Maps help us communicate ideas about the world.

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Children as Map-Makers

Young children view and interpret the world around them in many ways.

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These maps by students at Lenham Primary School, Kent, were drawn to celebrate International Map Year (2015-6). Reproduced with kind permission of the children and their parents. Thanks to Mrs Sarah Howell and Mrs Victoria Travis of Lenham School for their help.


Researching Children's Ideas of Place through Maps


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The Meaningful Maps research begins in September 2017 with a pilot study. Watch this page for developments and updates between now and then.