Around the World Activity I-VI

 

 (Earning potential of $27 FunBucks with 6 available activities) 

     

          Earn FunBucks for each submitted activity.

How to Use Google Maps Street View
Watch this short video to learn how to use Google Maps for the activities below.

       Submit your answers and

        earn $5 FunBucks

I. Scavenger Hunt: Find Different Historical Landmarks
Introduction: Find and explore the historical landmarks using google maps street view and learn about them answering the questions.
Steps: Click on the button below to view the Scavenger Hunt.

Submit your completed activity and

        earn $7 FunBucks

II. Your Dream Vacation
 
Introduction: Search the web to find amazing vacation destinations and create a collage of your dream vacation. Be super creative. Add pictures from the web, from magazines, write, paint, draw, etc.
 
Steps: Ask them:
  1. Where would you go?
  2. What would you do?
  3. What fun spots would you visit?
  4. Have them draw paint or cut out their dream vacation
  5. Have them write 4 to 5 sentences answering the questions above and explaining why this is their dream vacation.

III. Postcard Art Project

Create your own postcard! You may print a template or create your postcard from scratch. 

Submit your completed postcard and earn $3 FunBucks

IV. Play an online Language Learning Game

 

Introduction: Play an online game and learn a new language!

 

Steps: 

Choose a game. ( Please note- some games are easier to play than others).

Submit a picture of your mask and earn $5 FunBucks

Additional Learning Material: For more information on African Masks History and Meaning click here.

V. Making an African Mask

 

Introduction: Have you ever made an African mask? Well now is your chance!

Materials:

  1. Cardboard

  2. Used newspapers Tissue papers

  3. Sellotape

  4. Black sketch

  5. Adhesive

  6. Decorative Buttons

  7. Hake Brush

  8. Flat brush

  9. Scissors

  10. Ruler

  11. Acrylic paints-Brown,Dark Brown, and Red

Steps: Watch the video for demonstration.

Adaptation for Early Elementary students (K-2nd): Paper Plate Mask-

Click on the button below to access and easier version.

Submit your blog or letter and earn $7 FunBucks

Add a Challenge: Gain more world knowledge and pick another country from the website to learn about. Read, watch, and listen to all of the great information provided.

VI. Blogging Around the World

Introduction: Have you always wanted to visit other parts of the world and write about the wonderful things you discovered? Well now is your chance.

Steps:

  1. Visit the Around the World website and pick a country of your choice.

  2. Read, watch, and listen to all of the great information about the specific country. Learn about its people, the language, history, sightseeing, and much more.

  3. You can also access some of the sightseeing places with Google Maps. (If you have not watched the video at the top of this page or done the previous assignments using this program, please make sure to watch the video before using Google Maps.)

  4. Now you can write your blog letting everyone know what you have learned from your chosen country. 

  5. Write 2 to 3 paragraphs explaining all of the great things you saw. 

Adaptation For Early Elementary students (K-2nd):

  1. After completing steps 1-3 only, write a letter to a friend letting them know of all the great things you have learned about your chosen country. (Younger kids might need help accessing and navigating the website above).