Be a travel agent
How you can help at home: Have your child plan a real or virtual trip - budget and all.
Your middle schooler and social studies
Though state standards vary widely, most middle schoolers take a year of U.S. history.
Does your child know your family tree?
Putting together a family tree is a great educational activity that uses math, writing, research, and history skills.
Make a multimedia family tree
Use your next family visit to teach the kids about their roots.