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Geography KS1 – map skills worksheets PDF

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12 x PDF worksheets for a six-week KS1 geography unit on map skills. Including: Compass point posters – teachers Compass point posters – students Continents and oceans of the world Continents of the world Continents rhyme time Equator and poles treasure hunt Hide and seek Journey lines game cards Journey lines Make your own compass Ocean jumble Oceans of the world

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Years 1-3



In this engaging geography unit, students will learn about the names and location of the continents and oceans of the world; develop global awareness by looking in detail at the position of the seven continents and five oceans; and learn to locate the poles and the equator, and their position relative to the continents and oceans.

They will also learn the four cardinal directions and have the opportunity to make their own compass. They’ll understand that the world is a sphere and create their own journeys across the world, and build on their map skills using atlases, world maps and globes.

By then end of this unit, students will be confident young geographers ready to explore the world in greater depth as they enter KS2.

Geography KS1 – map skills worksheets PDF

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