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Think maps are boring?

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Create edible topographical maps, take part in an exciting scavenger hunt, and play map bingo.
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You will need

  • Items from around the house
Contour toast (Think maps are boring?)
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Contour example (Think maps are boring?)
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Map bingo (Think maps are boring?)
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