In this guide, you will find directions for creating interactive, digital maps using Google My Maps. It is recommended that this activity be used with students in third grade or higher. This is a digital activity and will require a Google login and a device with internet connection for access to the resources referenced.
In this activity students first research a country of their choice. Once compiling information about various locations throughout the country, students will begin to create their digital culture map. Follow the instructions included when beginning on the maps. Your students will enjoy personalizing their maps by selecting icons, adding text descriptions, and locating Google Images to make their maps engaging and informative.