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Another experiment to make the Paths of Exploration curriculum more tactile. This is part of the Columbus unit. Lesson 1, Part 1. How to Make a Compass... an easy 20 minute project for hands-on learning!

How to Make a Compass - Live and Learn Farm

Map Skills Today’s post was written by guest writer, Nancy Earnest.   Pre-K teacher, Nancy Earnest, read my recent post about Map Making and shared with me her method of teaching map skills. I asked Nancy if she would mind sharing it on PreKinders. Nancy recommends making model maps of the classroom in 3D before making a …

Penny Maps: 3-D Maps with Children - PreKinders

Making a Sensory Play Mat

Fun For First: maps, I like beginning with me on the map and then using the Three Little Pigs story to make a map.

Fun For First: maps

I like this food idea for map, but it can be used for landforms

printable maps

There's a Map on My Lap!: All About Maps

There's a Map on My Lap!: All About Maps

printable map of the USA - LOTS of FREE printables for kids here that are BEAUTIFULLY designed. Maps, flash cards, coloring pages, mazes, games...

Printable Map of The USA - Mr Printables

30 Geography Activities for Kids

30 Fun Geography Activities for Kids

Social Studies Online - Holy cow! TONS of maps, games, and more!

Social Studies Online

ACTIVATE/USE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: What do you already know about why people use maps? Write your ideas in your reading journal.

Making Maps Lesson Plans for Kinders, 1st

Sharing Kindergarten: Making Maps

Making Maps Lesson Plans from Sharing Kindergarten

Making Maps Lesson Plans

printable map of the USA - LOTS of FREE printables for kids here!

Printable Map of The USA - Mr Printables


Reach the World's GeoGames: The New Way to Teach GeoGraphy

basic map intro

Links to tons of map activities and sites

Basic Skill Practice Games

Map intro for K

WebQuest... like the links included.

Map Skills site - Map Skills - Free Lesson Plans, Activities, Games

love. this would be so fun and colorful.

The Floss Box | USA Map Embroidery

Pirate telescope craft


Pirate Crafts for Summer School.

Picture steps for how to make a Pirate hat

How to make a pirate hat instructions (SB4195) - SparkleBox