Photographic treasure hunt

 I got the inspiration for this treasure hunt from a blog I read* ages ago, and this is my version of it. This geography activity develops map skills and observation. You do need some time to set it up, but it can be adapted to any age or skill level. The purpose of the activity is […]

Another Around the World Idea

In doing Around the World in 80 Days I have been looking for a way to print pictures of the children in front of the major landmarks we ‘visit’.  I think this will look really neat in their travel journal. I have found a great way of doing this – for FREE !! FotoFlexer is a […]

Book Review- How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

 During a recent conversation, the children lifted this book down from the bookshelf to re-examine it. And so I remembered to tell you about ‘How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World’ by Marjorie Priceman. This is a short picture book about travelling around the world to buy ingredients to make an apple pie (the market […]

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

And other Geography resources!! I have just finished putting this resource page together here. I hope you enjoy it. If you have any further geography resources you can recommend, please leave a comment or email me. I would be very happy to hear from you.

Geography Tetris

Found a great Tetris game – using UK counties instead of shapes. Its at and there are other countries available too – including USA states and European countries. Great for geography. Have fun!!

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