A Map-Themed Family Movie Night
One of the many things that I love about Brave Writer is the fact that the Brave Writer Lifestyle includes family movie night. I learned early on in my homeschooling career that Family Movie Night can be educational, so I was over-the-moon to see that Brave Writer meshed with my educational philosophy. I knew I had to include Brave Writer as a part of our homeschool curriculum.
Lately, our family has been a bit map-obsessed. When my children are passionate about a topic, I like to create opportunities for learning and so I put together a map skills unit study, and this unit study fit very well with the Brave Writer Lifestyle, as it provided countless opportunities for reading, writing, storytelling, and conversation.
I love to end our unit studies with a movie or documentary that fits the unit study theme. Family movie nights can be educational and fun… and you’re making precious memories, too!
Today, I’m going to share some ideas for a map-themed family movie night.
Making movie night special
A while ago, I wrote a post about how we make our family movie night an educational and memorable experience. You can read that post here.
Map-themed movies for little kids
Here are some suggestions for map (and pirate) themed movies for a younger audience:
Map-themed movies for big kids
Here are some map-themed picks for older children:
Don’t forget these fantastic documentaries!
Now, it’s your turn. Tell me, do you consider family movie night to be educational? What map-themed movie do you adore? Share here!
Cait co-hosts The Homeschool Sisters Podcast and is co-founder of Raising Poppies, a community for parents of gifted and twice-exceptional children. Cait is also founder of the Family Book Club at My Little Poppies, a fantastic community of book-loving parents and the Gameschool Community at My Little Poppies, a vibrant community of gameschoolers.
Cait is a contributing writer for Simple Homeschool and GeekMom. Her work has also appeared on The Huffington Post, The Mighty, and Scary Mommy. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram
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