If you’re looking for some fun and educational children’s maps to spark your kids’ curiosity and imagination, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, I’m going to share with you 10 great children’s maps of London, the UK and the world.
Maps have a magical way of igniting children’s curiosity and involvement. Whether used for exciting treasure hunts or family walks in London, maps serve as invaluable tools for uncovering London’s landmarks and attractions, delving into the geography and culture of the UK, and exploring the diverse and captivating wonders of our planet. With kids’ maps and children’s atlases as your companions, you’ll unlock endless opportunities for discovery and learning.
These kids’ maps are not only informative and accurate but also colourful, engaging and creative. They will inspire your kids to learn more about the world and its people, and maybe even inspire them to create their own maps someday. So without further ado, let’s dive into these 10 great children’s maps that you and your kids will love.
By: Bek Cruddace
Best for: Kids and adults of all ages
This is a colourful and detailed children’s map of the UK that shows over 100 landmarks and attractions that kids and adults alike will enjoy discovering. It includes famous buildings and monuments, parks and museums, and fun facts and trivia about London’s history, culture and people. The children’s map is printed on high-quality paper and can be bought through Etsy in poster sizes A2, A3 and A4.
By: Maps International
Best for: Kids and adults of all ages
This is an interactive children’s map of the UK that lets kids scratch off the places they have visited or learned about, revealing vibrant colours underneath. It shows the counties, cities and towns of the UK, as well as major roads, rivers and lakes. It also has icons for various attractions and landmarks, such as castles, zoos, stadiums and theme parks. The children’s map is made of glossy paper and measures 59.4 x 84.1 cm.
Best for: 4-9 year-olds
This is a removable and reusable wall sticker that you can use to decorate your kid’s room with a world map. It shows the continents, countries and oceans of the world, as well as animals, plants and landmarks that represent each region. The sticker is easy to apply and remove, without leaving any marks or residue on the wall. The children’s map comes in four sheets of 60 x 32 cm each, which can be combined to form a large map of 120 x 73 cm.
Best for: 3-7 year-olds
This is a clear and colourful children’s map of the world that you can hang on the wall or use as a reference tool. It shows the continents, countries and oceans of the world, as well as flags, capitals and population data for each country. It also has illustrations of animals, landmarks and natural features that make each region unique. The children’s map is laminated for durability and measures 100 x 70 cm.
By: Jennie Maizels
Best for: 4-7 year-olds
This is a pop-up book that you can use to explore London with your kids in a fun and interactive way. The book features six scenes of London’s most iconic sights, such as Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, Big Ben and the London Eye. Each scene has flaps, tabs and wheels that reveal hidden details and facts about the city. The book also comes with a fold-out children’s map of London that shows all the locations featured in the book.
By: Orchard Toys
Best for: 5-10 year-olds
This is a jigsaw puzzle that you can use to learn about the world with your kids in a fun and challenging way. Budding explorers can discover and learn about the countries and continents of the world with this challenging 150 piece jigsaw! Details range from local inhabitants such as the animals of Antarctica to iconic landmarks like the statue of Liberty.
By: H&M Home
Best for: 3-9 year-olds
This is a soft and cosy rug that you can use to add some colour and style to your kid’s room with a world map. The rug shows the continents, countries and oceans of the world, as well as animals that live in each area. The rug is made of cotton and has a non-slip backing that prevents it from sliding on the floor. The children’s map measures 133 x 160 cm.
By: Campbell London
Best for: 3-6 year-olds
This is a sticker book that you can use to create your own scenes of London with your kids. The book has over 250 stickers of London’s people, places and things that you can stick on 32 pages of backgrounds. The book also has simple captions and questions that encourage your kids to learn more about the city.
By: Linen Company
Best for: 3-8 year-olds
This is a duvet cover set that you can use to make your kid’s bed look like a world map. The duvet cover shows the continents, countries and oceans of the world, as well as animals, vehicles and landmarks that represent each region. The pillowcase shows a children’s map of the UK with similar details. The set is made of polycotton and is machine washable and tumble dryer safe. The set comes in a single size of 135 x 200 cm for the duvet cover and 50 x 75 cm for the pillowcase.
By: Melissa & Doug
Best for: 5-9 year-olds
This is a floor puzzle that you can use to introduce your kids to the world map. The puzzle has 33 pieces that show the continents, countries and oceans of the world, as well as animals and landmarks that illustrate each region. The puzzle also has labels for the names of the continents, oceans and some countries. The puzzle is made of high-quality cardboard.
Don’t forget to also check our guide to children’s atlases!