Playground map stencils offer a variety of educational activities that can be engaging for students. In addition to the teamwork-oriented project of prepping the area, laying out the stencil panels, and actually painting the map, the completed project leaves a fun and useful map available for all to see and use. Included in the packets are geography activities that incorporate the unique format of these maps. Each stencil arrives as several strips of paper with holes cut out. Once arranged onto the surface to be painted, the stencil assists by providing a guideline to define the outlines of the map. Once the outlines are completed, the team goes to work filling in the areas.