Easy Reproducible Activities That Introduce Important Map and Geography Skills—and Help Kids Explore Their Neighborhood, Community, and Beyond
By Minnie Ashcroft and Stacey Klaman
Help young students build early map and geography skills with this collection of fun and easy activities. Students learn vocabulary words by playing geography bingo, read a neighborhood map and understand cardinal directions by helping a boy find his pet cat, recognize map symbols by playing dominoes, identify and locate the different states, and more! 64 pages + poster.
To reinforce students' understanding of cardinal directions, label the walls around your classroom north, south, east, and west. Think of an object such as a stuffed toy or a book...guide a volunteer to the object using cardinal directions. When the student finds the object, let him or her think of an object in the room and guide a classmate to it...