NAME OF THE ACTIVITY / METHOD
GOALS AND BENEFITS
Children learn the route to take to school by engaging in a map of their route. They use their imagination to draw their walk from home to school.
RATED BY CHILDREN
RATED BY PARENTS
RATED BY TEACHERS
Children learn the route to take to school by engaging in a map of their route. They use their imagination to draw their walk from home to school. It’s a fun way to interact with their classmates and teacher. It leads to the discovery of their neighborhood.
You start with a drawing of a map on a card. The card is distributed to the children and explained. As the maps are all different, children will compare and identify similarities and differences. As a result, the children will discover their municipality, their school, and the path they travel to get there.
What We Found
How to Start
Draw or find an easy map online that can be copied for children to use. Put together simple instructions for them to follow on how to draw their walking route to school. If necessary, do a sample one to share with them. Provide colorful pencils or markers for them to use to draw. Also, stickers can be a fun way for them to decorate their routes. Have them present their routes to the class or share them in a circle.