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This pack contains a fun geography activity that students love - mapping their own fun fair! This social studies activity makes a great geography lesson. It's also a fantastic way to build upon ordinal directions and early mapping skills.


This easy-to-use packet includes:

  • Teacher Instructions
  • Geographic features (natural and built environment)
  • Bird's eye view information
  • Map keys and cardinal directions activities
  • Recording geographic features of the Fun Fair map
  • Writing ordinal directions to the location of the toilet (bathroom) on the Fun Fair map (comes with both 'toilet block' and 'bathroom' wording options)
  • Student brochure of the Fun Fair - their own Fun Fair map designed by them with a key and directions to a special location.


Also comes with a 10 slide whole-class PowerPoint you can use to guide students through the lesson.


You can also purchase this product on Teachers Pay Teachers

Fun Fair Mapping Activity Geography Map Making

  • File Info

    PDF & PowerPoint 36 pages zipped file

  • ACARA Alignment


    Location and transformation

    • Describe position and movement (ACMMG010)

    • interpreting the everyday language of location and direction, such as ‘between’, ‘near’, ‘next to’, ‘forward’, ‘toward’.

    • following and giving simple directions to guide a friend around an obstacle path and vice versa.

    YEAR 1 – Maths

    Location and transformation

    • give and follow directions to familiar locations

    • understanding that people need to give and follow directions to and from a place, and that this involves turns, direction and distance.

    • understanding the meaning and importance of words such as ‘clockwise’, ‘anticlockwise’, ‘forward’ and ‘under’ when giving and following directions.

    • interpreting and following directions around familiar locations.

    YEAR 1 – HASS

    •They represent the location of different places and their features on labelled maps and present findings in a range of texts and use everyday language to describe direction and location.

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