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Draw a Map

Materials

  • Paper
  • Pens or markers

Directions

  1. Help your child draw a simple map of her neighborhood.
  2. Include familiar and personal landmarks on her map: the mailbox, the store, the playground, her friend?s house, the fire station.
  3. Take this map with you on your walks and point out the landmarks as you go.
  4. On your walk, collect natural materials, such as acorns and leaves, to use for an art project.
  5. At home, map the location where you found these items.
  6. You can also draw maps of your yard, your house, or your child's bedroom.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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