The following is a post from contributing author Dianna Kennedy. This article contains affiliate links – thank you for your support.
Looking for help teaching US geography in your homeschool? You’ll want to bookmark this list of free resources to help you and your students learn more about our country.
Arranged by geographical region or alphabetically, this site is a treasure trove of state history, geography and statistical information. You’ll find maps and state flags here as well.
Looking for information about state birds, trees or flowers? You’ll want to stop by this site. For parents, you’ll want to check out the colleges and universities section for each state.
Who can forget the fun songs of Schoolhouse Rock?
Elbow Room sings about the Louisiana Purchase and the adventures of Lewis and Clark.
Want to make a lapbook or create your own US geography unit study? You’ll want to pin the ideas at Homeschool Share. You can make mini books, layer books and more.
The National Park Service offers lesson plans to coordinate with sites like Mammoth Cave or historical events like The Battle of Bunker Hill
The US Census Bureau’s State Facts for Students offers a fun way for students to learn about their states’ population, history and more facts. There are even lesson plans for you to peruse.
Need state outlines or maps for a project? Stop by Enchanted Learning for free resources.
Looking for ideas to help create your own unit study of states? You’ll want to start at Eduhelper.
Don’t miss the national monuments section!
Journey through the United States through electronic postcards — take a trip around the country without leaving your house.
Are you studying waterways in your homeschool? With the National Atlas, you can trace waterways all across the United States.
Bookmark Erica’s site for her US geography study printable resources.
Do you have ideas for teaching geography that I missed? Be sure and leave your ideas in the comment box.
Dianna Kennedy is the soon to be mother of six. You can find her at The Kennedy Adventures about homeschooling, life with a big family, and her Catholic faith. You can connect with her on Google +, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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