Topography (Geography) is one of our preferred subjects in our homeschool.
We LOVE to find out about mainlands, nations, banners, seasons, and so on. Our enthusiasm for it is boundless.
We appreciate it so much that we need to not just welcome you to see a set of 4 great activities that we did.
However, we additionally need you to get the Continents 3-Part Cards Printable for you to be able to do these 4 Continent Studies activities at home with your preschoolers.
Teaching continents to preschoolers and older kids is easy with these wonderful free continent printables!
Take a look at our lesson! This lesson on the 7 continents for kids is awesome!
And don’t forget to visit our Geography lessons list!
It is full of great ideas, lessons, activities and printables that will make your Geography classes easier!
How to Learn the 7 Continents with Free Continent Printables
Let’s start with the prep work (no children required for this part).
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminating Pouches – 8.9-Inch x 11.4-Inch,
Swingline Paper Trimmer / Cutter, Guillotine, 12
You will need:
– 4 laminating pouches
– 2 copies of the FREE Printable 3-part cards (find link at the end of the lessons)
– Scissors or guillotine
1. Print 2 copies of the FREE Printable
2. Laminate all 4 sheets
3. One set of cards will be cut WITH the name attached to the image (see below, left)
4. The second set will be cut SEPARATELY with name and image (see below, right)
All ready to begin teaching children with these Montessori inspired cards! That was easy!
Additional Montessori at Home Materials
Montessori Continent & World Maps for Lacing
The maps follow the colors in The Montessori Philosophy, so they match perfectly.
Cut out around these Montessori continent and world maps.
Then, punch holes all around.
Have the child use long shoelaces, ribbon or yarn in matching color to lace around.
This set includes:
- World map in blue
- North America map in orange
- South America map in pink
- Europe map in red
- Africa map in dark green
- Asia map in yellow
- Australia map in brown
- Antarctica map in white
8 pages total
Amazing Child Montessori Small World Map Board Puzzle Puzzle Globe for teaching childrenMontessori inspired Map Work
7 Continents Free Printables (Activity 1)
After I was finished making the 3-part cards, we went to the homeschool room.
We have a stunning Geography area that we adore. We went over the landmass maps on the puzzle and named the mainlands (continents).
We have a little rhyme we use to name off the mainlands.
It causes us recall every one of them seven.
At that point, we got our inflatable globes and were finding and pointing at the various landmasses on them.
Next, I set out the main arrangement of the 3-part cards and we went over those names.
After that, I got the second arrangement of the 3-part cards and gave Sister the pictures (since she is younger) and Brother the names (since he is older).
At first, Sister would match one of her mainland pictures and afterward Brother would locate the coordinating name and set it underneath the picture that Sister had matched up.
They truly appreciated doing it a few times.
I was an observer, not by any means controlling, simply giving them a chance to do their exercise after I did the first Presentation of this work.
To get the formal presentation for 3-part cards, click here.
It is awesome that it is a self-check movement and it very well may be done independently or two by two (like for this situation).
7 Continents of the World Printable (Activity 2)
Continents Names (Activity 3)
World Geography Continents (Activity 4)
Wonderful 7 Continent Resources
Free Printable Continents 3-Part Cards
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The best tip I can offer to another homeschool mom is patience, love, play, and remember to meet your child where they are at always. These are all the reasons why we are choosing to homeschool our kiddos in the first place, we can do this. Chores will get done, life skills will be taught if we keep in mind to have patience, love, and play with our kiddos as these teach mindfulness, trust, and peace in our homes too.
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