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Plant hardiness zones colouring map
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Over a month ago, anticipating the nebulous arrival of spring, I started a plant hardiness zone colouring map. This was to add to the complement of colouring maps and mapping worksheets I'd been making.Alas, despite the best intentions of having it finished within a week, quarantine homeschooling has been absorbing every morsel of my time. I'm sure many of you can relate. As cartographer Daniel Huffman observed following a cartography live-stream event where women were under-represented, a probable cause was that women were otherwise occupied taking care of children, doing household tasks and homeschooling their kids as all the schools...
Mapping Caldecott Medal Winners
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Jump to map Books were an enormous part of my childhood. In our house there was an embargo on television. My siblings and I didn't grow up with it. It was instilled in us to 'create our own fun' and to amuse ourselves with the time that was ours. This often meant we had our noses in books. And from a young age we could be found lolling on the carpet, sofa or bed with one open in front of us, engrossed in far away lands, deep imaginings and absorbing illustrations. Many of the children's books I read as a...