Discover dinosaurs, climb mountains, search oceans and seas – while solving fun and challenging word searches! Simple clues give kids ages 8 and up hints about each word as they uncover fascinating facts, from garden flowers to galaxies. Handy reference maps will strengthen their world geography and map-reading skills. Fun activities, codes, and games coupled with critical thinking questions reinforce new vocabulary words and facts. With so many captivating pioneers, inventors, and explorers to learn about, young learners will be motivated to solve each challenging puzzle. Features include an easy reference answer key, perforated pages great for individual worksheets, concept and skill focus listed at bottom corner of each page, parent guide and recommended activities pages and more. Reinforces the following skills: reading; eye-hand coordination; spelling; vocabulary; writing; identification; comprehension; facts about everyday things; world geography; map reading; critical thinking; focus and patience.