On the wheel, on the map
We’ve been studying a lot about map reading and map making, and yesterday afternoon I brought out a huge sheet of posterboard and let the children create and label their own “treasure map”.Â (Little Hen’s idea is to re-create the map in real-life in the backyard and then use their map to find the “treasure”. Â Pretty clever idea, actually.
My only concern is creating the “grape soda lake” they drew on the map…Â Â 😉
If the rain holds out, I think the girls will have a great time with their treasure hunt this afternoon.
I was feeling a bit under the weather, so while the kids worked on the map, we all listened to some Grimm’s Fairy Tales on book CD, and I had a chance to sit down and rest and work on the wheel.
Here’s what I got done yesterday.Â Not too shabby for my second attempt at using the wheel (after some serious practice with scrap roving), don’t you think? Â Â I hope to get some more done later today as we listen to the rest of Grimm’s: