Where’s the marshmallow?

A map making lesson for kinder, fifth and seventh grade.

here’s a treasure hidden in this house. To find it, we need a treasure map.

To launch this activity, we first built a map. Using homemade play-dough we sketched out our house. Excited little 5-year fingers rolled colorful, long skinny pieces of playdough to mark the rooms on the map. Thumbs squished chunkier blobs to mark the piano, the hamster cage and other furnishings dotted throughout our house.



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