How to Teach Geography When You Don’t Love It
I'm guest posting on Bright Ideas Press today! It can be challenging to be a homeschooling mom because you will face teaching subjects in levels that either you're not equipped to teach, or you just flat out don't enjoy. When you face those hurdles, it's good to have an action plan for clearing them. Today's post offers suggestions for teaching geography if it's not a subject you love.
Parents often struggle teaching geography because they either didn't learn it when they were in school, or they hated how they were taught the information. The good news is that we don't have to repeat the past. There are ways to embrace those subjects that you don't love in creative ways that will bless everyone involved.
Betsy Strauss is an unexpected homeschooler, mother of three, who is in a relationship with a sweet man for life. She loves reading books, drinking coffee, and learning anything with her kids.
I find that when teaching things like geography, the more fun the lesson, the more receptive children are. I like to include education riddles to teach kids about different states, countries and other places around the world. Here is one of my favorite geography riddles: What Has 4 Eyes But Can’t See