Map Skills Ideas for Elementary

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National Geographic has a set of free “spatial thinking” activity ideas for Preschool through 6th grade. The collection of lessons are divided into 3 groups: Preschool and 1st grade (6 activities) 2nd to 4th grades (12 activities) 5th and 6th …

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Build Planet Earth!

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This online interactive world geography game hosted by National Geographic features two playing modes: — Build Planet Earth — Map Countries and Cities   In Build Planet Earth, players first place the north pole and the south pole, then are …

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Kids.gov Website

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  The Kids.gov website is divided into 3 main sections: — Grades K-5 (shown above) — Grades 6-8 — Parents & Teachers   The Kids Section (K-5) contains links to age-appropriate social studies resources such as world country flags and …

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Fran’s Freebies: Big Cities & Landmarks cursive

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  This 23-page printable intermediate to advanced cursive handwriting worksheet packet focuses on 9 big cities in the USA, along with a selection of their special landmarks: New York City (+ 5 landmarks) Los Angeles (+ 2 landmarks) Chicago (+ …

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Fran’s Freebies: Spanish Speaking Countries puzzle worksheets

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  This 20-page worksheet packet includes each of the following 10 worksheets on 4 different Spanish-speaking countries — plus the answer key page for each: — Search-a-word puzzle for Spain, Mexico, Argentina, and Chile — Multiple choice worksheet for Mexico, …

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Map Skills Worksheets from Enchanted Learning

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   Enchanted Learning offers the broadest collection of free printable map skills worksheets available online right now.    While some of the worksheets on the page are for members only (only $20/year), here is a list of the available FREE …

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Xpeditions Outline Maps

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  If you ever find yourself needing a nice map printout, I highly recommend visiting National Geographic’s Xpeditions MapMaker Page Maps!   On this site, you can choose a map of the world, a world region, one country – or …

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Fran’s Freebies: World Cities Cursive

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  This printable set of landscape-oriented cursive worksheets on world cities includes: London, England, U.K. Toronto, Ontario, Canada Amsterdam, Netherlands Madrid, Spain Nairobi, Kenya Mexico City, Mexico Sydney, Australia Singapore City, Singapore Tokyo, Japan Lima, Peru Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Vancouver, …

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Fran’s Freebies: Money Men printable card game

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  This simple printable card game explores US presidents and currency.  Who is on the ten dollar bill?  Who is that on the head of a dime?  Play with 3 different types of cards to find out! Money Men includes: …

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WebEcoist: Endangered Plants & other photo essays

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  WebEcoist is a great site to visit for current events articles and photo essays on the environment and our use of and interaction with it. The photo essay “15 Eccentric Endangered Trees, Plants, and Flowers” includes these interesting species …

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Fran’s Freebies: Six Aspects of Culture Worsheet Packet

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  This set of 31 free printable social studies worksheets on the Six Aspects of Culture includes: A full-page introduction describing one way to divide the culture of a place, people, or time period into six different aspects of culture: Government & …

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Fran’s Freebies: Central America printables

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  These 11 free pages of printables on the countries of Central America include: Color the countries and answer questions about Central America Central America facts matching and search-a-word puzzle with answer key Central America facts crossword puzzle and answer …

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Fran’s Freebies: World Currency Worksheets

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This free worksheet packet includes: International Currencies search-a-word puzzle & answer key World Currencies matching and which countries use the euro – with answer key Currency Jeopardy worksheet & answer key World Currencies crossword puzzle & answer key Money Exchange …

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