do you think it's a big deal that Lizzo played this old flute from the Library of Congress? How did James Madison's flute end up in the Library of Congress anyway?
Season 3 Finale
We will be back with season 4 in January 2023! Thank you to everyone who submitted their creative works.
Lightning ⚡ Benjamin Franklin's Shocking Discovery
How does lightning form? Why is thunder so loud? Why are we actually safe from getting struck by lightning? And most importantly... How did Benjamin Franklin survive after connecting his kite with lightning? This week's creative challenge is to create a comic of how Benjamin Franklin discovered lightning. Visit www.cozyrainbow.org for more information. Free Benjamin Franklin Classroom Activities: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cozyrainbow
Why do we carve pumpkins around Halloween time? This week's creative challenge is to send in a picture or drawing of a pumpkin carving. Jack-o-lantern or not, we want to see your work. Even if it's carved on a lemon! Visit www.cozyrainbow.org/creative-challenges for more information. TPT Store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cozyrainbow
Witches Are Actually Helpful And Black Cats Need Your Help
Witches and black cats go hand-in-hand, especially on Halloween. Do black cats and black dogs get adopted less frequently at animal shelters because of their “spooky color”? This week's creative challenge is to write a short story about a witch and her black cat that save the day using witchcraft, magic or friendship. In this episode, we talk about the Salem witch trials, cats during the bubonic plague, and the first amendment to the US Constitution.
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Amelia Earhart, Legendary Lady Pilot
This week's creative challenge is to draw an animal drinking boba. Send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured in our season 3 finale. The deadline is October 25, 2022. In this episode we answer questions like: What's the best boba tea topping? What flavors of boba are most popular? What is grass jelly made of? Who invented boba tea? Is boba tea from China or Taiwan?
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Season 2 Finale
Season 2 Creative Challenge deadline is on September 1. This episode about anime kicks off Season 3, with creative challenge deadline on October 25. This week's creative challenge is to create an anime character. Anyone can learn how to draw! Visit www.cozyrainbow.org for more information. Listen to this episode to find out who "invented" anime, what the difference is between anime and manga, and what country anime originates from.
Jingle Dress Dancing
School Busses (Skoolies)
Memoirs: an outdated word for autobiography or biography. Listen to this episode to find out all about memoirs. This week's creative challenge is to write a memoir inspired by a toy. Specifically, an adult's favorite toy when they were a kid. To see submission rules, please visit www.cozyrainbow.org. Want to see a video of our show? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ivCLhA4k18&ab_channel=CozyRainbow
Season 1 Spotlight Finale!
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6. Write Us A Letter - Squishmallow Edition!
BREAKING SQUISHMALLOW NEWS: Bianca doesn't own a Squishmallow. In this episode, we explain how to write a persuasive letter to convince us what the cutest Squishmallow is, and which one Bianca should buy. Cozy Rainbow Podcast is created and written by Tammy and Bianca. Cozy Rainbow Podcast is recommended for ages 10 and up.
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4. Acrostic Poetry & Smores
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2. Crystals & Creative Writing
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