I love using the story 'Me on the Map' with my kids! Erin Palleschi from Once Upon a Classroom has been busy creating this product for every state! I couldn't resist purchasing the North Carolina version and I know my students will just love it!
I also purchased a variety of Flip Flap Books from Anna DiGilio's store Simply Skilled in Second. She has a ton of them available for every subject! I choose Pumpkins, Columbus, Johnny Appleseed, and All About Maps to kick off the new year. The kids will love it and so will I!