Individual Continent Puzzle Map

From Montessori Album
Individual Continent Puzzle Map
Social Studies - Geography
South America Map.JPG
LevelPrimary
Age3 +
PrerequisitesWorld Puzzle Map
MaterialsContinent Puzzle Map

This material teaches the child about the continents and the countries that make up each one.

Presentation

The first of these puzzles the child does should be the one of his own continent.

  1. Take the puzzle map to a mat. Place it to the left. (Two mats may be needed depending on size.)
    South America Map 1.JPG
  2. Take the control map to the mat. Place it to the right.
    South America Map 2.JPG
  3. Remove the pieces one at a time from the puzzle and place them on the corresponding spot on the control mat.
    South America Map 3.JPG
  4. Continue until all of the pieces have been place on the control mat.
    South America Map 4.JPG
  5. After all of the pieces have been removed, carefully replace them back in the puzzle.


Other Puzzle Maps:
Africa Map.JPG Asia Map.JPG Australia Map.JPG
Europe Map.JPG North America Map.JPG

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Material

I'm not sure why so many puzzle maps of Africa are missing Eritrea; it's been a country since 1993. South Sudan is missing from even more puzzles; it's been a country since 2011.

Where to Buy

Prices and links last checked: 05 August 2020

Africa Puzzle Map
Store Price
Alison's $50.40
Bruins $129.00
Maps with Countries Missing:
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$33.00
Adena
no South Sudan
$35.93
Affordable Montessori
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$49.00
Alison's
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$98.00
Alison's
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$34.00
E & O
no South Sudan
$60.00
Hello Wood
no South Sudan
$166.00
IFIT
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$37.00
Kid Advance
no South Sudan
$36.99
Leader Joy
no South Sudan
$45.95
Leader Joy
no South Sudan)(open back
$61.55
Materials Co. of Boston
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$89.00
Montessori Concepts
no South Sudan
$40.00
Montessori N' Such
no South Sudan
$46.00
Montessori Outlet
no South Sudan
$44.95
Nienhuis
no South Sudan
$143.50
Thinkamajigs
no South Sudan, or Eritrea
$48.95
Africa Control Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $5.00
Adena $5.93
Affordable Montessori $5.00
Alison's $5.00
Bruins $9.00
E & O $7.00
IFIT $4.00
Kid Advance $5.99
Leader Joy $5.95
Montessori Concepts $3.25
Montessori Outlet $2.95
Nienhuis $9.50
Thinkamajigs $4.95
Asia Puzzle Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $33.00
Adena $335.93
Affordable Montessori $49.00
Alison's $34.00
Alison's $50.40
Alison's $98.00
Bruins $130.00
E & O $60.00
Hello Wood $170.00
IFIT $37.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Leader Joy $45.95
Leader Joy
open back
$61.55
Materials Co. of Boston $89.00
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori N' Such $46.00
Montessori Outlet $45.95
Nienhuis $149.90
Thinkamajigs $48.95
Asia Control Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $5.00
Adena $2.93
Affordable Montessori $5.00
Alison's $5.00
Bruins $9.00
E & O $7.00
IFIT $4.00
Kid Advance $5.99
Leader Joy $5.95
Montessori Concepts $3.25
Montessori Outlet $2.95
Nienhuis $9.50
Thinkamajigs $4.95
Australia Puzzle Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $33.00
Adena $35.93
Affordable Montessori $49.00
Alison's $50.40
Alison's $75.00
Alison's $98.00
Bruins $100.00
E & O $60.00
Hello Wood $133.00
IFIT $37.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Leader Joy $45.95
Leader Joy
open back
$55.95
Materials Co. of Boston $96.00
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori N' Such $46.00
Montessori Outlet $34.95
Nienhuis $114.40
Thinkamajigs $48.95
Australia Control Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $5.00
Adena $5.93
Affordable Montessori $5.00
Alison's $5.00
Bruins $9.00
E & O $7.00
IFIT $4.00
Kid Advance $5.99
Leader Joy $5.95
Montessori Concepts $3.25
Montessori Outlet $2.95
Nienhuis $9.50
Thinkamajigs $4.95
Europe Puzzle Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $33.00
Adena $35.93
Affordable Montessori $49.00
Alison's $34.00
Alison's $98.00
Bruins $145.00
E & O $60.00
Hello Wood $170.00
IFIT $37.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Leader Joy $45.95
Leader Joy
open back
$55.95
Materials Co. of Boston $99.00
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori N' Such $46.00
Montessori Outlet $44.95
Nienhuis $157.50
Thinkamajigs $48.95
Europe Control Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $5.00
Adena $2.93
Affordable Montessori $5.00
Alison's $5.00
Bruins $9.00
E & O $7.00
IFIT $4.00
Kid Advance $5.99
Montessori Concepts $3.25
Montessori Outlet $2.95
Nienhuis $9.50
Thinkamajigs $4.95
North America Puzzle Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $33.00
Adena $35.93
Affordable Montessori $49.00
Affordable Montessori $29.00
Alison's $50.40
North America $98.00
Bruins $115.00
E & O $60.00
Hello Wood $147.00
IFIT $37.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Leader Joy $45.95
Leader Joy
open back
$55.95
Materials Co. of Boston $75.00
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori N' Such $46.00
Montessori Outlet $37.95
Nienhuis $131.50
Thinkamajigs $48.95
North America Control Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $5.00
Adena $2.93
Affordable Montessori $5.00
E & O $7.00
Alison's $5.00
Bruins $9.00
IFIT $4.00
Kid Advance $5.99
Leader Joy $5.95
Montessori Concepts $3.25
Montessori Outlet $2.95
Nienhuis $9.50
Thinkamajigs $4.95
South America Puzzle Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $33.00
Adena $35.93
Affordable Montessori $49.00
Alison's $98.00
Bruins $115.00
E & O $60.00
Hello Wood $145.00
IFIT $37.00
Kid Advance $36.99
Leader Joy $45.95
Leader Joy
open back
$55.95
Materials Co. of Boston $89.00
Montessori Concepts $40.00
Montessori Outlet $36.95
Nienhuis $122.20
Thinkamajigs $48.95
South America Control Map
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $5.00
Adena $5.93
Affordable Montessori $5.00
Alison's $5.00
Bruins $9.00
E & O $7.00
IFIT $4.00
Kid Advance $5.99
Leader Joy $5.95
Montessori Concepts $3.25
Montessori Outlet $2.95
Nienhuis $9.50
Thinkamajigs $4.95
Map Stands
Store Price
Absorbent Montessori $109.00
Adena $117.93
Affordable Montessori $145.00
Alison's $180.00
Alison's $185.00
Bruins $299.00
Bruins $309.00
E & O $194.00
Hello Wood $497.00
Hello Wood $525.00
IFIT
hold 8 maps
$125.00
Kid Advance
holds 8 maps
$359.99
Leader Joy
holds 8 maps
$180.95
Montessori Concepts
holds 8 maps
$100.00
Nienhuis $310.10
Thinkamajigs
holds 8 maps
$144.95
Map Cabinets
Store Price
Adena $117.93
Affordable Montessori $165.00
E & O $210.00
Hello Wood
holds 8 maps
$407.00
Hello Wood
holds 9 maps
$419.00
Hello Wood
holds 10 maps
$430.00
IFIT
hold 8 maps
$135.00
Kid Advance
hold 8 maps
$359.99
Leader Joy $210.95
Materials Co.of Boston $375.00
Montessori Concepts
hold 8 maps
$111.00
Montessori Outlet
holds 8 maps
$113.95
Replacement Knobs
Store Price
IFIT
5 knobs
$1.50
Materials Co. of Boston
25 knobs
$7.50
Montessori Outlet
10 knobs
$0.95
Nienhuis
1 knob
$1.50
Nienhuis
25 knobs
$22.50