"Life Skills for Kids: Equipping Your Child for the Real World" by Christine Field -- really great read for parents! Even as a proactive parent, I've put into place many more things the kids need to learn since reading this.
printable map of usa with states names. also comes in color, but this ones perfect to use as a coloring page *We use this for our road trips. We color the state when we see a car license plate from there.
Printable map of usa jigsaw puzzle. Print and glue to cardboard, then cut out with craft knife. Attach flags to toothpicks, cut off sharp ends, and poke holes in puzzle pieces so kids can answer questions and put the flags in the correct states. For grade