Geography games for kids are the best way to learn and you'll find Geocaching a wonderful opportunity to get your kids playing a free real life map game where they actually get to find hidden treasure.
You'll love adding geocaching to your homeschool geography!
Here are our children William and Catherine finding a hidden cache on the coast after following the map coordinates:
Geocaching is free. You are given the coordinates to find a hidden container - which often has a surprise present inside!
This is one of those fantastic geography activities for kids which teaches so much homeschool geography at the same time as awakening one of the most enjoyable instincts buried deep inside all of us - the treasure hunt.
You'll soon see geocaching for kids is great for all ages, from toddler to adult!
Geocaching is basically a hunt to find a cache buried 'treasure' hidden at different locations. You'll find it teaches all sorts of homeschool geography activities:
Lastly, if you struggle with the same problem as us - getting the kids to go on walks - geocaching for kids is one of those ideal geography games which gets your kids desperate to get into the outdoors!
Getting kids interested in map reading activities is one of those life-long skills which homeschool geography can really encourage.
All you need do is to go on the geocaching website and sign up for free.
If you click on a map of the area around you it will give you the sites of all the hidden caches.
But, before you start your geography activities, here are some tips.
Once you've found a few caches and got the hang of it, you could make your geography games really pay off by:
I'm going to be covering lots more map games and homeschool geography for kids but it was Hannah and Isaac who told us about geocaching (thanks you two!) and it's rapidly become our homeschool favorite.
Have a go and see for yourself at: geocaching.com
Geography really comes to life with geography games for kids!
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