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Picture Books About Maps and Mapping
There are days when I feel extremely confident that navigation technology was created specifically with me in mind. Quite literally, maps help them figure out their place in the world. Maps- they help you get to where you want to go. But what about the crow? What kind of map does he use? Come follow 5 different animals as they show you their favorite ways to go. The Cat in the Hat introduces beginning readers to maps—the different kinds city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain, etc.
Teaching maps and geography to kids helps ground them to where they are in the world and where others live. I love that when we talk about geography we talk about culture, we talk about the skills of map reading, and we talk about how the world is bigger than just ourselves. Find these map books for children at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience. Maps can help children understand and explore both their everyday environment and faraway places. With an appealing search-and-find technique, Follow That Map! Kids will enjoy following Sally and her friends as they search for Max and Ollie, a mischievous dog and cat on the lam from the backyard. Sally and friends take an imaginative trip through the neighborhood, city and country, around the world and beyond.
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If you're planning a road trip or vacation, it's a great time to introduce your kids to maps and atlases. Of course, kids' natural curiosity about their place in the world, and the visual appeal of a well-drawn map, makes anytime a good time to explore these kinds of books together too!
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Get my ebook when you join my newsletter! This ebook is chock-full of practical tips and advice on how to feel less overwhelmed and better manage your time. Help your child learn about their world, the differences between cities and states, and how to read a map with these 9 geography books for kids. Introducing kids to geography and our globe is a fantastic way to learn about where we live. For instance, I explained that the Earth consists of seven continents.
Sharing is caring - thank you for spreading the word! My kids and I recently began diving headfirst into our geography lessons. And both kids have really developed their map reading skills thanks in part to some of the books I review below. Well, we went camping this past weekend, and both kids spent a lot of time looking over the campground map. XGirl wanted me to tell her what each item in the key represented so she could then find it on the map.