I love National Geographic’s MapMaker Kit as a great way to have students produce their own oversized Mega Maps (8 rows of 17 columns), especially if you only have access to a printer that prints 8.5 x 11 sheets of paper. Students can tile these together to create an impressive wall map (over 7 feet tall).
To Download your own Mega Map, you can download and print the following PDFs:
- World Political Mega Map Index
- World Political Mega Map Rows 1-2
- World Political Mega Map Rows 3-4
- World Political Mega Map Rows 5-6
- World Political Mega Map Rows 7-8
Want something a little smaller? The Tabletop Maps are 8 sheets of paper (2 rows of 4 columns) that work nicely on a
Need more customization? You can create a smaller 1 page world map customized to your needs.
Here are a series of 6 lessons and activities that teachers can use with either Mega Map or a Tabletop map. Activities with Tabletop and Mega Maps
To explore other Mega Maps (Europe, USA, Africa, etc.), visit I love National Geographic’s MapMaker Kit homepage.