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Road Trip USA: Vermont


Welcome to Vermont! I think this was one of our favorite north eastern states! The kids even chose to do Vermont for our Geography fair this year! Here are some of the things we covered this week: Located Vermont on our Wall Map State Capital: Montpelier State Bird: The Hermit Thrush State Flower: The Red Clover Learned about the  Lake…

Road Trip USA: Rhode Island


Hi everyone! Well, with the holidays over, we’re back on track with our Road Trip USA. This week we’re visiting Rhode Island!     Here are some of the things we covered this week: Located Providence, RI on our Wall Map State Capital: Providence State Bird: The Rhode Island Red Chicken State Flower: The Common Blue Violet State Sailing Vessel:…

Road Trip USA: Pennsylvania


Welcome to our Road Trip USA post! This week we traveled to Pennsylvania!  We started off our time by reviewing all of the states we’ve learned so far, then locating our new state on the map. Here are some of the things we covered this week: Located Harrisburg, PA on our Wall Map State Capital: Harrisburg State Bird: The Ruffed…

Road Trip USA: New York


Welcome to New York! We had so much fun learning about this state! We’re on our 8th state in the Road Trip USA curriculum! We start each day by reviewing what they’ve learned so far then locating our new state on our wall map:   Here are some of the things we learned about this week: Located Albany, NY on…

Road Trip USA: New Jersey


Welcome to New Jersey, The Garden State! This is our 7th state so far on our United States tour. Of course we located Trenton, NJ on our Wall Map after reviewing all of the states we’ve learned so far.   Here are some of the things we learned about this week: Located Tenton, NJ on our Wall Map Read National…

Road Trip USA: New Hampshire


Welcome to New Hampshire! We had so much fun learning about this state! Of course we started by adding the New Hampshire flag to our Travel Log:   Here are some of the things we learned about this week: Located concord, NH on our Wall Map Read National Geographic US Atlas and located Concord, NH using the mapping grid Learned…

Road Trip USA: Massachusetts


Welcome to Massachusetts! We’re doing great on our Road Trip USA trek this year and the kids are doing great learning about our wonderful USA! We started off this week with the Teeny Tot quizzing everyone on the states they’ve learned so far. Then she located Boston, MA on our Wall Map for all to see. Actually, she located Virginia,…

Road Trip USA: Maryland Skip Jack Craft


As I mentioned this week in our Road Trip USA Maryland post, we learned about the Maryland Skip Jack boats, then made our own version!   The Skipjack was designated the official state boat of Maryland in 1985. Skipjacks are the last working boats in the US, they are used to dredged oysters from the floor of the Chesapeake Bay…

Road Trip USA: Maryland


  Here are some things we learned about this week: Located Annapolis, MD on our Wall Map Read National Geographic US Atlas and located Annapolis, MD using the mapping grid Reviewed the first two verses of the next verse to our 50 States and Capitals Song Learned about the Mason-Dixon line Learned about the State Flag of Maryland State Boat:…

Road Trip USA: Maine


Welcome to our 3rd stop on our Road Trip USA! This week we’re trekking through Maine! We started off by adding the Maine flag to our Travel Journal.   We started off by reviewing the states and capitals we’ve learned so far, then located Maine and Augusta on our Wall Map.   Some of the things we learned about this…