Homeschooling with The Amazing Race! Episode 19 (9/30/12)

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In Feb 2013, I created a country report printable to use with my kids, along with The Amazing Race (discussed briefly in the first 15 min of ep 27 and 28,). It has been updated and improved upon a couple of times since then…and is now available for sale on my website:
Beckie and I have also started a Homeschooling with The Amazing Race Facebook group, for sharing ideas! Come join us!

Homeschooling with The Amazing Race, Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast

In this episode we catch up after a week off, chat about fun and games while homeschooling, and…

Homeschooling with The Amazing Race!

Learn about all the great ideas we’ve found on the web, and some we thought up ourselves, on how to turn the tv show “The Amazing Race” into geography and social studies lessons!

Links in this episode:

Red Cabbage pH Indicator

Egg Tempera Paint

Trading Up Game

Homeschool Realm Exchange Change Game

Write with the Best (New writing curriculum the mom’s are trying out)

Secular Homeschooling Magazine (Sadly, this magazine and it’s website no longer exist, so we’ve removed the link.)…But there is a new secular homeschooling magazine now by the Secular Homeschooler.

Wright on Time Book Series

Do Life Right, Inc

FlyladyFlying with Homeschoolers

Books in this episode:

The Secret Kingdom by Jenny Nimmo

Emily the Strange: Lost Days by Rob Reger

Seed by Ania Ahlborn

Parenting Beyond Belief by Dale McGowen

Once Upon a Curse by E.D. Baker

Dragon’s Milk by Susan Fletcher

Witch and Wizard by James Patterson

Witch and Wizard: The Gift by James Patterson

A Gift of Dragons by Anne McCaffery

The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall by Anne McCaffery

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

Links of the week:

Homeschooling with The Amazing Race:

Topic starts at 46:40, if you want to jump right to this content

CBS Website for Amazing Race

Amazing Race Current Cast

Homeschooling with the Amazing Race on Annie-Babble

Printable World Maps

Tracking the Amazing Race on Google Earth

Wikipedia entry for countries visited in previous seasons of Amazing Race

Geography Games

Creative Homeschooling blog post about the Amazing Race

Homeschooling with the Amazing Race (Our Facebook group to share ideas!)

This episode is sponsored by Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at

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