As we continued our exploration of maps, the children were invited to explore this simple DIY table top map and drawing game. Like with most games I make for the children to explore, the process is very open ended. Even if I have an objective in mind, the children often take the idea and change it to make sense to them. For set up, I used tape on a large sheet of paper to map out [...]
We explored a variety of maps in my classroom. The goal of our mapping explorations was simply to compare different kinds of maps and what kinds of things can be found on a map like lines, colors, words, directions, land, sea, roads, and places. You can read about our simple introduction to maps on this post: Simple Exploration of Maps in Preschool. For a creative way to explore our maps, we invited the children to [...]
I have a little guy in my classroom that is always talking to me about a treasure he has found here or there and what goes well with treasure? Why a treasure map! Inspired by my little guys interest in treasure and treasure maps, we went on a simple exploration of a broad range of maps.
Have you ever noticed the similarities between road maps and mazes? We are exploring the connection between the two this week in preschool.
Come and explore Indiana then scroll on down to check the other posts being shared by my fellow bloggers about their own states in "Booking Across the USA!"
Come and see how we making postcards and keeping track of our postcards in this year's postcard exchange.
There is a story to these simple maps the children designed today in preschool...