This chart would be a great tool when trying to identify where the animal lives. To make this more useful and grade appropriate, students could include facts and major Texas bodies of water on the back!
Students start with their immediate surroundings and learn the concept of a map through mapping their classroom environment. The use of construction paper allows students to moving things around if they place them incorrectly.
Weekend Reflections: Maps, Counting Activities, and Data Organization
Freebie to help you- Rock your Blocks Center! Just add felt or foam pieces to your block center to create interactive maps. Kids can learn map skills, explore communities and community helpers, and practice a number of math and literacy skills!