young girl points to United States on map

Map It! with Young Children

By Christina Riska, National Geographic Education Do you remember the first map you saw? When a map of the world showed the United States in pink, did you think it was literally a pink country? You may not now, but this is a common misconception when kids ages 3 to 6 see areas displayed this way. As adults, maps—whether print or digital—are a part of … Continue reading Map It! with Young Children