Map game and drawing in preschool

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 [...]

By | March 8th, 2015|Categories: Creative Art, Drawing, Games|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

More with maps in preschool

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 [...]

By | March 7th, 2015|Categories: Creative Art|Tags: , |0 Comments