American Flag Easel Painting

As part of the Introduction to US Geography for Little Kids series, today I shared an art activity on the Melissa & Doug blog: American Flag Easel Painting. My 5 year old LOVED this activity! It’s a great way to squeeze in lots of learning in a way that will keep kids’ attention! You

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Teaching US Geography with Puzzles

teaching US geography with puzzles

My two young children have expressed a rapt interest in geography as of late. Teaching US geography with puzzles has been one of our favorite ways to play and learn so far. I knew introducing map puzzles would be a great way to feed the kids’ desire to learn, but I’ve actually been surprised

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An Introduction to US Geography for Little Kids

us geography for little kids

My two young children (ages 3.5 and 5) have shown a big interest in learning about geography. As a former public school teacher, I know that kids don’t officially learn about the U.S. until around 5th grade. However, I figure it’s never too early to start teaching your children about the world in which

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