December Curriculum Spotlights

December 4, 2014

Each month, BrainPOP highlights movie topics and other resources that may be relevant to your curriculum. Our Curriculum Spotlight page gives you a yearlong overview of all BrainPOP resources related ...

Tips for Using BrainPOP at Home During the Holiday Break

November 21, 2014

Would your students benefit from participating in fun, informal learning activities during their holiday break? Share this post with children and their parents to provide great opportunities for learn...

Create a Scary Concept Map with Make-a-Map!

October 29, 2014

Have some ghoulish fun with your students in class on Halloween by making a historical concept map about the origins of the holiday with Make-a-Map. Powered by Ideaphora...

6 Free Halloween Resources on BrainPOP

October 29, 2014

Halloween is almost here! We've got 6 spooktacular BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. features to help you celebrate with students in an educational way! Learn all about the holiday's origins with our Fea...

The Hour of Code – Live from BrainPOP Headquarters!

December 13, 2013

In recognition of the Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, BrainPOP celebrated by hosting an "Hour of Code" on Monday afternoon!  This video, produced by Laura Gatto, instructional desig...

Thanksgiving Preparation with BrainPOP Jr. Get Your Gobble On!

November 24, 2013

Turkey time is just around the corner and BrainPOP Jr. helped spark a little turkey tradition and fun in our classroom.  The students worked on creating a turkey using fine motor skills to cut, glu...

Halloween on BrainPOP

October 31, 2013

Categories: Featured Movie Holidays
Happy Halloween! From scary costumes to sticky sweet candy, Halloween is filled with curious and fun tradition.  Learn all about the fascinating origins of today's holiday with the Featured Movie - H...

An Important Reminder… From my Son

March 4, 2013

Guest blogger Laura Gatto shares a delightful story of preparing her son to handle the anxiety of air travel with BrainPOP! In the week leading up to spring break, my 6-year-old son was super excit...

2012 BrainPOP Top 10!

December 26, 2012

As we reach the end of the year, we reflect on the developments and accomplishments at BrainPOP over the past twelve months. So here it is,  the top 10 BrainPOP highlights of 2012! 10) Few in New ...

The Shortest Day of the Year – and the Maya Apocalypse!

December 21, 2012

Why are the days getting shorter? Why is it getting cold in some places and not in others? Why are there seasons? Here in the Northern Hemisphere, December 21st is the shortest day of the year and t...