Learning about geography starts young with kids exploring maps and globes. Kids may not be ready at a young age to memorize states or countries, but they can recognize boundaries and map organization. School age kids can begin to explore the different types of maps and the information they provide, including physical, political, road, climate, topographic, and resource maps. Many of these maps can be paired with social studies lessons to show the physical and human characteristics of an area and how these characteristics have changed over time. Regions and culture are an important part of geography learning. As kids get older, they will use geography to answer questions like “Why do people migrate?” and “What resources do different regions provide?”.
Educents provides a lot of different resources that help kids explore geography concepts. Kids can learn map skills, landforms & bodies of water, and contents & oceans with Evan-Moor’s Beginning Geography workbook. Educents has a variety of instant downloads for geography. You can help your kids explore the shape and patterns of Earth’s surface, as well as the characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems and biomes on Earth’s surface with these resources. The geography workbooks and other resources Educents offers can set a great foundation for your kids.
The exciting history & geography wall sets makes learning about states and capitals fun with sticker sets and interesting geographic information. Kids love geography when they can use hands-on materials to experiment with maps. Lap books are a fun way for kids to “put together” information on the geography they’re learning. Educents provides lap books for many different geography topics, including the different continents. These lap books include information on the history, geography, climate, wildlife, and more for each continent. Whether you’re a teacher or homeschooler, these fun resources will make geography fun for your kids!