Map skills are an acquired skill and the best way to acquire them is through practice. Here are some simple and fun ways you can help your children acquire and improve their map skills.
Making your own map can be a great way to learn about a region. As you trace the map, you are forced to pay attention to key aspects of the region. It can also be a great supplement as you study the journey of a traveler. These two methods of map tracing are easy to do, enhance your study of a region, and add variety to any geography study. (Includes video tutorials.)