Former Wonder Lead Ambassador

Phillips Family

Joined 8 years ago

Barbara Phillips lives in Hamilton, Ohio with her husband Dennis, and their two children, Benjamin and Elizabeth. Barbara currently teaches second grade at Monroe Primary. She believes WONDER “can inspire children of all ages to become engaged in learning. Children, by nature, are curious about their world and environment. By engaging children of all ages to explore their curiosity, they are on the path to becoming a life-long learner.”

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Jul 14, 2013

What Can You Build With a Cardboard Box?

What do you get when you take cardboard boxes, many kids and adults, and kids who think outside of the box?  A cardboard boat regatta and fun ...


Jul 14, 2013

"He Was Me" by Peter H. Reynolds

The other day I was reading my Twitter feed and someone tweeted the video below by Peter H. Reynolds. I began thinking ...


Jul 14, 2013

A Fun Way to Travel

Today's "Take 3 Minutes to Wonder" today at Camp What-A-Wonder asks, "What is the most fun way you have traveled?  Why was it fun?  How fast or ...


Jul 1, 2013

Wonders to Share for 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! Regardless of how you spend the 4th of July, take some time to share a Wonder from Wonderopolis with your family.  Below ...


Jun 28, 2013

A Perfect End to Camp What-A-Wonder "Super Structures" Week

This week the theme at Camp What-A-Wonder was "Super Structures." We spent time each night as a family wondering, learning and discussing about ...


Jun 18, 2013

Camp What-A-Wonder Recommended Reading

Yesterday I blogged about a 3 Minutes to Wonder, a new feature this summer at the virtual Wonderopolis Camp What-A-Wonder.  Today I wanted to ...


Jun 17, 2013

3 Minutes to Wonder

Today was the first day of Camp What-A-Wonder at  Don't worry if you missed out today because the free, virtual camp runs ...


Jun 12, 2013

Wonders to Share on Father's Day

Happy Father's Day!Below are some Wonders that you may want to visit as a family on Father's Day.  Cut out some time to read, learn and WONDER ...


May 28, 2013

Camp What-A-Wonder at School - Day 4 and 5

Read more about day one here and day two and three here.  Below I will detail the activities planned for days four and five of our Wonderopolis ...