Are you looking for a whole class mapping activity? One that can engage your students in a geography lesson? Included in this pack are 20 mapping tiles that students can use to create a whole class-map, have fun AND be engaged. This is the perfect way to reinforce geographic concepts such as features, places, spaces, how spaces are used and how to care for spaces.


Note: this is not a 'birds-eye view' but rather an introduction to the idea of mapping places, so images are from a front view perspective.


This easy-to-use packet includes tiles that include well-known places such as:

  • airport
  • farm
  • camping ground
  • city/town
  • roads
  • park
  • park
  • school
  • shops
  • construction area


Aligned to the following curriculum

Australia (ACARA) 8.3


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.


•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.

Map Making Geography Prepositional Whole Class Activity

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