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Activity: Counting Colours (1)

Counting Colours is a cooperative and inclusive activity designed to improve the participant’s ability to navigate and orientate the map correctly and develop an understanding of the 8 points of a compass


  1. Cones will be set out using the demonstration map.
  2. Children will be split into groups and given a course card.
  3. They must try to navigate through the course using their knowledge of compass directions and add the value of the cones as they go.

    Key Facts

  • Geography
  • OAA
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Geographical Skills and Fieldwork
  • Activity Sheet Download Required
  • Non-orienteering resources
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Counting Colours

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Counting Colours
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Activity Sheet
Counting Colours
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