More video resources related to the development of spatial relations, including map making and reasoning about shapes
Understanding Space through Map Making
This series of videos features Bianca engaging her 6-year-old son, Joaquim, in a variety of activities designed to support the development of spatial relations.
Video 1: Bianca and Joaquim work together to make a map showing the locations of various objects in their bedrooms.
Video 2: Bianca and Joaquim read Follow That Map!: A First Book of Mapping Skills, an interactive picture book that explains and demonstrates key mapping concepts.
Video 3: Bianca opens the activity by engaging Joaquim in a variety of location/position words (e.g. beside, near, in front, etc.) before asking him to explore directions in a neighborhood map.
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