Maps– Geography for the Primary Grades: PowerPoint Slideshow and Printables for Kindergarten and First Grade
Teach your geography standards with these map skills activities that are sure to engage your students!
This unit is also included in my Thematic Units BIG Bundle. Click here to see the bundle!
(Some activities require a map or globe for students to view.)
All About Maps PowerPoint Slideshow (14 Slides)
This slideshow is packed full of information about maps and globes. The information is presented in a way that will teach your students about the features and purposes of maps and globes, while also giving them an understanding of geographical features such as continents, oceans, countries, and states.
Pages 5-6 – Reading and Drawing a Map
Read and color a bedroom map. Then create your own map!
Pages 7-8 – Land and Water World Map Activities
Informational Worksheet and Craftivity
Pages 9-15 – All About Maps Shape Book
Practice fine motor skills and non-fiction reading with this circular shape book!
Pages 16-17 – Cut and Glue Word Maps Labeling Sheets
Cut and glue to label the continents and the oceans.
Pages 18-19 Globe and Map Search Activities
Write the Globe (or Map) with the A-Z printable. Search for features on a globe
Pages 20-70– “My Home” Stagger Books
With a version for each of the 50 United States (plus one non-specific version), these stagger books help children see where they live, from street address to continent. (This is a great supplement to the book "Me on the Map.")
Page 71– Optional "Planet" Page for Stagger Book
This page can be used to add a final "Planet" page to the "My Home" Stagger Book
Pages 72-85 – Duplicate of PowerPoint Slideshow
If you do not have access to PowerPoint, you may wish to project these PDF pages. The PowerPoint slideshow is zipped with this file.
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