|Are you looking for a map for your grade 1's to discover where the land and water is found on the earth? This is a free printable for them to colour the land green and the water blue.|
Have them work independently or with a peer to complete this sheet. It is useful for teachers and also homeschoolers who want their students to learn how to use an atlas to discover their world. Map reading is an important concept to learn as it helps students make sense of their world. It builds spatial reasoning skills and helps students visualize where they are in relationship to other countries they have heard about. A student who hones this skill, spatial thinking, will have an advantage in our ever changing world that continues to develop and use technology.