History and Geography

Adapted from The Virginia Homeschool Manual. 

Compiled by Vicki Bentley, Susan Brooks, Janice Campbell, and Rachel Ramey

Most of the subject-specific resources can be ordered from the major curriculum suppliers listed under “Homeschool Material Sources,” but publisher websites are indicated where appropriate. Publisher websites often offer additional product information, articles, links to other sites, and free e-newsletters.

A History of US

Joy Hakim’s books use an ancient teaching method: STORYTELLING. Today it is known as narrative nonfiction.

All Through the Ages

All Through the Ages by Christine Miller is a guide for teaching and learning history using narrative histories, compelling non-fiction, and literature rather than textbooks.

America’s History: A Series of Tuttle Twins Stories

A 240-page storybook that teaches inspiring stories and powerful ideas from our nation’s past, to help empower your children to live their best lives today.

Around the World in 180 Days

The second edition of Around the World in 180 Days is a geography and history program covering the history, geography, and culture of every continent.

Beautiful Feet Books

To help homeschool parents ignite wonder and connect with their kids through the best stories and guided lessons.

BiblioPlan

A Classical History and Literature Curriculum for Christian Home Schoolers, Home School Cooperatives and Schools

Biography

You can research biographical information on more than 20,000 famous people. Geared more toward entertainment figures.

Compass Classroom

Dave Raymond applies a Christian worldview to the characters, events, theology, literature, art, and religious beliefs throughout history.

Diana Waring’s History Revealed

Diana Waring’s History Revealed is a world history curriculum that makes history memorable and exciting, while encouraging relationships and engaging students!

Drive Thru History

Join Dave Stotts and explore the people, places, and events that shaped our world!

Geography Matters

GeoMatters (Geography Matters, Inc) is a diverse, home-based corporation founded by Josh and Cindy Wiggers. We create, write, publish, and distribute books both in print and digital download versions. In addition we design and create maps in various sizes and formats—paper, laminated, reproducible book, printable cd rom and digital download. Most of the materials we publish are available for resale while all are offered on our website and at conventions to educators and families around the world.

GeoToys LLC

Our mission is to make geography fun with puzzles, toys and games.

Hands-On Geography: Easy & Fun Activities for Exploring God’s World

Christian-oriented curriculum that is both affordable and easy-to-use with children of different ages at the same time.

Heritage History

At Heritage History, we seek to promote, not so much the study of history as the enjoyment of History.

History Through the Ages

Unleash a love of learning in your child with History Through the Ages hands-on history materials!
Featuring timelines, maps, lap books, and history studies designed for your child to live the lessons!

Jonathan Park Audio Adventures

Jonathan Park audio adventures are action-packed stories, based on real places and real events – exciting stories full of scientific evidences that support the biblical account of creation. Millions of people around the world have been inspired and equipped by the Jonathan Park products and radio broadcasts, as they have learned how science is in complete harmony with the book of Genesis.

Landmark History of the American People

A fascinating introduction to American culture as it has shaped and been shaped by events from the Pilgrims to the mid-1800s.

Let’s Go Geography

Let’s Go Geography is the kind of active, hands-on learning that moms & kids love. It’s a homeschool geography curriculum with maps to explore, flags to color and glue, videos to watch, writing projects, and coloring & crafts.

Little Passports

Globally-inspired children’s activity kits related to geography, culture, science, & art that spark kids’ curiosity about the world around them.

Mapping the World By Heart

Teaches students to draw – entirely from memory – detailed world maps including the names, borders, mountain ranges, rivers, and major cities of more than 190 countries.

Mapping The World With Art

Can serve as a geography course or as a supplement to your history studies.

Master Books

Inspired by the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling.

Notgrass

Christian homeschool history curriculum for students in first grade through high school. Learn through engaging lessons, beautiful photos and illustrations, primary source documents, inspiring literature, and creative activities

Simply Charlotte Mason

A six-year history rotation because we want to emphasize Bible history alongside world history; therefore, we spread the ancient civilizations over three years so you’re not rushing through Genesis to Acts in one year.

Streams of Civilization

A comprehensive overview of ancient history from Creation through the 1620s. Written from a Christian perspective, this hardcover edition contains vocabulary terms, comprehension questions, and suggested projects. The text contains many colorful images and maps, as well as additional side-bars.

Tapestry of Grace

Christian classical unit study approach

The Mighty Works of God

A Providential History Series for the Home and School, that the boys and girls of the 21st Century might remember the mighty works of God in bringing forth this nation.

The Mystery of History

The Mystery of History was designed to teach students not only about history, but about God’s presence in history, and how He reveals Himself to mankind through Jesus Christ.

The Story of the World

Suitable for early and middle grades, this four-volume set covers the sweep of human history through time and place, giving students the background needed to gain meaning from the past.

Trick Geography

Trick Geography moves students from geographic illiteracy to command of:
-World countries, US states, Canadian provinces and territories
-Locations, shapes, and capitals
-Major bodies of water, rivers, mountains, peninsulas, deserts, and plains.

TruthQuest History

Seeking God’s truth…embedded in the flow of history!

Wall Chart of World History

Wall chart of world history

WallBuilders

WallBuilders is an organization dedicated to presenting America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on the moral, religious, and constitutional foundation on which America was built.

Westvon Publishing

We offer home eduction products that challenge and encourage children to learn and flourish. Economical, well crafted and dedicated to quality. We offer only products we feel are an assest to your homeschooling experience.