Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Pinning it Down ~ Me on the Map

Sarah and Pam are hosting a new Tuesday link-up, Pinning it Down, both to encourage Pinterest users to make their pinboards come to life, and as a way to share all the neat stuff we've all found over the past few months.

I love this idea and truth be told, it's probably part of what motivated to get back to this blog!

Here's our project this week. I originally pinned this months ago as an idea for summer geography studies, but we're starting an overview of early American history this week, and I thought it was the perfect way to help place us on the map. Big Brother has been a little fuzzy about the difference between a state, country, and continent.

He cut out seven circles representing our home, street, city, state, country, continent, and planet.

Then he drew or pasted an image on each circle and labeled them.

We hole-punched (the best part!) then added a ring. Easy-peasy, and he's an expert now!

Although the best part has been showing off his knowledge to Dad and Meema!

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  1. I love this! My two littlest would really dig this project.

  2. I have that pinned! It turned out so cute. My 8yo still struggles with the concept of continent vs. country. I think we need to do this project.

  3. I just repinned your pin! We are doing world geography this year and this will take it "home" for my 8 year old. Congrats on getting it done!

  4. Courtney, that is just the think I need for my second-grader! Excellent idea!

  5. I just pinned this last night!! We have that little book and I thought it would be perfect for helping them to visualize that information. Nice job.