Originally Posted by Tom 72
Nice, clever & useful.
Great tool for teaching kids that Boise is not in Iowa...
Geography seems to have fallen by the wayside in many public schools. With some guys on a father-son campout a couple of weeks ago and the subject of the 13 stripes on the flag came up. None of the boys could name a single one of the original 13 colonies-become-states. I got answers like Washington, California, and even China. Scary!
Part of the problem, I think, is the disappearance of large-scale paper maps. Computers and mobile devices show such a small slice it's easy to lose the big picture.
On our family room wall (IKEA):
Love the idea of having a map in the Scamp!