We’ve had all of the Story Of The World audio CDs (read by Jim Weiss) for quite a while, and we finally started listening to them on a regular basis after settling in here. The big boys love them so much that I decided to order the Story Of The World Activity Books that go along with them. Having the activity books will save me the scouring of the internet for suitable maps to print at Zach’s request. The activity books also include coloring pages, word finds, crosswords, games, and other activities. The parent/teacher section offers all kinds of additional ideas to incorporate into the lessons, and lists other resources that tie into each topic. My mind is going as to all the other things that we can incorporate into this – math, writing, language, art, social studies, etc. How long is the Nile River? How many meters? kilometers? miles? How long is that compared to the Saint Lawrence Sea Way? (We are also all into Great Lakes Ecosystem Stuff right now too.)
I highly recommend the Story of the World CDs, books, and activity books!