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Christmas Map Project


  • Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

  • Subjects: All

  • Product Type: N/A

  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

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Product Description

This is an amazing hands-on project that will have your students begging for more time to work! Students will create a map of Santa's Village at the North Pole using arrays. They will practice area, perimeter, factors, map skills and graphing coordinate points. Check this out for the hectic week before break!

Who is it for?

  • 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
  • 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
  • 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)


What's included?

<strong>Santa’s Village Map Project</strong>



This super engaging project is perfect for the week before Christmas!  Students will create arrays of different items that might be found in Santa’s Village in the North Pole.  This Christmas Map project is a hands-on way to reinforce area, perimeter, factor pairs, map skills and finding and identifying coordinate points on a graph.


For each item student are asked to record the array(s) used, multiplication fact(s) that helped them, the total area and the perimeter of each item.  Some items are a simple rectangle, while other aspects, such as the reindeer barn have rooms within the building.  Specifications are given for each room in the building.


Two options of this project are included:


Option One:

*All buildings are given (Santa’s house, reindeer barn, candy shop, etc)

*Units are given for each building and students must create the building to the given specification

*Students will add 3 of their own buildings

*Word problems that can be solved with the map are included

*Graphing coordinate points sheet is included

*Blank sheets for students to create their own word and graphing problems are included


Option 2

*All buildings to be included are given (Santa’s Workshop, elf club house, etc)

*Students must decide how big or small to make each building

*Students add 3 of their own buildings

*Students write their own word problems

*Graphing coordinate points sheet is included


This project can be fully differentiated to fit the needs of your students!



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    Something my kids will thoroughly enjoy
    May 25, 2016

    This looks like a very fun project that my kids will thoroughly enjoy. They won't even realize they're working on area, perimeter, etc.

    I'll have fun mapping Santa's village too!

    martha - Super-hero

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The Naturally Creative Classroom
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I have taught 1st through 5th grade and have taken some time off to be home with my twins. I am certified to teach K-8 as well as Gifted and Talented. I am also pursuing my English as a Second Language endorsement. 

I LOVE to create challenging but fun resources that can be easily implemented in your classroom. I focus on creative thinking and integrated research units. I hope that you enjoy my products!

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