|Teach the geography of the United States with free resources from Owl and Mouse Educational Software. US Maps, maps of the states, outline maps to print, big maps, map puzzles and more. Learn more about the USA.|
Geography of the United States
Resources to teach US Geography—Geography games,
puzzles and maps of the United States. It’s a big
country out there, and most kids have only seen some bits of it. Owl and Mouse Educational Software hopes to help kids learn not only the names
of places in the US, but to capture some of the adventure and vastness—the
sense of how very different one place is from another—in the US.
Interactive Map Showing
the US States and Capitals
States and Capitals by Region, learn states and their capitals one region of the US at a time
There has been a decline of the cross-country car trip (which some may count
as a blessing). Hot (it was usually
in the summer) with fussy, unhelpful siblings, and maybe the family dog,
it gave a sense of places—city, farm, small towns, deserts, mountains, rivers
that you traveled through.
We want to help students understand that when the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth
Rock, and when the pioneers took their wagons on the Oregon trail, they
were heading West, into the unknown. They knew they could never go back.
Now we—their descendents plus many, many others—fly almost casually from
one coast to the other, and we can always go back to where we started—geographically,
U.S. Map Puzzle
Learn to Read by Reading with:
We welcome all comments on your and your children's experience with our
maps and software.