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Mad About Maps

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. 

Stage 2 Geography

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.

Curriculum links and syllabus outcomes:

  • 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.


The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre


2 Hours


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