A Playground Walk

Topic: Locating Places: Pictorial Maps
Student activity
Geography: Kindergarten

This is the student activity 1 of 6 of the Locating places: people live in places learning activity.

Task No. 1

A Playground Walk

Share the picture book Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins, focusing on the words describing position or movement.

Students plot a trail through their pictorial map. Using the language of position they record a verbal trail through their playground map in a similar format to the text in Rosie’s Walk. Another student follows the trail guided by the recording.