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Here's a great idea for making  models of Roman roads and a salt dough map of Italy. Includes step-by-step directions for building the road so that all layers can be seen.

Here's a great idea for making models of Roman roads and a salt dough map of Italy. Includes step-by-step directions for building the road so that all layers can be seen.

California Relief Maps! A great hands on Social Studies and Geography activity that only takes 2 days! Fancy Free in 4th

California Relief Maps! A great hands on Social Studies and Geography activity that only takes 2 days! Fancy Free in 4th

Provides a wealth of free games, puzzles, quizzes, and more. An impressive, rich resource of fun educational games and activities. No registration required and very user friendly. There are quizzes and games for all ages and grade levels. I have to say that I personally enjoy this site quite a bit, partaking in quizzes, completing puzzles, and checking out the many resources offered.

Provides a wealth of free games, puzzles, quizzes, and more. An impressive, rich resource of fun educational games and activities. No registration required and very user friendly. There are quizzes and games for all ages and grade levels. I have to say that I personally enjoy this site quite a bit, partaking in quizzes, completing puzzles, and checking out the many resources offered.

Salt Dough Maps - Had to re-pin this!  I'm also from Alabama and had to make one of these salt-maps when I was in school (many years ago).  It was one of my favorite school projects to do.  Glad to know that salt maps are still around.

Salt Dough Maps - Had to re-pin this! I'm also from Alabama and had to make one of these salt-maps when I was in school (many years ago). It was one of my favorite school projects to do. Glad to know that salt maps are still around.

mountain_zps1df8c6e6.jpg Photo:  This Photo was uploaded by lapazfarm. An awesome hands on learning experience! I found this on LaPaz Home Learning -- Not all who wander are lost!

mountain_zps1df8c6e6.jpg Photo: This Photo was uploaded by lapazfarm. An awesome hands on learning experience! I found this on LaPaz Home Learning -- Not all who wander are lost!

How to make a Salt Dough Map and make Geography come alive in  your homeschool. Also great for a Science project!

How to make a Salt Dough Map and make Geography come alive in your homeschool. Also great for a Science project!

How can a little flour, water, and paint become a fantastic hands-on geography project, full of educational benefits? With salt dough maps, that's how!  Get messy and make a 3D relief map of a country or state with these directions and pictures....

How to Make a Salt Dough Map

How can a little flour, water, and paint become a fantastic hands-on geography project, full of educational benefits? With salt dough maps, that's how! Get messy and make a 3D relief map of a country or state with these directions and pictures....

If You Lived Here. This book is a great way for children to be able to see how/where different people live around the world. It gives them a different perspective of housing in other cultures/countries/places.

Children's Books for the Geography Buff

If You Lived Here. This book is a great way for children to be able to see how/where different people live around the world. It gives them a different perspective of housing in other cultures/countries/places.

Great Games (FOR FREE) to help your children learn facts in Geography, Language arts, health, science, math and more.

Great Games (FOR FREE) to help your children learn facts in Geography, Language arts, health, science, math and more.

Idea: display a regional map of California with the "Regions of California Project" (by Lessons with Laughter) and color-coordinate the foldables to correspond with the region colors/legend on the map.

Idea: display a regional map of California with the "Regions of California Project" (by Lessons with Laughter) and color-coordinate the foldables to correspond with the region colors/legend on the map.

12th may 2016 : [79/100 days of productivity] taken from my ig: @study.relief // starting from the beginning and working my way through IB Geography HL ✨✨ and i reviewed quite some number of case studies today! i hope you’re all had a good thursday,...

12th may 2016 : [79/100 days of productivity] taken from my ig: @study.relief // starting from the beginning and working my way through IB Geography HL ✨✨ and i reviewed quite some number of case studies today! i hope you’re all had a good thursday,...

Map skills is one of my favorite social studies units to teach in 2nd grade.  And, over time I have created many anchor charts, games, and activities for teaching kids about maps, and I want to share it all with you. Come and see how you can engage your students with this map skills mini unit!

Map skills is one of my favorite social studies units to teach in 2nd grade. And, over time I have created many anchor charts, games, and activities for teaching kids about maps, and I want to share it all with you. Come and see how you can engage your students with this map skills mini unit!

This 4D triorama could be used for book reports, story sequencing, science projects, geography studies, other SOSE topics or anything else you can think of!

This 4D triorama could be used for book reports, story sequencing, science projects, geography studies, other SOSE topics or anything else you can think of!