You know those maps that you have at home, filling up boxes in the garage or the attic, or maybe they’re scattered around the house amidst your books and magazines? Well it’s time. Time to do something with them. If you’re not going to throw them away because one day you ‘might go there again’ and your GPS might fail and your phone not work, then at least do something nice with them! Repurpose them. In the name of reduce, reuse, recycle and being creative here’s a fun idea to use those maps up with, to work on something creative with your kids, and something else with which to fill that envelope in case you’re still stumped.
(These can also be made with normal printing paper.)
What thou needst:
Sharpies work best, but if you don’t have any on hand make sure that the marker will actually write on a map surface and that it won’t smear instead of dry. (Sharpie ink dries in about 3 seconds.)
Now get that sharpie out and write on your boat your favorite map quote, or traveling quote, or just a favorite quote/verse/proverb/saying. etc.