DIY Sinkhole Project for Tweens
To learn about sinkholes as part of your middle school geography, add this sugar karst cave project to your lesson plans. Kids can build a cave and see how the area below the surface dissolves, leaving behind a sinkhole. It's a fun hands-on activities for tweens and a great way to make topography engaging. You can also build this cave as part of your earth science class.
Teaching Tweens Map Skills While On Vacation (and before)
Step outside of the geography textbook and let tweens learn map skills in the real world. The next time you go on vacation or on a field trip, teach your older kids how to use a map to find their way around. This could be a road map, a park map, location maps, etc. They'll learn how to read a map as well as how to navigate. This is a great life skill for tweens to learn and giving them real world experience makes it enjoyable for them.
Having Fun Learning Latitude & Longitude
If you're looking for a fun way for your tweens to practice latitude and longitude, give this scavenger hunt a try. It's a great addition to your geography lessons. This is a mapping skill that older kids should have, but instead of doing boring repetition, let them do this hands-on activity. See how quickly they can find the countries using just their coordinates.
3 No-Fuss Ways to Explore Geography with Young Kids
Want to teach geography to your young children, but don't have time for tons of planning or complicated steps? Here are three easy ways to explore new places and meet new people that can easily become a regular part of your regular learning routine.
5 Ways to Make Elementary Geography Fun | Lets Go Geography
Let's Go Geography knows how to make elementary geography fun! What is the secret? These are 5 ideas to make geography the best part of your homeschool day!
Learn Geography while Having Fun by Drawing the 7 Continents in the World - The Natural Homeschool
Did you know that your kids can draw the 7 continents freehand? The books that I am going to share with you are amazing! Learn geography while having fun!