WonderMaps Pick Your Features! Print Your Maps! by Harvest Lane Cottage

Platforms: Software
Release Date: 2011
Genre(s): Geography
Publisher(s): Bright Ideas Press
Our Score
VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

WonderMaps Pick Your Features! Print Your Maps! by Harvest Lane Cottage

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Review by Harvest Lane Cottage

WonderMaps Pick Your Features! Print Your Maps!

Bright Ideas Press

We love Wondermaps!

The makers of Mystery of History have done it again. WonderMaps has filled a place in our homeschool that has been empty for a long time.  I have to confess; mapping skills have seemed boring and pointless to me in the past.  WonderMaps has made maps come alive in a wonder-ful way.

To begin with, my kids and I took turns just exploring the software.  I thought it would take five minutes, then ten, then fifteen… you get the picture. They were having fun!

This is going to change history for us.  Pun intended.  The kids will get to use maps in their studies.  Sometimes I will have them use the program; sometimes I will print out maps for them.  I think that is one of the strengths of this program; you can choose how to use it.  That’s an important key in any homeschooling or educational product.  Don’t think this is just for homeschoolers, either.  This would be helpful to any student- even college.  I remember having to do maps in college, also.  This is a product that can be used in multiple grade levels because of its interactive properties.  You can add or remove features on the map to make it just what you need.  Can you tell that I’m excited about this product?  I need more than five stars!  Sometimes show and tell is better.  Have a look.

I like the historical maps, especially the ancient times maps.  These include many Biblical maps.  Many of the historical maps have modern overlays.  This will make it much easier for the children to understand the progression of historical boundaries.  There are so many great features.  Here’s the map of Iraq and the surrounding area.  I had no idea just how mountainous the areas to the north and east were.  There were also only two major rivers- the Euphrates and the Tigris.  No wonder the photos we see of the region look so dry and barren.

These two maps are of the “Stans” as WonderMaps calls them.   One is black and white; one has the color overlay.  I include them so that you can see the two options.

From the Bright Ideas Press Website:

WonderMaps is designed with easy-to-use layers that allow you to enjoy great customizable features with just a click. Select:

  • historical or modern-day maps
  • outline, reference, political, or topographical maps
  • black-and-white or color maps
  • features including:  names, borders, rivers, cities, physical features, and graticules

WonderMaps includes:

  • 60+ maps of the world
  • 60+ maps of the USA
  • 125 historical maps, including 25 biblical maps
  • The complete map sets from The Mystery of History vols. I–III and All American History vols. I & II

Discover how much excitement maps and geography will add to your learning experience through the amazing features of WonderMaps.

Imagine—Maps Could Become Your Favorite Part of Teaching!

RETAIL PRICE: $49.95

Timberdoodle Price:  $44.95

I love Timberdoodle!  I have enjoyed their catalogs, products, and customer service for over ten years.  I highly recommend their company.

You can find some great geography puzzles here.

For a free catalog, click here!

Legal Disclosure:
As a member of Timberdoodle’s Blogger Review Team I received a free copy of WonderMaps in exchange for a frank and unbiased review.


Posted by Timberdoodle Co. | 24 Oct 2011 | 5 star, All Reviews

Leave a Reply

What is 6 + 15 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

Pictures

Timberdoodle A Young Scholar's Guide to Composers
Timberdoodle Body of Evidence DVD set
Timberdoodle Body of Evidence Screen Shot
Timberdoodle Buddy Blocks
Timberdoodle Raising Real Men
Timberdoodle Purpllinker
Timberdoodle Purpllinker At Table
Timberdoodle Purpllinker In Car
Timberdoodle WonderMaps
Timberdoodle WonderMaps Samples
Timberdoodle WonderMaps How
Timberdoodle Visual Latin
Timberdoodle Visual Latin DVDs
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 01
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 02
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 03
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 04
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 05
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 06
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 07
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 08
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 09
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 10
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 11
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Fantastic Five 12
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Our Side of the Mountain
Drawing USA Presidents Review by Our Side of the Mountain 02
Timberdoodle Co Logo
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 01
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 02
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 03
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 04
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 05
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 06
Drawing USA Presidents Review By Bow of Bronze 07
DrawingUSAPresidentsReviewBySimplyAtHome
DrawingUSAPresidentsReviewBySimplyAtHome02
DrawingUSAPresidentsReviewBySimplyAtHome03
DrawingUSAPresidentsReviewBySimplyAtHome04
Drawing USA Presidents Review - Diane Estrella
Drawing USA Presidents Review - Diane Estrella
Drawing USA Presidents Review - Diane Estrella
Drawing USA Presidents Review - Diane Estrella
Drawing USA Presidents Review - Diane Estrella
Drawing the Presidents review by Eclectic Musings
Drawing the Presidents review by Eclectic Musings
Drawing the Presidents review by Eclectic Musings
Drawing the Presidents review by Eclectic Musings
2 star review
4 stars
A Kid's Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA reviews
Sample from A Kid's Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA
Sample from A Kid's Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA
Sample from A Kid's Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA
Sample from A Kid's Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA
Inchimals Review for Timberdoodle by Delightful Learning
Inchimals Review for Timberdoodle by Delightful Learning
Inchimals Review for Timberdoodle by Delightful Learning
Inchimals Review for Timberdoodle by Delightful Learning
Inchimals Review for Timberdoodle by Delightful Learning
Inchimals Review Pages
Knot So Fast Review for Timberdoodle
Knot So Fast Review for Timberdoodle
Knot So Fast Review for Timberdoodle
Knot So Fast Review for Timberdoodle
Knot So Fast Review for Timberdoodle
BeginningThinkingSkillsReview1
BeginningThinkingSkillsReview2
BeginningThinkingSkillsReview3
Gabriele of Work Of Childhood
Can You Find Me? Kindergarten
Can You Find Me? Kindergarten sample
Can You Find Me? Preschool
Can You Find Me? Preschool sample
Can You Find Me? Preschool sample
Simply Draw with Bob Parsons
BambinoLUK Review by Raising Olives
BambinoLUK Review by Raising Olives
BambinoLUK Review by Raising Olives
Inchimals Review by Raising Olives
Inchimals Review by Raising Olives
Inchimals Review by Raising Olives
Inchimals Review by Raising Olives
Inchimals Review by Raising Olives
Inchimals Review by Raising Olives
5 star review
Building Thinking Skills 1
Building Thinking Skills 2
Building Thinking Skills 3 Figural
Building Thinking Skills Beginning
Building Thinking Skills 3 Verbal
Building Thinking Skills Book 1 Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 1 Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 1 Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 2 Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 3 Figural Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 3 Figural Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 3 Figural Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 3 Verbal Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 3 Verbal Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Book 2 Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Beginning Sample Page
Building Thinking Skills Beginning Sample Page
Mathematical Reasoning Book E, 4th Grade
Mathematical Reasoning Book A, Kindergarten
Mathematical Reasoning Advanced
Mathematical Reasoning Advanced, Teacher's Book
Mathematical Reasoning Book B, 1st Grade
Mathematical Reasoning Beginning Book 1, 3 Year Olds
Mathematical Reasoning Beginning
Mathematical Reasoning Book C, 2nd Grade
Mathematical Reasoning Book D, 3rd Grade
Mathematical Reasoning Sample Page
Mathematical Reasoning Sample Page
Mathematical Reasoning Beginning Sample
Mathematical Reasoning Sample Page
Mathematical Reasoning Sample Page
Mathematical Reasoning Sample Page
Mathematical Reasoning Sample Page
Bambino By Beyond 123
Bambino By Beyond 123 Critical Thinking Set 1
Bambino By Beyond 123
Bambino By Beyond 123 Special Needs Set
Bambino By Beyond 123 Starter Set
Bambino Starter Set
Lego Creationary Game
Lego Creationary Game
Lego Creationary Game
Lego Creationary Game
Lego Creationary Game
Lego Creationary Game
LEGO Creationary
Solitaire Chess from Joy In Our Journey
Solitaire Chess from Joy In Our Journey
Solitaire Chess from Joy In Our Journey
Solitaire Chess
Simply Draw - Peace Creek on the Prairie
Simply Draw - Peace Creek on the Prairie
Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys
Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys
Inchimals by Fat Brain Toys
391-404-5
391-404-6
391-404-7
Inchimals
Simply Draw with Bob Parsons
Simply Draw with Bob Parsons
Simply Draw with Bob Parsons
Settlers from My Life on a Taffy Pull
Chess_08 from My Life on a Taffy Pull
Chess from My Life on a Taffy Pull
Knot So Fast
knotspics
Knot So Fast
Knot So Fast
Knot So Fast