Sorting Mats With Real Photos - $6.00 : File Folder Games at File Folder Heaven - Printable, hands-on fun!
These Sorting Activities: Sorting Mats With Real Photos include 15 unique…
Long Ago & Now Social Studies Unit
One of the very first units that I created was a Long Ago & Now Unit. Our social studies curriculum is sadly lacking in rigor and engagement, so I had to remedy the situation. Recently, I completely overhauled this unit and added additional elements to it making it more complete than ever! The Long Ago & Now Unit is one of my favorite units to teach now. It teaches students to compare and contrast on a variety of different levels. It is scaffolded for students who need a lot of help or also…
Play Based Inquiry
Invitation to play... Map making! Map making is huge in our class this week... Does anyone else find this is a frequently occurring interest?
Build an Around Town Photo Wall - Toddler Approved
Corning Incorporated sponsored this blog post. The opinions, activities, and text are all mine. We are constantly in the car on errands or running around town visiting parks and exploring the area where we live. This time of year in the San Francisco Bay area where we live it is gorgeous and we hate toContinue Reading
Giant Coloring Map of America
A giant coloring map of America is a fun and educational project for kids, it introduces art and geography and encourages collaboration. Made in USA!
Barefoot Books for Kids: Around the World Reading Adventures
Travel around the world using the beautifully illustrated children's literature from Barefoot Books! Share Stories, Connect Families, and Inspire Children.
Engaging Map Skills Activities - Learning Lab Resources
Map skills is a unit that is not in my standards and I'm not required to teach; however, I do think that it's important to refresh my students' memories as to what they learned in previous years. Sure, they most likely know the cardinal directions, how to use a grid to identify a specific location, and what a scale on a map is for. What I found was that my students knew certain terms, but were not able to apply them when actually working with maps. I created this map skills unit to help…
4 simple Montessori activities for teaching the continents
These four activities will have your kids recognizing and naming the continents in no time!
How to Teach Geography with Continent Boxes
How to Teach Geography with Continent Boxes, DIY Montessori Continent Boxes, A multi-sensory approach to learning with kids, Multi-Culture ideas with kids
Exploring World Landmarks - FREE Printable Montessori World Landmark Cards
Geography has been a topic of interest around our home for the past few weeks so we have been exploring the Continent of Africa as well as discussions and reading all about Ancient Egypt. It was my son's interest in pyramids that led me to purchase the World Landmarks Safari toob from an Australian company, Mini Zoo. I also purchase Around the World Safari toob. This encouraged my son to not only explore the pyramids but also got him curious about other landmarks from around the world. Here…
"I See the Sun in..." Multicultural Books of Kids' Lives Around the World
The "I See the Sun in..." series of books takes us to Nepal, China, Afghanistan, Russia, Mexico, and Myanmar to follow a child through their day.
Geography for Kids: 8 Awesome Atlases
Teach your kids how to use maps with these beautiful geography books! Great idea for a road trip with the family this summer