# Directions Worksheets

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Our free, printable directions worksheets divide attention equally between the eight points that aid in geographic orientation. Introduce children to the compass, a device that pivots to the magnetic north. Before long, they'll be able to locate the other directions relative to the north. Get them to push the limits of the four main directions, and understand the significance of the intermediate directions that lie between them.

These direction worksheets pdf are best suited for children in grade 1 and grade 2.

Compass Rose Chart

A neatly labeled diagram of a compass, showing the four main directions and the four intermediate directions, is sitting pretty at the center of this printable chart.

Recognizing Cardinal Directions

Hone in on the shaded portion of each compass diagram and figure out if it is north, south, west, or east in this section of our directions worksheets pdf with answers.

Recognizing Intercardinal Directions

Slip unnoticed between pairs of cardinal points, determine which of the intermediate directions is shaded in each compass diagram, and check the right option.

Identifying Directions

Up and down go north and south; left and right mean west and east. Repeating this mantra is the key to success in this exercise on identifying directions from arrows.

Compass Points | Cut and Glue

Prepare kids to pick up navigation skills using this printable directions worksheet, where they cut out the word cards and glue them against the points of the compass.

Labeling Directions

If it lies between north and east, then it must be northeast. Instruct kindergarten and 1st grade kids to apply this rule to all the directions, before labeling them.

Cardinal and Intercardinal Points | Cut and Glue

Ensure young learners in grade 1 follow the given directions to a T, as they cut out the picture cards and glue them against the compass points as indicated.

Completing Table of Directions

Carefully observe the orientation of all the places Trevor visits in this directions worksheet pdf, before answering the questions to complete the table.

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