Locational knowledge

Location, scale

Understanding the World

  • Seasonal change through observations
  • Collecting rainwater – which is the wettest day?
  • Weather diary
  • Local walks linked to road safety fortnight. Ch to take photos of local environment- roads/buildings/signs/crossings/car park/vehicles to share and use to create books/maps of local area.
  • Allow opportunities for ch to re-create experience in playground. Mark out roads and crossings together. Make traffic lights. Role-play building towers/buildings/fixing vehicles in the role-play corner.
  • Looking at world map - ch to select different destinations. Look at pictures of countries on IWB in ICT room; explore how to travel to different countries/what to pack for the weather and activities available.
  • Map making for small world people/beebots.