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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 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


Map Making Geography Prepositional Whole Class Activity

  • File Info

    PDF 12 pages

  • ACARA Alignment

    Australia (ACARA)


    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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