Making map and buildings - use houses and signs from other posts. This would be a good project for peer tutoring activity - would have to span several sessions and could use it for teaching between growth spurts.
50 States Word Search Puzzle - United States Geography. Have your students look for all fifty states in this giant word search puzzle. The list of the states is given below the 23x23 grid. The words can be found forwards or backwards, going up and down or across, or even diagonally.