This is an easy project for young children to familiarize themselves with the world map. Color the map and, if desired, punch it out using a pushpin and make a small map.Direct Aims: 1. To experience a form of cartography.2. To become more familiar with map details. Indirect Aims:1. To develop fine motor control and coordination.2. To develop order and concentration.3. To prepare for later cartography, such as punching-out (Froebel-pinning) a map.The children in my classroom cannot get enough of this work.Included:detailed lesson plan with variation and extension ideas.coloring and background papers for six maps.copy master for coloring maps.