Nicholas Academy

Social Studies

Printables, the Lifeboat Game, fifty states resources, educational quizzes for presidents, capitals, flags, countries of the world, college essays, medieval resources.

Social Studies


Quizzes for the presidents, state and world capitals, order of statehood, and World and US flags.

Fifty States

Resources to help with learning the fifty states and their capitals, flags, and order and date of statehood.

The Lifeboat Game

I wanted to see what my twelve year old would think of The Lifeboat Game. The Lifeboat Game, The Bomb Shelter Game, and The Fallout Shelter Game are games associated with values clarification, ethics, and death education exercises. Afterward, I made up a lifeboat passenger, Ms Ruthie, and wrote a little something from her point of view.

College Essays

The Battle of New Orleans, The Battle of Shiloh, The Panama Canal, and Eminent Domain

Middle Ages and Renaissance

Art, battles and weapons, knights and armor, geography, timelines, medieval food and more.

The Medieval Kingdom

Nicholas Academy is temporary home to my son's maille armor pictures and renaissance festival pictures and stories.


Order of Statehood Chart, State Capitals Chart, State Capitals Flash Cards, World Capitals Chart 1 - 2 - 3 - 4, and U.S. Presidents in Order Chart.

Countries of the World

A list of world countries, with brief information, including country flag, map, capital city, population, location, and bordering countries.