Have your child set up a 3-ring binder with the following dividers: North America[USA (Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West), Canada, Greenland (Danish territory), Mexico & Central America, and Caribbean]; Australia/Oceania[Australia, Polynesia (inc. New Zealand), Melanesia, Micronesia];South America; Europe; Africa; Asia; Antarctica;and Oceans.
Assign regions of the world to your child, and using your own resources or the Internet (recommended websites
EXPLORING THE WORLD
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At the end of each continental study session, stamp (or place a sticker in) each child's passport showing the child completed the studies for that continent. Be sure to designate the continent name. Print the passport onto cardstock (landscape mode). Have the child write his/her name on the blank line on the cover. Fold the passport in half. Place stamps or stickers on inside left and right sides of the passport.
Be sure to have some "Around the World Fun." On these special days, consider making a recipe from the region studied, playing a regional game, playing geography jeopardy, and/or working on a craft/art project of the region studied.