Friday Links and Lovely Things {Mapping Edition}

Map on the side of a Brooklyn building

This map inspired me to dig out a few map activity links for you this week!
Neighborhood Find of the Week: One of my favorite things about living in a diverse city is that you discover all sorts of interesting public art. Look closely at this faux-transit map I saw on the side of a building.

Map Activity links of the week:

Book of the Week:

We frequently check out Transit Maps of the World to satisfy the hunger both my kids have for transit maps.

This post contains an affiliate link.

Want to know more about what we do all day? Never miss another book list or activity idea! Receive a printable bookplate when you sign up for email updates. Choose between our daily-ish email option or the (awesome) Weekly Newsletter!

Comments

  1. I love the photo!!!!

  2. Fantastic map! Is there a “true love” destination somewhere? Or only variations of unfulfillment?

    • Mom and Kiddo says:

      Good question. I didn’t notice (probably that says something about my inner cynic). The map does wrap slightly around the building so I’m going to check next time I walk past.

  3. That faux map is awesome!

  4. Adding my love of the map on the building! I love to see your photos of the city. And the map activities look fun- they would be fun to do with Carly.

  5. I love your eye for detail. New York City is amazing!

  6. Last night I listened to an old This American Life that was recently rebroadcast called “Mapping” and thought of you all! http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/110/mapping

  7. I love your neighbourhood photos.Would Kiddos enjoy maps from the UK?I can send you some :)

Feed My Comment Addiction

*