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Guide to Memorizing Geography

Guide to Memorizing Geography

I wasn’t very interested in history or geography when I was in school. As an adult I can easily see what I missed out on by not committing to memory some of the basic geography fact and history dates. This Guide to Memorizing Geography will help you teach the basics to your children in fun(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Asia ~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Asia ~ FREE Printable

This is the 4th World Geography Scavenger Hunt in a series of five. What I love about these is that they are fun and flexible. You can play a search and find map game with them, you can use them as memorization lists, you can even print them out to use as a quiz! Pair them(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Africa ~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: Africa ~ FREE Printable

Geography can feel dry and boring, but there are actually many fun ways to learn geography! One of the ways is with this World Geography Scavenger Hunt that I came up with to help make it more fun for my kids. This Africa printable is the third in my series of World Geography Scavenger Hunt(…)

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Hands On Geography: Volcanoes

Hands On Geography: Volcanoes

Our favorite way to explore history, geography, and science is through hands on projects. This hands on geography lesson is all about volcanoes. We explored multiple ways to create a volcano as well as the terminology and some history surrounding volcanoes. As many of you know North Star Geography has been a big part of(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: North & Central America~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: North & Central America~ FREE Printable

Geography lends itself to some fun games. One of the things my children like to do is a sort of atlas scavenger hunt. For this reason I am creating a series of World Geography Scavenger Hunt printables.  This North & Central America printable is the second in my series of World Geography Scavenger Hunt printables.(…)

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Adventurous Mailbox Cultural Education for Kids

Adventurous Mailbox Cultural Education for Kids

We are studying world geography in our house this year. From my teen down to my eight year old we have been doing things like creating atlases, and playing geography games. One thing we haven’t gotten a lot of is cultural education. For instance the languages, customs, architecture and more of the places we are(…)

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World Geography Scavenger Hunt: South America ~ FREE Printable

World Geography Scavenger Hunt: South America ~ FREE Printable

We have found one of the most fun things to do with geography is to “find” things. My kids love it when you give them a country, landmark or physical attribute such as river, mountain, body of water, and they race to see who can find it. Since we find this to be so much(…)

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Teeth Unit ~ Week 1 ~ Throw Your Tooth on the Roof

Teeth Unit ~ Week 1 ~ Throw Your Tooth on the Roof

Ava and I just finished our first week of 3 on a tooth unit study. I found a tooth unit from HomeSchoolShare to use as my starting point and then I am adding and subtracting as I see fit. This week we read the book Throw Your Tooth on the Roof. I really liked the(…)

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