Get Creative Together

Give every carschooler a piece of paper and a pencil. Have everyone draw a head and neck on their paper—it can be the head and neck of a person, animal, insect, monster, or whatever. Have them fold the paper in half so that no one can see the drawing—and pass it to the person next […]

What’s The Most Interesting City Name You Know?

When carschoolers get antsy on long trips, pull out your car atlas or map and challenge them to search for cities with weird and wacky names—the United States is full of them! You could also challenge them to find (in the atlas) the following cities and towns and ponder the meaning of the names:


Just How Accurate Are Historical Markers?

Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong, by James W. Loewen identifies historical markers, monuments, and sites in every state that have historical interpretations that are either misleading or wrong. Loewen is the author of the award-winning best seller Lies My Teacher Told Me, a book that discredits 12 leading high school history […]