Representing geographical information

Topic: People Live in Places
Student activity
Geography: Kindergarten

This is the student activity 1 of 3 of the Locating places: pictorial maps learning activity.

Task No. 1

Drawing maps

Draw a pictorial map of your desk and then go outside and draw a pictorial map of your playground. 

Task No. 2

Describing Location

After you've drawn your pictorial maps of your desk and the playground, describe the location of important places in your playground and share this in small groups or record it as a movie in an app like Adobe Voice. 

Task No. 3

A Playground Walk

After you've read the book 'Rosie's Walk' by Pat Hutchins, plot a trail using your playground pictorial map. Use the words below to describe your trail for another student to follow, like Rosie's trail in the book.