I love kids’ maps, both of real and imaginary places.
Here are a few examples of my daughters’ map making. We had such fun!
Your kids can create all sorts of wonderful 2-D maps with paper and markers like . . .
– treasure maps
– maps of the neighborhood
– maps for a story they’re writing
– maps of the house
– maps of dinosaur bones in the sand box
– maps to the library or playground
You can help your child label the places on the map, or follow the map in search of —
3-D maps like . . .
– Mazes through the pillows
-Recycled junk towns
Have fun! And, if you want extra credit, teach your child the word “cartographer” = map maker.