Mad About Maps is a hands-on geography program that presents the skills of navigation, introduces the concepts of BOLTS, map making and data collection in a way that is fun and full of movement. Takes place in The Ian Potter Children's Wild Play Garden.
This program is a hands-on geography skills and play based learning program that takes place in Centennial Park’s newest learning space, The Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden.
Mad About Maps activities:
From big to small, mud mapping with a focus on BOLTS
Using paper maps to complete a wild play treasure/ scavenger hunt
Eco-art mapping activities reflecting on the variety of the WILD PLAY garden habitats, including banksia scrub, grassland meadows and bamboo forest.
GE2-1 examine features and characteristics of places and environments
GE2-2 describe the ways people, places and environments interact
GE2-4 acquire and communicate geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry.