The Chinese map of Europe Here is a map of Europe, based on the phonetic translations from country-names in Chinese to English. So, each country has a name in Chinese that sounds like how it's pronounced in its native language, but the Chinese characters used to create that pronunciation have literal meanings different from their sounds.
South America Word Search features the names of all 14 South American countries. Puzzlers must look for the hidden names in all directions including backwards and diagonally. The names of the countries are given in a list and are also printed on the map that serves as a background image for the puzzle.
This simple project with help teach kids geography and increase their global awareness as they begin to grasp their city, state, country, and continent. We call it My Place in the World- it works great with the book "Me on the Map."