• School and Learning
    Maps and Globes
    Making and Reading Maps
    Making and Reading MapsMaps help kids understand the concept of location. These activities will help your child practice making and reading maps. Directions Help your child draw a simple map of his bedroom, house, yard, or neighborhood. Make a ma...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • School and Learning
    Activities for Preschoolers
    Draw a Map
    Draw a MapMaterials Paper Pens or markersDirections Help your child draw a simple map of her neighborhood. Include familiar and personal landmarks on her map: the mailbox, the store, the playground, her friend?s house, the fire station. Take this...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • School and Learning
    Activities for Preschoolers
    Play City
    Play CityMaterials Markers Large sheet of paperDirections Using markers on a large sheet of paper, draw an imaginary city big enough for your child's cars and trucks. Be sure to include some landmarks familiar to your child: bank, grocery store, ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Geography Activities
    Young Map Makers
    Young Map MakersFor: Kids 6 to 10 Required: Drawing materials Before the start of school, walk or drive to school with your children, and have them jot down the names of the streets you travel, landmarks you pass, friends' houses you see, and the...
    Steve Bennett

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