From creating treasure maps to helping children find pen pals, geared to children from 5 to 10 years of age, this illustrated book offers many simple, fun activities to teach youngsters the fundamentals of geography. The games and activities are organized around 5 specific themes: Where are things located? What characteristics make a place special? What are relationships among people and places? What are the patterns of movement of people, products and information? and How can the earth be divided into regions for study? Includes a glossary, suggested readings, and a guide to free or inexpensive materials.