Mayflower Map

 Mayflower Map Color 650Lately I’m finding benefits to creating some tracing projects. It requires focus (so the room gets really quiet!) and I think students find it soothing somehow.


This was made by tracing a map onto tissue paper, and then adding info and coloring with watercolor paint.


I love how the paint makes the paper wrinkle, just like an old map.


Here is a link to some fascinating Mayflower Voyage information.

Mayflower Tracing MapTo begin, click on this map and download to your desktop. Print a copy for each student.

Mayflower Map b:w 650Tape a sheet of tissue paper over the map, trace with a Sharpie marker, and add details such as border, trees, ocean life.

Mayflower Map Color 650Finish by painting with watercolor paint.


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