Children start to develop the basic skills that underlie map reading from the age of four – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new study published today reveals that they become able to use a scale model to find things in the real world. The study involved 175 two to five-year-olds and is the largest of its kind. The team say that this new spatial ability potentially lays the foundations for maths and science skills. Lead researcher Dr Martin Doherty, from UEA‘s School of Psychology, said: “We wanted to find out when children can use

Can children map read at the age of four? as seen on The Hippocratic Post.