October 3, 2008, Newsletter Issue #248: Benefits of Homeschool and Travel

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The benefits of homeschooling are endless, especially to traveling homeschoolers. Traveling is a wonderful way to teach homeschoolers about geography and maps. If you are traveling in the United States print out black and white maps of the U.S. and the individual states you will be traveling through. Have your children label the states in the country map. They can also color the map to show mountain ranges, rivers, desserts, plains, etc. Have your children use a special color to mark the states they have traveled through.

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