map nesting cans - my town is inside my state which is inside the US which is inside...Good visual!
E is for Explore!: Me on the Map!
Good idea - Use nesting tupperware boxes to illustrate the concepts of House, Town, State, Country, Continent, Planet.
Silhouette from map- I'd love to see if I could fit Poland and Lebanon within my noggin
2 great books, and 1 photojournal essay on where kids live around the world: a look inside their homes and bedrooms, exploring diverse cultures. Great for social studies classes, or simply to inspire curiosity about the world and cultural awareness.
Learning about the seven continents for kids. Books, projects and map resources for hands-on learning.
Great #GlobalEd Sites
Learn geography by making a pasta map world map craft for kid from preschool and kindergarten through elementary school. Great for homeschool or school project.
Here's a nice anchor chart on branches state of government. (This is example is for South Carolina, but this model will work for most states.)
Social Studies Anchor Charts