Looking for a fun way to study geography with your kids? Then you need to take a look at Mapping the World with Art from Ellen McHenry’s Basement Workshop! Ellen McHenry’s Basement Workshop If you’re not familiar with Ellen McHenry’s Basement Workshop then let me introduce you! Ellen McHenry worked as a freelance illustrator after graduating and starting her family (she even worked with Dover
If you haven’t yet discovered the impact Google Maps can have in your science and geography studies, now is the time. Can you imagine being able to show your kids the bottom of the ocean? Give it a try yourself. Load Google Maps onto your computer and go to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Click on Satellite. Do you see the Mid-Atlantic Ridge system? Cool, right?
Lapbooks are such a fun way to keep track of what your children are learning! They are fun to create (kids really love those interactive elements) and make wonderful keepsakes to enjoy in the future. One of my favorite places to find great lapbook resources is Home School in the Woods. This post includes affiliate links. Activity Pak series from Home School in the Woods
History is one of our favorite homeschooling subjects. NOT the dry, boring textbooks I remember from my own educational days. But because of the books and programs we use history has come alive for both me and my daughter. One of my new favorite additions is Scholastic’s Interactive 3-D Maps: American History. Interactive History Fun Interactive 3-D Maps: American History covers 26 US historical events
There are few books as suited to finding homeschool rabbit trails as The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. I’m sure you know the story: A family with four boys was shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island. Because they had been planning to set up a colony, the ship was full of useful supplies, but getting them onto the island was an adventure in
Using some of the unique languages from around the world, Passport to the World by Craig Froman gives children a glimpse of what life is like in different countries. The book takes you on a journey to 26 different countries while learning languages from A to Z (Armenian to Zulu). Each language and its country are given a two-page spread that includes: Full-color photos including
My seven-year-old is an aspiring zoologist, so when I was asked to review this product, we were excited to participate. We received Junior Explorers’ Mission: Serengeti in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated in any way for the time spent telling you about this resource. Read our full disclosure policy. What is Junior Explorers? Junior Explorers is a subscription service for
Are you looking for a way for your students to learn the world’s countries over the course of one school year? Do you want to instill the curiosity to learn more about the cultural geography of our world? Are you looking for a geography program that is adaptable to multiple age levels – both elementary and middle school? Look no further. The Passport Club will give your