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Jumpstart! Geography: Engaging activities for ages 7-12

Jones, Mark; Whitehouse, Sarah


Mark Jones


This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the geographical skills of enquiry, outdoor learning, graphicacy and communication. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of people, places and issues through being encouraged to ‘think geographically’ about the world they live in.

Areas covered include:-

Places in my world (personal geography)
Continents and oceans of the world
Human geography (including population, migration, towns and cities, and recreation)
Physical geography( including rivers, forests, coasts and deserts
Environment, Sustainable schools and global citizenship


Jones, M., & Whitehouse, S. (2014). Jumpstart! Geography: Engaging activities for ages 7-12. London: Routledge

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date Aug 7, 2014
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
ISBN 9780415728034
Keywords geography, primary, games, activities, school, teaching, learning, global, locational knowledge
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