Geography Activities

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Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
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Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
Challenge your fourth grader to try to recreate the geography of her state using just flour, salt, and water.
4th grade
Social studies
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Multiplication Tables Game
Multiplication Tables Game
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Multiplication Tables Game
Practice multiplication facts and geography at the same time in this fun third grade math card game.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Map Your Food
Map Your Food
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Map Your Food
Help your kids map the "global footprint" of your family's grocery cart by investigating how far your food travels before landing on your dinner table.
4th grade
Social studies
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
When it comes to helping your third grader manage a school backpack, small steps now bring big payoffs later.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Postcard Map
Postcard Map
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Postcard Map
Help your child learn about the world through this 3rd-4th grade geography activity: start a postcard collection and mark where they came from on a world map.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Flags of the World Banner
Flags of the World Banner
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Flags of the World Banner
Spark your child's interest in international sporting events by creating a banner of world flags.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Tracking Temperatures
Tracking Temperatures
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Tracking Temperatures
To help your child learn how to use a thermometer, try this temperature collecting activity at home.
4th grade
Science
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Exercise Across America
Exercise Across America
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Exercise Across America
Choose a destination and "race" your way there! This activity is a great for charting progress and motivation.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Cartography for Kids
Cartography for Kids
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Cartography for Kids
Expand your child's geographic awareness with these fun and easy map lessons.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Build a Dream Vacation Box
Build a Dream Vacation Box
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Build a Dream Vacation Box
Build a decorated box and fill it with research that can help you get to your dream location someday!
4th grade
Social studies
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Summer Compass
Summer Compass
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Summer Compass
Getting distance and direction across to fourth graders sure can be tricky! Get your child to practice this skill all summer long.
4th grade
Social studies
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Make a Knuckle Contour Map
Make a Knuckle Contour Map
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Make a Knuckle Contour Map
Here's a social studies activity to help your middle-school or high-school teenager better understand how contour maps work using only the back of her hand.
Social studies
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Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
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Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
Kids put their geography knowledge to the test in this balloon volley game inspired by the Dr. Seuss book "Oh the Places You'll Go".
4th grade
Social studies
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Olympic Chart
Olympic Chart
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Olympic Chart
How can your child learn about nations during the Olympics? By adopting 5 teams as his own! Here's how.
5th grade
Social studies
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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Learn more about the fascinating folk art of Pennsylvania Dutch hex signs with this easy craft.
3rd grade
Social studies
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From Here to There: Noticing Nature
From Here to There: Noticing Nature
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From Here to There: Noticing Nature
Engage your preschool children's senses by discovering nature and geography on a walk through the neighborhood.
Preschool
Social studies
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Land, Air, Water
Land, Air, Water
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Land, Air, Water
Help your preschooler understand that the surrounding world is made up of a varied combination of land, air and water with this simple activity.
Preschool
Social studies
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Learning about Land and Water
Learning about Land and Water
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Learning about Land and Water
This slightly messy, but tons-of-fun tactile activity will cement the idea of the land and water as pictured on maps in your young learner's mind.
Preschool
Social studies
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Geography Travel Game
Geography Travel Game
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Geography Travel Game
Next time you're headed out on the road with your fourth grader, try this alphabet-geography game that the whole family can play.
4th grade
Social studies
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Going to the Park? Make a Map!
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Build your child's social studies skills by making a map together.
1st grade
Social studies
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Make a Travel Journal
Make a Travel Journal
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Make a Travel Journal
Help your kids put together a travel journal for your family's next vacation to get them reading, writing, and thinking about what's happening on the trip.
4th grade
Social studies
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Geography Challenge
Geography Challenge
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Geography Challenge
Liven up your sixth grader's study of world geography with these three fun challenges.
5th grade
Social studies
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Map Craft
Map Craft
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Map Craft
Car cluttered with old maps now that you've adopted GPS technology? Upcycle them in this fun geography craft.
4th grade
Social studies
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Using a Compass
Using a Compass
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Using a Compass
Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
3rd grade
Science
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Travel the Time Zones
Travel the Time Zones
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Travel the Time Zones
Help your third grader learn time zones with this fun map activity!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Geography Activities

Help your kid learn about the world around him with these activity ideas that cover more than just the lay of the land. We have plenty of activities that help kids get to know their immediate surroundings a lot better. In addition, our collection of geography activities feature both local and international activities that are sure to pique your kid's curiosity about foreign lands and how environments vary from place to place. Check out our geography activities and find a few for your kid today.