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TODAL: Teaching Geography Map Skills

3 Jul






US and World Landmarks

28 May
  1. Start with some flashcards
    1. Amazon: Rand McNally
  2. Get some figurines
  3. Research some facts

Some Blog posts that were really helpful:





  1. Amazon:
  2. ” Kids can travel the world without leaving home with this spectacular set of world facts and landmarks flashcards. Fantastic photos will be sure to capture any youngsters’ curiosity and introduce them to more than 40 of the world’s most famous landmarks.Features include:

    • 44 world landmark photo-based flashcards with corresponding country and continent information, as well as fun facts about each site

    • 7 continent key facts flashcards

    • 1 instruction card with two game suggestions that will educate and entertain

    • 1 index card for easy discovery of landmarks by continent

    • 53 total flashcards

    • Dimensions: 3 11/16″ x 5 1/4″

Resources: (downloads)




U.S. :



Geography Explosion

27 Mar


Imagine Our Life is a phenomenal blog


My original inspiration was from the March 2016 AMS conference in Chicago, Workshop 5,

Hands on the Continents with Teri Noble.

Teresa Noble

Teresa Noble, MA, is education and program director for the Institute for Guided Studies in Camden, SC. She is a member of the MACTE Board of Directors. MEPI-credentialed (Early Childhood).

Other sites and ideas:

3D Salt Dough Maps:

Or just by a TOOB at Michaels

Geography Resources / Study of a Nation

8 Nov

US Geography and Nation printables:



Daily Geography Activities:






South America:

1. pinterest and here

2. From Living Montessori Now



materials to order:

Maitri Learning 

Montessori Nature

Flowers of the Continents @ Teachers Pay Teachers





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