Summer School: Geography Fun

This sounds like an awesome summer project! Can’t wait to get started! I think I’ll add a Flat Stanley to the mix… from the book. You take a laminated flat paper doll and find someone in another country who will host your “Flat Stanley” and journal his adventures – the same ones the host family embarks on. You can host theirs at the same time! I have a cousin in Australia, and another who does the Hollywood scene… I’ll have to contact them and others…so excited!

A Homeschool Mom

Of all the fun things that we do over the summer, the one thing my kids always look forward to the most, is geography. Funny isn’t it? I think most of us look back on geography as boring and unimportant, but nope; not our kids. Why the difference? There are lots of ways we’ve made geography fun! Let’s take a look at a few…

When I first thought of teaching geography as a fun summer course, I came across Little Passports. This curriculum sounded fun, but unfortunately gets a little pricey when you are dealing with more than one child. Their program is well designed, but not all of the aspects  fit my children’s needs. I decided to keep the basic concept and push it to the limit!

The first thing I did was head over to Michaels and purchase these neat plastic “suitcases”. Inside these suitcases, we would…

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