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World Cultures online course, German

World Cultures: Germany (Noodle Homeschool)

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This is a secular, stand-alone World Cultures: Germany course offered on Noodle Homeschool…the section of Homeschool Realm that provides online courses for homeschoolers. When purchased alone, this course is $8 and can be enjoyed as a separate course for any child that is old enough to read independently and with confidence. This course is also available as part of The Amazing Race Season 26 course series (sold as part of the package…currently unavailable, as I am revamping The Amazing Race program. Will return soon!)…but this $8 option is for the STAND ALONE World Cultures: Germany course. You do not have to follow the Amazing Race to enjoy THIS Germany course.

*Non-reading children could potentially enjoy this course as well, but will need to have someone read and explain much of the course to them, so you will have to determine the appropriateness for your individual children. A free sample course is available at Noodle Homeschool to help you determine appropriateness.*

To sign a child up for this course, please click the “add to cart” button below. Then “checkout” and pay via Paypal.

What’s included in this course:

  • An interactive introduction lesson about Germany–This includes guiding children through online research to learn how to find information on such things as a country’s location, capital, currency, official language, and even things like what the time and weather is currently and what animals are native! (And more!) Country Report, homeschool geographyUpon finding the answers to questions, children are guided to input some info in an online quiz format to confirm their answers, and save many answers in a visually appealing fill-in printable “Country Report” to have to show others what they’ve learned! They are also encouraged to draw or print pictures of examples of some of their answers to enhance their report. By the end of their introductory lesson, they will know a good amount about the basics of Germany!
  • germandanceA “Watch Something” section–This section of the course includes many (usually short) embedded YouTube videos on a variety of topics to learn about the country and customs of Germany. There are 16 short videos in this section (most under 5min in length). To receive credit for some of the sections, children must fill in a form telling a few things they’ve learned from watching the videos.
  • german-bookA “Read Something” section–This section includes a book list of recommended reading on a variety of books about Germany for children. It also includes many links to websites with interesting information about the country and customs of Germany. All sites have been screened for appropriateness.
    Please note: I have done my best to screen all online content for child appropriateness. But as this is the internet, and things change regularly, and children are capable of clicking on things and leaving a site to explore where they shouldn’t…I ALWAYS recommend children be supervised when working on the internet. I simply cannot guarantee all online content because of how the internet works. If you or your child ever find any questionable content, please do alert me and I will handle it quickly and appropriately.
  • A “Listen to Something” section–This section includes traditional music from Germany.
  • exploremoreA “Play Something” section–This section shares links to sites to learn traditional German children’s games as well as links to sites to play online games involving language and geography and such.
  • schultueteA “Create Something” section–This section shares links to hands-on activities to create things such as crafts and cooking projects. Most activities also include information and videos about the background of the topic that they will be creating. For example, before making a German schultüte, kids will learn about this family tradition.
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World Cultures online course, Thailand

World Cultures: Thailand (Noodle Homeschool)

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This is a secular, stand-alone World Cultures: Thailand course offered on Noodle Homeschool…the section of Homeschool Realm that provides online courses for homeschoolers. When purchased alone, this course is $8.50 and can be enjoyed as a separate course for any child that is old enough to read independently and with confidence. This course is also available as part of The Amazing Race Season 26 course series (sold as part of the package…currently unavailable, as I am revamping The Amazing Race program. Will return soon!)…but this $8.50 option is for the STAND ALONE World Cultures: Thailand course. You do not have to follow the Amazing Race to enjoy THIS Thailand course.

*Non-reading children could potentially enjoy this course as well, but will need to have someone read and explain much of the course to them, so you will have to determine the appropriateness for your individual children. A free sample course is available at Noodle Homeschool to help you determine appropriateness.*

To sign a child up for this course, please click the “add to cart” button below. Then “checkout” and pay via Paypal.

 

What’s included in this course:

  • An interactive introduction lesson about Thailand–This includes guiding children through online research to learn how to find information on such things as a country’s location, capital, currency, official language, and even things like what the time and weather is currently and what animals are native! (And more!) Country Report, homeschool geographyUpon finding the answers to questions, children are guided to input some info in an online quiz format to confirm their answers, and save many answers in a visually appealing fill-in printable “Country Report” to have to show others what they’ve learned!They are also encouraged to draw or print pictures of examples of some of their answers to enhance their report. By the end of their introductory lesson, they will know a good amount about the basics of Thailand!
  • thaivideoA “Watch Something” section–This section of the course includes many (usually short) embedded YouTube videos on a variety of topics to learn about the country and customs of Thailand. There are 36 short videos in this section (most under 5min in length). To receive credit for some of the sections, children must fill in a form telling a few things they’ve learned from watching the videos.
  • elephant-backyardA “Read Something” section–This section includes a book list of recommended reading on a variety of books about Thailand for children. It also includes many links to websites with interesting information about the country and customs of Thailand. All sites have been screened for appropriateness.
    Please note: I have done my best to screen all online content for child appropriateness. But as this is the internet, and things change regularly, and children are capable of clicking on things and leaving a site to explore where they shouldn’t…I ALWAYS recommend children be supervised when working on the internet. I simply cannot guarantee all online content because of how the internet works. If you or your child ever find any questionable content, please do alert me and I will handle it quickly and appropriately. 
  • A “Listen to Something” section–This section includes traditional music from Thailand.
  • thaigames2A “Write Something” section–This section includes writing activities  to learn to write in Thai letters.
  • A “Play Something” section–This section shares links to sites to learn traditional Thai children’s games as well as links to sites to play online games involving language and geography and such.
  • Thai Kohn Masks - CopyA “Create Something” section–This section shares links to hands-on activities to create things such as crafts and cooking projects. Most activities also include information and videos about the background of the topic that they will be creating. For example, before making a Loi Krathong floating sculpture, children will learn all about the Thai holiday of Loi Krathong.
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Country Report, homeschool geography

New Improved Country Report

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Country Report, homeschool geographyThis is a file that I created for my children to do country reports on the countries the racers visit in the CBS reality tv show “The Amazing Race.”

This version of this file is NEW & IMPROVED & EXPANDED! The original is available for free download, and is 8 pages long. You can check the original out to get an idea of what this one is like…it’s similar, but this one is much BETTER!

This new version of the Country Report is available for just $4, and is 12 pages long!

It contains these 12 pages:

  1. Dear World Adventurer and Parents–info on how to use the file, including many valuable links to resources to use to fill in the file.
  2. Continuation of the info on pg 1
  3. World map–cover page,  for labeling
  4. Country comparison page–to compare your country to the country you are studying, with boxes to fill in about things like: population, government leader, and more!
  5. Flag page–to draw or glue the flag of the country you are studying.
  6. Money Page–to explore the currency of the country you are studying, with boxes for drawing or gluing pictures!
  7. City comparison page–to compare your city to the capital of the country you are studying, with space to fill in about things like: day/time and weather of the country compared to yours, and more!
  8. Language page–to explore the national language of the country you are studying, with space to fill in about their words for things like “Please” and “Thank you,” and more!
  9. Animals page–to explore the indigenous animals of the country you are studying.
  10. Finally, 3 blank pages (with cute borders and some suggestion text), to share even more things you learned about the country!

I added extra pages  as well as tweaked a lot of the content to improve upon it (a new, better map for the cover page!) and to add content to better go with my Noodle Homeschool Amazing Race courses. (PLEASE NOTE: You do NOT need to purchase this file if you are paying for an Amazing Race course on Noodle Homeschool…this file is included in your purchase!!)
You do NOT, however, need to follow the Amazing Race courses to use this report! It is great as a stand-alone product for general world country reports as well!

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World Cultures online course, Japan

World Cultures: Japan (Noodle Homeschool)

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This is a secular, stand-alone World Cultures: Japan course offered on Noodle Homeschool…the section of Homeschool Realm that provides online courses for homeschoolers. When purchased alone, this course is $10 and can be enjoyed as a separate course for any child that is old enough to read independently and with confidence. This course is also available as part of The Amazing Race Season 26 course series (sold as part of the package…currently unavailable, as I am revamping The Amazing Race program. Will return soon!)…but this $10 option is for the STAND ALONE World Cultures: Japan course. You do not have to follow the Amazing Race to enjoy THIS Japan course.

*Non-reading children could potentially enjoy this course as well, but will need to have someone read and explain much of the course to them, so you will have to determine the appropriateness for your individual children. A free sample course is available at Noodle Homeschool to help you determine appropriateness.*

To sign a child up for this course, please click the “add to cart” button below. Then “checkout” and pay via Paypal.

 

What’s included in this course:

  • An interactive introduction lesson about Japan–This includes guiding children through online research to learn how to find information on such things as a country’s location, capital, currency, official language, and even things like what the time and weather is currently and what animals are native! (And more!) Country Report, homeschool geographyUpon finding the answers to questions, children are guided to input some info in an online quiz format to confirm their answers, and save many answers in a visually appealing fill-in printable “Country Report” to have to show others what they’ve learned!They are also encouraged to draw or print pictures of examples of some of their answers to enhance their report. By the end of their introductory lesson, they will know a good amount about the basics of Japan!
  • A “Watch Something” section–This section of the course includes many (usually short) embedded YouTube videos on a variety of topics to learn about the country and customs of Japan. japanlifeThere are 51 short videos in this section (most under 5min in length), and 3 longer documentary type. To receive credit for some of the sections, children must fill in a form telling a few things they’ve learned from watching the videos.
  • A “Read Something” section–This section includes a book list of recommended reading on a variety of books about Japan for children. It also includes many links to websites with interesting information about the country and customs of Japan. All sites have been screened for appropriateness.
    Please note: I have done my best to screen all online content for child appropriateness. But as this is the internet, and things change regularly, and children are capable of clicking on things and leaving a site to explore where they shouldn’t…I ALWAYS recommend children be supervised when working on the internet. I simply cannot guarantee all online content because of how the internet works. If you or your child ever find any questionable content, please do alert me and I will handle it quickly and appropriately. 
  • Yoshida-BrothersA “Listen to Something” section–This section includes audio stories from Japan as well as music from Japan, both traditional and modern.
  • hiragana-practiceA “Write Something” section–This section includes writing activities such as learning how to write a Japanese traditional poem called a haiku, as well as learning to write in Japanese letters.
  • A “Play Something” section–This section shares links to sites to learn traditional Japanese children’s
    games as well as links to sites to play online games involving language and geography and such.koinobori
  • A “Create Something” section–This section shares links to hands-on activities to create things such as crafts and cooking projects. Most activities also include information and videos about the background of the topic that they will be creating. For example, before painting pink cherry trees, children will learn all about the Japanese tradition of the Cherry Blossom Festival. Before making cotton ball sushi, children will learn about the history and tradition of making sushi.

 

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Country Report

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This is the original file that I created for my children to do country reports on the countries the racers visit in the CBS reality tv show “The Amazing Race.”

I now have an updated version of this file available for sale here, for just $4!! This new version is greatly improved upon, with a better map and new content on existing pages in addition to 4 new pages!

 

It contains these 8 pages:

  1. Dear Adventurer and Parents–info on how to use the file, including many valuable links to resources to use to fill in the file.
  2. Continuation of the info on pg 1
  3. World map for labeling
  4. Flag page
  5. Country comparison page–to compare your country to the country you are studying
  6. Money Page
  7. City comparison page–to compare your city to the capital of the country you are studying
  8. Language page

Enjoy! And I’d love to hear what you think of this file and how you and your children have used it! Drop me an email!

PLEASE NOTE: By downloading this free file from my website, you are agreeing to be added to my mailing list. I promise I won’t bombard you with spam, and you can unsubscribe at any time via a link at the bottom of any email from me.