I wrote Hands-On Geography with the K 5th grade crowd in mind. It is a great starter course and can be used over several years. Just pick something out of it once a month and do it. If you also have older students, you may wish to just purchase The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide. This book is absolutely PACKED FULL with geography units, reproducibles, information, ideas, and two complete courses one for middle school and one for high school. And there is also a mega-timeline unit that includes over 300 reproducible timeline figures.
Civitas: The Government Card Game
Civitas is a card game about different forms of government. Pass laws, solidify your leadership, and rule the table in this smart, fast-paced game.
Mix-and-match the 8 included decks to rule in a:
- Ages 10 to Adult.
- Play time: 5 Minutes to an hour.
- Minimal setup/cleanup.
- Box includes 225 Playing cards, 12 leadership cards, and simple rules.
This long-time favorite geography source book is infused with enough ideas and projects to last a family several years! Written from a Christian perspective, Hands-On Geography will excite you about teaching an oft-forgotten subject. Includes specific instructions for many activities, games, and projects designed to be appealing to kids and easy for parents. An easy, yet thorough, introduction to a very important subject. Grades K -5.
History & Holidays: Tips, Tricks, and Projects$8.95
The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide
Are you geographically literate? Far too many Americans are sadly lacking knowledge in this vital subject. This one source book will provide you with everything you need to competently teach geography from kindergarten through graduation. Part lesson-plans, part idea book, part unit study and part inspiration!
WorldWise Geography Card Games European Version$12.00
WorldWise Geography Card Games Americas Version$12.00
Maps and Timelines Workshop$5.00
History and Geography Through Literature (MP3)$5.00
Packing a Punch with Timelines and Maps (MP3)
Everything from history happened somewhere and at a certain time. In this recorded session by Maggie Hogan, you will learn how to use both timelines and maps for teaching geography and history. Learn the differences between reference timelines/maps and activity timelines/maps and why maps and timelines that students can interact with are better for young learners. The talk is sprinkled with practical ideas for creating timelines and for mapping projects.