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Browse through our social studies activities below. You'll find many social studies activities to keep your child learning on the fly, all year long.

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Encourage your child to learn about the Japanese culture as you make a traditional Japanese fan out of paper.
First Grade
Community & Cultures
Next time you're headed out on the road with your fourth grader, try this alphabet-geography game that the whole family can play.
Fourth Grade
Geography
Jump into Japanese culture with your child by making your own calligraphy scroll. Try your hand at painting kanji on paper just like Zen masters of old!
Fourth Grade
World Cultures
Whether you're teaching your children about the Native peoples of the American Southwest or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a great activity.
First Grade
Community & Cultures
It's always fun to recycle household items into something great. Here's a quick and easy way to turn a used juice box into a police radio for hours of play!
First Grade
Community & Cultures
Build a decorated box and fill it with research that can help you get the your dream location someday!
Fourth Grade
Geography
This Fourth of July, play a fun history-inspired math and logic puzzle game for your kids to play!
Fourth Grade
US History
Enjoy the fragrant scents of the holiday season with this pomander activity. A perfect arts and crafts project for preschool or kindergarten age children.
First Grade
History
This Kool-Aid tie-dye activity is a kid-friendly craft that never gets old. Learn how to make tie-dye shirts using assorted Kool-Aid flavors here.
Fourth Grade
Community & Cultures
Help your child create his own pinata in this fun and easy activity. Use paper mache and fingerpaint for a party pinata everyone will love.
First Grade
Community & Cultures
Explore African and Asian traditions with this recipe for homemade henna ink!
Fourth Grade
Community & Cultures
Enhance fourth-grade measurement making skills and social studies learning with this stitching project.
Fourth Grade
US History
Help your kids map the 'global footprint' of your family's grocery cart by investigating how far your food travels before landing on your dinner table.
Fourth Grade
Geography
Put your kid's Internet research skills to the test with this activity that will help him learn more about the history and cultural significance of fireworks.
Fourth Grade
Community & Cultures

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