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Homeschool History Curriculum:
Heritage History is a literature-based curriculum using many of the Yesterday’s Classics books. There are study guides and books for varying levels and eras throughout history. It looks like an incredible resource!
Review by Adventures in Mommydom
Draw and Write through History are another fun addition to any history curriculum. It has different of eras of history teaching kids step-by-step drawings of different things through history. My kids have been using them and really enjoy them.
A Crash Course in History is a series of fun history movies available on YouTube for free done by John Green! He does a quick overview of different periods in history with fun animations.
Sonlight– they have complete curriculum packages for all subjects and grade levels. This is a favorite of lots of people. It is very literature-based.
Learning Adventures has 180 days of daily lesson plans in each volume, teaching a chronological history-based study for grades 4 through 8. It covers all subjects (Bible, language arts/literacy, social studies, science and fine arts) but math.
Beautiful Feet Books– (See My Review) They focus on teaching the subjects through literature and have book lists for all areas of study. There are also study guides and timelines to guide you. I am in love with their book lists and want everything… I like to browse here to get ideas on great books to read to my kids.
History Scribe teaches history while also teaching drawing & writing. They have workbooks where kids draw and write about the things they learn. It covers all areas of history. This would be a great addition to any regular curriculum you are using!
All American History Jr. from Bright Ideas Press for Elementary aged kids has literature guides, timelines, notebooking pages, coloring pages & hands-on activities. Review from Adventures in Mommydom .
Streams of Civilization gives a comprehensive look at Western, African, and Asian civilizations from creation to 1620, it uses the biblical view of creation and teaches about other cultures and religions from a Christian perspective. Includes vocabulary questions, exercises, maps, and black-and-white illustrations. Meant for grades 9 and up.
Bible Road Trip is a 3-year free curriculum to teach history through the Bible with kids grades 1-12 with five separate levels of study. This was written by another homeschool blogger.
Homeschool Geography Curriculum:
Check out my US geography printables! I am working through all of the states this year.
Wonder Maps from Bright Ideas Press is a fabulous resources for maps and geography. You can print maps from different eras and it goes along with Mystery of History curriculum! It’s a really cool tool.
Around the World in 180 Days, from Apologia covers history, culture, and geography for all ages.
Galloping the Globe & Cantering the Country These are fun activity books with mazes, word puzzles, maps and more teaching about geography for grades K-4. I just recently got the first one and can’t wait to give it a try!
Which Way USA, Top Secret Adventures are adventure club puzzle kits by Highlights that teach kids about geography in a fun way. They have monthly subscriptions and you get a new one in the mail. Sounds fun!
A Child’s Geography for grades 1-6 is produced by Knowledge Quest has three volumes teaching about the earth it’s cultures from a Christian perspective. We have gotten part-way through the first and are really enjoying the lessons! See My Review.