Guest Author - Alissa Moy
Homeschoolers who love history will appreciate an educational themed gift this holiday season. Here are several ideas for a variety of age groups to appeal to your history loving child:
The USA History GeoPuzzle by GeoToys is a perfect gift for your first through third grader who loves maps. If you are learning about the states of the US this is a must have!
Another amazing gift idea is the Educational Insights Geosafari Talking Globe Jr. by Educational Insights. This unique globe appeals to auditory, visual and kinesthetic learners.
The Educational Insights Geosafari Laptop by Educational Insights will delight your technology enthusiast and provide educational gameplay. The games can be set to a variety of levels and your homeschool curriculum can be tied in easily.
The History Channel Family DVD Game: Time Troopers Edition will engage not only your child, but also the entire family in historical trivia fun!
Empires Collection - The Dynasties (Egypt's Golden Empire / The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance / Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire / The Roman Empire in the First Century / The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization) by Paul Cartledge is a fascinating dvd compilation of exciting historical information. Your tween/teen will enjoy this as part of their history curriculum, too.
Peoples of the Planet: A Fascinating Trivia Game About World Cultures! by Bioviva is a challenging and culturally rich game your teenage homeschooler will love. Cultural diversity is a wonderful historical teaching topic- and what better way to teach it then through an awesome game?