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Map Tower (Photo from Tattooed Soccer Mom - Formerly One Hook Wonder)

DIY Cosmic Nesting Boxes

Continent Twister...Geography Learning with a Twist!  What a great activity for the beginning of the school year!  This has it all...cooperative learning, problem solving, map skills, even a rubric to assess it!

Continent Twister - Geography Learning with a Twist! This project has cooperative learning, problem solving, mapping skills, even a rubric to assess the learning

5th grade. Instead of "pick up sticks" it's "pick up states" Each stick has a state on one side and a capital on the other. Students must say either the state or the capital before they can keep the stick.

Pick Up States.Help students learn States and Capitals game; teacher draws state, first student to raise hand has to tell 1 thing in or about that state

My eyes are drawn to this figure every time I see a US map.  -  Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Here's the man in the middle of US map. This is a good tool to help students remember where these midwestern states are located. My grade teacher called this Mr. Mimal and to this day I know all my states and capitals

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Just What Does Your State Do Best?

What Does Your State Do Best Infographic - The United States is a very diverse, and multi cultural place to live. Each state usually has its famous.

Montessori Teacher Training, Montessori Teacher Certification - Blog - Geography - Planisphere Map

Montessori Continent Map Work

Earth Day is coming up on April and now is a great time for Earth Day activities along with a study of the earth. It’s helpful for children to understand the earth and their place on it if they are going to help care for the earth.

Parent-Friendly PRINTABLE Common Core Standards.  This is what your children will be tested on starting in the 2014-2015 school year in 45 participating states (so far).  For grades kindergarten - 5th grade.

X Parent-Friendly PRINTABLE Common Core Standards. This is what your children will be tested on starting in the school year in 45 participating states (so far). Checklists for grades kindergarten - grade. Simple to understand. Also available in Spanish.

lap books and foldables

The Chronicle of the Earth: lapbook - lovely multi-sensory lap book. Lots of shape, color, folding,etc.

I'm lucky because...great send home assignment!

St Patricks Day Shamrock Activity for Kids

lucky to be a family project This looks like it could be a great FHE the week of St Patricks day

▓☪ The dollar bill explained... kids would think this is so cool!

The dollar bill explained. my kids would think this is so cool! This economic unit is important for students and you could also use this during a math unit when counting money.

Adorable tree - so e

The Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Tree is made from a carpet roll (free from local carpet store) tube wrapped in brown butcher paper, stuck in a Christmas tree stand. The top is an umbrella covered with green leaves.

First Grader...at Last!: Brain Sprinkles

"Brain Sprinkles" an empty spice container, created a cute label, then filled the container with beads and glitter. Shake the "brain sprinkles" over the students heads right before a test for motivation and good luck!

Best Social Studies Apps for Kids- my favorite is the geography app to learn the states

100 of the BEST Apps, YouTube Channels & Websites for Kids!

This is a list of 100 social studies apps/websites/resources for kids. If one of them pertains to a specific unit/lesson you can have the students play/explore the content. You could also have them play these social studies games in their free time.

FREE MAPS~  This site has all kinds of map resources-- map outlines, map graphics, reading a map-- and so much more.  Fore example, you'll also find resources for teaching about economics, geography, and culture.  If you teach social studies, take a minut

FREE MAPS~ This site has all kinds of map resources-- map outlines, map graphics, reading a map

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