All About Maps Free Printables and Resources

January 2, 2019

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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There are so many fun ways to use maps in your homeschool that you can do an entire unit study on maps!

all about maps free printables and resources

Using Maps

Maps can be used for geography and history lesson and are a great tool to learn about people and places in the world. When I was younger they were an important tool so that you could drive to where you wanted to go without getting lost! Now, with so much technology at our hands, maps aren’t as necessary as they once were, but it is an important skill to learn about. Have you ever been on a road trip where there was no Wi-Fi signal?

Resources for Reading Maps

Here are some fun resources to teach your children about maps and how to read them!

Map Printables

Map Skills Printables:

Test your knowledge with this Map Symbol Bingo from Get Out with Kids.

Map Skills Unit Studies and Lesson Plans:

Learning about the Compass Rose Printables:

Free Online Map Games

Learning about the Compass and Directions with Mr. Donn – there are free games, and online lessons, power point presentations and more!

In Conclusion

Just because we have GPS now doesn’t mean that learning how to read maps and growing map skills isn’t important. Be sure to weave in some studies on maps alongside your geography curriculum



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