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Teach basic map skills with this printable map activity. Students will learn how to read a map legend or key, follow directions, and recognize North, South, East, and West on a compass rose.


Me on the Map - A hands-on geography project! 100+ pages - $ - This blog post will walk you through the many great activities included in this download! See how this could be used in your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade classroom. Your students will have a much better understanding of their place in the world when you are done!

from Kids Activities Blog

Map Game: Following Directions Grid Game {Map Skills Activities}

A map game can help your child learn the important life skill of map reading. This fun activity combines following directions with map skills activities.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Landforms & Map Skills Unit

This is an activity that I would use when students are learning about perspective and their location in the world. This activity also incorporates other engaging worksheets for younger students to learn about landforms that make up our earth. I would use this activities when teaching about geography concepts in the classroom.


Follow Directions- Read the directions and add the details to the map. Fun activity to get students familiar with how a map works while teaching them how to follow directions! Perfect for the beginning of the 2nd grade school year!

from The Crafting Chicks

Me on the Map

Me on the Map - Activities, games, crafts, printables - These activities will keep the kids busy this summer!