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Monday, January 9, 2012

A Creative Way To Memorize States and Capitals

I decided to take the map down and let the girls play with it.  I asked them, "Do you want to take a road trip?"   I got interesting looks.
"Divide up your cars. The first person who places all their cars on the map wins!"

So I called out the capitals and they had to drive their cars to the destination.  If they got their first, they could leave their car on that state. 




They had a blast!  And it was much funner than just rote memorizing. :)

4 comments:

JJ said...

OK, you are hired. My boys could benefit from such creativity! Great job, Christie!

Mary Grace Biggs said...

I remember memorizing states and capitals about a year ago. I remember all the states names but remember only half or a little more of the capitals

Muddled Muse said...

That's an awesome game to play!

Molly said...

And I come over and play... please?

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