Free Homeschool Geography Resources

Although we’re finished with our ‘world tour’ and geography studies for now, some of you may not be aware of the free geography printables I put together for our lessons.

Click on a globe below to search for geography resources by continent. Each page has downloads for flag coloring and information pages, mapping pages and links to blog post full of lesson plans and additional information.

Africa   Asia   Australia

Europe    North America    South America

Here’s a quick look at a few more free geography printables to help you out.

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World Flag Cards ~ There are 35 countries represented based on the countries that are studied in Galloping the Globe {with a few extras thrown in}. The set also contains 6 cards that represent 6 of the 7 continents {Antarctica is excluded} so cards can also be sorted by the continent the country flag belongs to. Country name cards are also included for your child to match the names of the countries with the appropriate flag. Also includes a key at the end of the document to help double check your answers.

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Children Just Like Me Notebooking Page ~ This notebooking page was
created to go along with the book Children Just Like Me. Your child collects all the information for the notebooking sheet from the children’s stories in the book. You can read more about the page here.

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Country Fact Notebooking Page ~ This notebooking sheet can be used for any country. There is room to record information about the country: country facts, famous people, landmark(s), and other fun information. Also room to draw pictures, add clip art and journal. You can see an example here.

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Science Fact Notebooking Page ~ Similar in layout to the Country Facts Sheet notebooking page, this has room for famous inventors and inventions, science facts about the country, plant and animal life, etc…

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Famous Person Notebooking Page ~ Have a famous person that lived in the country you are studying? This is a notebooking sheet records information about that person: where s/he lived, hobbies, childhood, and what they are famous for. There’s even a little space to add a picture if you’d like.

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Country Factsheet ~ Jot down some notes on the country you are
studying: square miles, longitude/latitude, natural resources, religions, languages and more. It also has space to add a picture of the country you are learning more about.

And if you’re looking for more geography fun, you can take a virtual adventure with Little Passports ~ all you have to do is walk to your mailbox to start. :)

Little Passports

 

Hope that a few of these resources help you all out!

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Little Passports on Sale until July 31st!

 

Looking for a fun way to include world geography in your day? Little Passports is a company that takes your children on a global adventure ~ starting right at your own mailbox!

Our kids had much fun with the kits several years ago when we were in the midst of our world geography studies {you can read my review of Little Passports here}. Each month a new country is introduced to your children through a fun interactive kit they receive in the mail. 

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From now until the end of July, you can take 10% off your order when you use the code SHARE10. All you have to do is visit their site and use the code during checkout!!

Just wanted to pass along the sale to you all! :)

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World and US Wall Clings!!

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Our new ‘schoolroom’ has a lot more wall space ~ and white wall space at that. I found some GREAT wall clings to hang up in our school area and reinforce a little geography at the same time! The World and United State map wall clings were at our local Target in the bedding aisles {on an end cap} and we LOVE them.

They’ve added a splash of color to our room and have a ton of clings in addition to the ones that I have hanging up already. The United States of America cling also has the names of each individual state as clings that kids can place on the map.

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There are a bunch of animal clings also so you can put them all around the world. Countries and oceans have clings that can be placed on the wall {with the exception of Europe}. I have a feeling that the missing Europe was unintentional, since there were supposed to be 164 wall clings and there is a sticker over the number 4, making it a 3. :) On the bright side, the kids noticed that it was missing!

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The set was just under $20 at Target. You can also purchase the set via Amazon if your local Target doesn’t carry it!

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Mapping China Printable

When I first started doing our geography studies, I didn’t know how many people I would eventually be sharing my files with. For the first few countries we studied in Asia, there were no mapping projects created to go along with them.

Several of you have emailed me asking if I either had them available or could pull them together. I’m slowly working through them {and will be posting Israel, Russia, and Korea soon!}, but posted a map notebooking page for China in case you all are interested! Just click on the thumbnail image below to download a copy.

Mapping China

The rest of my printables for the continent of Asia, including the country of China, can be found on my Asia Notebooking Printables page.

Here’s a quick peek at some of the other FREE geography lesson plans and geography printables that I have created:

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Learning About Our Country ~ the United States

The United States was the last country that we studied in our two year world geography study.  Since we were going to be doing Early American History in the upcoming year, we just did a general study to get the basics in ~ because really, there is SO much you could do!

The United States is the third largest country in the world and located on the continent of North America. There are six different regions in the US: New England, the mid-Atlantic, the South, the Midwest, Southwest, and the West.

You can view the other countries that we’ve studied from North America on my North America geography page. See the other countries that we’ve studied

Week 1 Layout

Monday

  • Introduce new song about the United States from Geography Songs
  • Use atlas and globe to locate the United States
  • Read one of our books from our bookshelf about South Africa

Tuesday

  • Review geography song
  • Learn {and review} some terms: mountain range, desert, plains
  • Independent reading from bookshelf
  • Filled out the map of the United States using our notebooking page

Mapping US

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Wednesday

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Week 2 Layout

Monday

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Tuesday

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Thursday

  • Review geography song
  • Summarized one of our reading books and copy summary/dication
  • Added our notebooking pages to our binder and stamped our passports!

Books To Use

Resources and Websites

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