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These Sorting Activities: Sorting Mats With Real Photos include 15 unique…

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 unit helps students understand how their lives relate to things and events long ago. includes: compare and contrast artifacts long ago & today, nonfiction article, family tree, grandparent (or older relative) interview, and a timeline. Teaching social studies has never been more fun!

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…

Invitation to play... Map making from Play Based Inquiry (",)

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?

Toddler Approved!: Build an Around Town Photo Wall #GorillaGlass #sponsored

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

A giant coloring map of America is a fun and educational project for kids, it introduces art and geography and encourages collaboration. Great classroom or homeschool activity. Better than a coloring page- at Non Toy Gifts

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!

Travel around the world with kids' books! A complete list of multicultural books from all corners of the globe.

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.

40 fabulous picture books perfect for taking your child on a visual, story journey all around the world!

Take a Trip Around the World In 40 Books

40 fabulous picture books perfect for taking your child on a visual, story journey all around the world!

Common Core and So Much More: Engaging Map Skills Activities

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…

4 simple Montessori activities for teaching the continents to young kids. These four activities will have your kids recognizing and naming the continents in no time! My kids would love #2! || Gift of Curiosity

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, DIY Montessori Continent Boxes, A multi-sensory approach to learning with kids, Multi-Culture ideas with kids

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

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…

Teach your kids how to use maps with these beautiful geography books!  Great idea for a road trip with the family this summer

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

As a mom looking to expose my kids to world cultures, AND as an ESL teacher hoping to reach my students with stories from their homelands and characters that reflect their realities, I am always on the look-out for multicultural … Continue reading →

"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.