(Of course it needed their imagination! I'm not frikkin employed by Maison Blanc.)
But we did other stuff too, 'cos we is smug bastard home educators; we play games with our geography, run our river down the back lane, and write our erosion knowledge while working in pairs, groups or all alone, just as the fancy takes us.
I suppose the point of this post is, take heart if you are pulling Tinkertop out of school; you can probably do no worse with your geography class of one or six than teech did with 36 and the kid fondly known as Harry the Violent. (And who knows, your approach might even be better.)