Did you know you could incorporate mapping into your homeschool for FREE?
I have really enjoyed teaching Map Skills and using Maps to help us with our history studies. There are various books you can buy and curricula that comes with maps to color in, but there are also many FREE resources available online.
Here are some good ones that I have found!
FREE Printables for teaching Map Skills:
Maps and Globes: A printable book for introducing Map Skills
Introduction to Map Keys
Map Adventures is a free 7 lesson curriculum for grades K-3 on how to use and understand maps.
What do Maps Show? FREE Teacher Packet with lessons for grades 4-8
Exploring Maps: learn map reading and map making skills for grades 7-12.
Map Skills Handbook for grades 6-9
Knowledge Quest has a FREE 42 page Map unit that includes contains 32 historical maps along with lesson plans!
Where in the World? FREE Map Printables from the Linton Academy
World Map Coloring Pages from Openwheel
Ancient Lands Map Set is a beautiful printable set from Sprouting Tadpoles
Printable and Editable Family Travel Maps from I Heart Family Travels.
Super Teacher Worksheets has an entire page of blank map worksheets. There are lots of free ones too!
Free World Maps has tons of free map printables!
Mr. Printables has a really cute and colorful Map of the United States. You can also print it in black and white and have your kids color it in.
FREE Online Resources:
The National Map offers several Mapping Resources for FREE! You can make your own maps of America using the National Atlas and you can view and download over 200,000 maps from the public domain.
Maps of World has city, state and world maps that you can click on to view topographical information and much more. There is a big world map and you can click on any country for it’s map and information.
World Atlas has FREE printable country outline maps and map tests for each country!
Sheppard Software is a website that has so many different learning games! They have a huge geography section with games on states, capitals, maps, jigsaw puzzle games and more!
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Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!
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