Learning how to read, use, and make your own maps are definitely skills that will be useful for years to come. Check out our article on the importance of map skills. Then sign up below to get our free neighborhood map templates. We even have a video to show you how to use these for a lesson with kids or in the classroom.
Want the map project printables?
We have a worksheet for students to fill out.
This worksheet can be used for any age. Students fill out as much or as little as they want about their neighborhood. Then they'll use it to create their own neighborhood map.
We also have a blank map template for students to create their own neighborhood map.
We have both a blank map and also one with grids. This is great for aging up or down.
Looking for ideas on how how to use these templates for a neighborhood map lesson? Take a look at these tips from educator Trevor Muir. You can also read his article about the importance of map skills in today's classroom.