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Friday, September 4, 2009

Puzzle and Game Maps

Games have been a popular way to learn geography for centuries -- even before the Internet! In fact, this article at BibliOdyssey mentions that jig-saw puzzles were invented just prior to the American Revolution, and for 20 years, the only depicted maps!
Read the article to learn about pre-1900 geography games, so you know what to look for the next time you are in an antique shop. And keep this tradition in mind the next time you play geography games online!

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