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Teach Kids Mapping Skills With A Backyard Treasure Hunt

I wanted to teach my 6 year old some mapping skills. I told her we were going to pretend to be pirates and go on a backyard treasure hunt. The first step would be learning how to draw a treasure map for kids. A quick learn-from-my-mistake word of advice: Don’t tell your kids you’re going …

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Color By Number of Africa Multiplication Activity

Here is a fun multiplication coloring activity for kids. It’s a color by number printable that combines math with geography. Kids will get to practice their multiplication facts, while learning the names and locations of countries in Africa. And all this learning comes in the form of a coloring activity. It combines Math with Geography …

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United States Geography Activities: The Crafty Classroom Review

The last few weeks, my 7 year old has been using the USA Activity Bundle from The Crafty Classroom.  This bundle of United States geography activities contains 3 downloadable .pdf workbooks: U.S.A. 50 State Mazes U.S.A. State by State Activity Notebook U.S.A. State Bird Art Cards USA 50 State Mazes Each page of the “U.S.A. 50 State …

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The Day The Crayons Came Home – Postcard From Italy

The theme of this months Poppins Book Nook is “Countries Around The World”.  The children’s book I choose is one of my favourites: “The Day The Crayons Came Home”. In the story, a little boy named Duncan get’s a strange stack of postcards in the mail from some of his crayons that he forgot about …

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