February is American ABC's. Our den has found this cardboard project to work on. All of the US States come apart and can be assembled together to create the US map.
We have 10 boys, so all boys got 5 states that they will get to decorate. They have been given letters of the alphabet and have been challenged to find cities that match those letters. They must then decorate the states in some way, such as using the state flag, industry or historical monuments.
The map came from www.orientaltrading.com and is item #57/6858. Cost is $12.99.
This project also counts towards the Citizenship Pin (create a collage about America)
You can find an interactive map to help your kids discover which states they have at http://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htm and there is an alphabetical listing of cities in all states (except Nebraska... it somehow got overlooked) http://www.fallingrain.com/world/US/.
Have fun with your American ABC's!