Photo Friday: Maps

I must have 50 pictures of Everest studying various maps on our travels. It must be so disorienting as a kid to fly to a new place and have no idea where anything is or how things work, and yet our kids are so determined to make sense of it all. I just love that.

Trying to make sense of the London Tube Map
Trying to make sense of the London Tube Map
The Disneyland map... in French
The Disneyland map... in French
Everest studies a map of the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver
Everest studies a map of the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

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      1. Kerry Dexter

        August 5, 2011 at 5:41 a.m.

        studying maps -- what a great idea of a time to take pictures of him. my he never stop exploring.

      2. Jody

        August 5, 2011 at 6:14 a.m.

        We have many of those, too. But the images that make me smile the most are my eldest, who always studies the airplane card in the seat back.

      3. Traci

        August 5, 2011 at 8:03 a.m.

        Both my kids are fascinated with maps. We turned it into the main design element in my 11-year old's bedroom. Pieces of maps are decoupaged on lampshades, swtich plates, photo frames, etc.!

      4. Mara

        August 5, 2011 at 2:04 p.m.

        I think I have that same photo of Tommy with the London Tube map!

      5. Kirk

        August 9, 2011 at 6:40 a.m.

        Children are fearless and want to learn and explore. Maps may seem to be confusing to them but I really think they start to pick it up the more and more they view them. Plus it keeps them busy.

      6. NvGtravels

        August 31, 2011 at 9:58 p.m.

        Mine studies maps with great interest also - copying Mummy and Papa. When at home the map of the 100 Acre Wood in the Winnie the Pooh book will suffice. She also likes the safety card in the airline but finds it disturbing when the people don't have faces...