Home Country Puzzle Map

From Montessori Album
Home Country Puzzle Map
Social Studies - Geography
USA Map.JPG
LevelPrimary
Age3 +
PrerequisitesIndividual Continent Puzzle Map
MaterialsCountry Puzzle Map

This material teaches the child about the parts of their home country.

Presentation

  1. Take the puzzle map and the control map to a mat (two mats may be needed depending on the size).
    Put the puzzle map on the left and the control mat on the right.
  2. Remove the pieces one at a time from the puzzle and place them on the corresponding spot on the control mat.
  3. After all of the pieces have been removed, carefully replace them back in the puzzle.


Other Puzzle Maps:
Canada Map.JPG

Points of Interest

Control of Error

  • Control map

Variations and Extensions

  • Trace the control map on the window or light table
    Map window tracing.JPG
  • Trace around each individual state on construction paper. Then cut out or pin punch out the shape. Glue the states to a large piece of paper.
    Pin Punch USA Map.jpg
  • Label each state.
  • Create state book.

Material

Where to Buy

Prices and links checked: 05 August 2020

USA
Store Price
Adena $35.93
Alison's $98.00
Bruins $145.00
E & O $54.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori Outlet $47.95
Nienhuis $161.20
Thinkamajigs $48.95
Canada
Store Price
Adena $35.93
Alison's $98.00
Alison's $98.00
Bruins $110.00
E & O $54.00
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori Outlet $36.95
Nienhuis $135.50
Thinkamajigs $48.95
Mexico
Store Price
Alison's $29.99
Bruins $100.00
Austria
Store Price
Nienhuis $143.50
France
Store Price
Nienhuis $176.50
Germany
Store Price
Alison's $4.99
Bruins $90.00
Nienhuis $145.00
The Netherlands
Store Price
Nienhuis $153.50
Sweden
Store Price
Nienhuis $144.40
Switzerland
Store Price
Nienhuis $168.50
United Kingdom
Store Price
Bruins $90.00
Nienhuis $141.50
Taiwan
Store Price
Nienhuis $177.70
China
Store Price
Nienhuis $152.50
Kid Advance $36.99
Japan
Store Price
Nienhuis $155.50
Australia
Store Price
Thinkamajigs $48.95
Bruins $100.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Nienhuis $114.40
Replacement Knobs
Store Price
Montessori Outlet
for 10
$0.95
Nienhuis
for 1
$1.50

Further Reading