Hops and Frankie Face Off in Basketball

Now that the weather is clearing up, Hops and I thought it could be fun to spend a day at the JS Stadium. There is nothing quite like stepping away from the bustle of DownTown and getting in some healthy exercise and friendly competition. The JS Stadium is filled with different sporting events that you can compete in all while getting some extra practice on your geometry, arithmetic, and spelling.

While you can also play Volleyball and Football, Hops and I are going to stick with playing a heated 1-on-1 match on the Basketball Court. Hops might have the magic jumps to shoot some stellar three-pointers, but I am still confident I will school him today.
1Before we can start shooting hoops, we have to earn our basketballs with a bit of our math smarts. Hops and I agreed to focus on subtraction. What he does not know is that I am a supreme subtract-er! The more answers you can guess correctly, the more balls you will have to shoot!
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Ha! I knew it! Well I have 7 more shots than Hops, which will help a LOT as we start shooting. However, it is best not to get too conceited. I need to stay focused on being the best athlete I can. Also make sure to do your stretches just like Hops!

When shooting make sure that you hit the space part to jump in the air, and then hit the space bar again to shoot the basketball. You want to time this correctly so that you will have an accurate shot and score as many hoops as you can. Also, the more shots you make in a row, the higher the value of each of your shots. So if you score 5 basketballs in a row, you will get five points for your next shot.
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Well we are down to two more shots and it is neck and neck. Hops has 505 points and so do I… I am going to need some extra luck for this shot!

Oh no! I missed. Well, now I just need to make sure Hops does the same will he make his next two shots?
5He did. Well this is a shame, but here at the JumpStart Stadium Basketball is meant to be all in good fun. Let us all give Hops an extra congratulations on beating me on the court!

Worksheet of the Week: Volleyball

GoTW-VolleyballIt is GAMETIME at JS Stadium. As soon as you step foot through those wide, open doors, you will instantly hear the roar of the crowd cheering you on and confetti flying in the air. With a boost of confidence, why not try taking on the Jumpee Mission in our Game of the Week? Practice your spelling skills and collect as many volleyballs as you can to serve up some serious spikes against the opposing crabs. Once you get the hang of how a round of Volleyball JS-style works, try your best at earning over ten volleyballs in a row! budurl.me/GoTW7

Worksheet of the Week: Confused?

confusedHelp! My dog rearranged the sentences in my homework! Can you work with a parent on unscrambling these sentences so that they make sense? Ask an adult to help you download and print this free worksheet of the week so I can turn my homework in on time! budurl.me/Worksheet121

Find Your Next Style in Our May Jumpee Lookbook

“Kisha, here! Let me tell you. The competition for best dressed in JumpStart is heating up! There are so many great outfits worn by you Jumpeez I had just the hardest time trying to pick my favorite styles. You Jumpeez sure know how to coordinate an outfit! Well, I had to choose four awesome get-ups, and I went with those that really brought out a Jumpee’s personality. Without further ado, here are my favorite styles of the month!

The Girls:

JLOn the left: Laurel FrostWolf
True to her hobbies, casting spells and rocking out, Laurel has a look that says “punk rock charm caster”. The best part is her red sneakers, which really make her sneakers pop!

On the right: Michelle WaterKitty
Michelle is ready for the ball! With her snazzy blue costume and mysterious mask, she is well-dressed for her dance off challenges at Poseidon’s Hangout.

The Boys:

JL2On the left: Wyatt BronzeCheetah
Decked out in his bronze athletic gear, Wyatt truly lives up to his name with this outfit.

When he isn’t sprinting around JumpStart and competing in games at the JS Stadium, he likes to head to FutureLand. Here, he uses his speed and knowledge of history to save the past at the Time Slicer Machine.

On the right: Zach SillyGoat
Zach might be a silly Jumpee, but there is nothing funny about his appreciation for his mother! I cannot help but give a Jumpee some extra fashion points for sharing their Mother’s Day pride, which is why I had to give Zach a spot in our May Lookbook.

If you see these four awesome Jumpeez walking around town, make sure to give them a warm hello! I hope you appreciated these outfits just as much as I did, and I cannot wait to see what all of you have in store for me over the upcoming summer season. Talk to you later!”

Game of the Week: Minisaurs Fishbowl

GoTW-MinisaurFishbowlIn addition to raising your loyal Mythies and Petz, did you know you can also own a group of Minisaurs? Minisaurs are an awesome group of fish that you can swim around with in a GIANT fishbowl in ScienceLand! They are a bit high maintenance, but it is so much fun taking care of your Minisaurs. Growing your Minisaurs past the age of 1 takes some hard work, but the value of responsibility (not to mention the gold coins) you will earn makes it totally worth it! Try raising a group of Minisaurs for our Game of the Week Jumpee Mission! budurl.me/GoTW6

Fitting Fashions at the Downtown Threadz Store!

The Threadz store DownTown just filled up with fabulous new additions for you Jumpee fashionistas, including glittery new dresses, embroidered ensembles, and a wide variety of other clothing. You will be certain to find that perfect new get-up in our May additions!

1Ever wish you could magically transform into a cat? Who doesn’t! Now you can put on a feline face and walk around JumpStart in disguise. Also try on one of these hot pink retro hairdos for a classy look from the past.

2For the Jumpee hard at work on building the perfect Neighborhood, try on these construction outfits. With sturdy boots and a helmet, you will be safe and stylish as you choose the best FunZone for your May parties.

3Maybe you just want a nice, casual look for the month. We have Threadz for that too! This purple cow hat shows that you are ready to play around Adventure Canyon, and you can tie the look together with these purple sneakers.

4The weather is warming up at JumpStart, which means you will probably spend a bit more time at the Beach. Try on a nice fisherman’s hat to keep your head under the shade.

5Head to the desert like a true Elvis impersonator with this glittery and bright get-up. This is one rock ‘n roll look that will impress all of your Jumpee friends!

These are just some ideas for outfits to wear through May, there are SO many other options waiting for you at the Threadz store. Just make sure you do NOT sleep on any of these items, get these Threadz before we run out of stock at the end of the month! Once you put together your outfit, also make sure to send along a screenshot of your Jumpee in their new outfit to be featured in the May Jumpee Lookbook!

Worksheet of the Week: Grasshopper on Grass

grasshopper-on-grassThis grasshopper just found a nice, comfortable blade of grass to relax on, but one thing is missing… It could sure use some color in its hangout spot! Bring this grasshopper’s garden home to life by coloring in our worksheet of the week! To print it out, click on the picture and ask your parents to help you download it! budurl.me/Worksheet120

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