Fourth Grade Social Studies Activities

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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
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Build a Dream Vacation Box
Build a Dream Vacation Box
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Build a Dream Vacation Box
Build a decorated box and fill it with research that can help you get to your dream location someday!
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How to Build a Freedom Kite
How to Build a Freedom Kite
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How to Build a Freedom Kite
Making a freedom kite is a great way to show appreciation on Memorial Day or July 4th, and enjoy the summer sunshine with family.
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Who Were the Founding Fathers?
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Bring historical figures alive with this fun family activity! Your child will plan a founding fathers feast by researching historical figures.
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Tracking Temperatures
Tracking Temperatures
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Tracking Temperatures
To help your child learn how to use a thermometer, try this temperature collecting activity at home.
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Helping your child write their own "Thanksgiving Proclamation" can help them grasp the spirit of the day, and develop more of an attitude of gratitude.
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Silhouette Portraits
Silhouette Portraits
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Silhouette Portraits
Here's a fun family activity: have your child make a cameo appearance by creating and drawing on their own silhouettes!
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Martin Luther King Stamp
Martin Luther King Stamp
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Martin Luther King Stamp
Help your fourth grader design a first class postage stamp for a hero who stood up for the dignity of people from all walks of life.
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Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
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Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
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.
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Geography Travel Game
Geography Travel Game
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Geography Travel Game
Next time you're headed out on the road with your fourth grader, try this alphabet-geography game that the whole family can play.
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Map Your Food
Map Your Food
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Map Your Food
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.
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Sew a Colorful Amish Potholder
Sew a Colorful Amish Potholder
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Sew a Colorful Amish Potholder
Enhance fourth-grade measurement making skills and social studies learning with this stitching project.
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How to Pan for Gold
How to Pan for Gold
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How to Pan for Gold
Looking for a fun summer adventure? Learn what it was like to be a prospector during the California Gold Rush by panning for gold in a local creek.
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Make an African Mask
Make an African Mask
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Make an African Mask
Help your child to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
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Interview with the President
Interview with the President
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Interview with the President
Conduct a mock interview with the President to teach your child about politics, the president and the world she lives in.
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 Molasses Cookies
Molasses Cookies
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Molasses Cookies
Mix up a batch of molasses cookies, and you'll have a delicious chance to teach your child some math and social studies in the process!
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Cross the River, Patriot!
Cross the River, Patriot!
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Cross the River, Patriot!
This Fourth of July, play a fun history-inspired math and logic puzzle game for your kids to play!
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Map My Ancestors
Map My Ancestors
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Map My Ancestors
This family project is a fun way to teach your child about her heritage and practice her geography.
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Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
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Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
Explore Pilgrim foodways with three heritage cornbread recipes.
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Create a Traditional Japanese "Sempuyo"
Create a Traditional Japanese "Sempuyo"
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Create a Traditional Japanese "Sempuyo"
Help your child construct and author a "sempuyo," a traditional Japanese book with accordion-style pages; she will develop her writing and fine motor skills.
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Make a Traditional Mexican Alebrije
Make a Traditional Mexican Alebrije
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Make a Traditional Mexican Alebrije
Ignite your child's creativity by having them design their own clay version of an alebrije, a traditional fanciful creature like the ones made in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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Make a State Symbol Collage
Make a State Symbol Collage
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Make a State Symbol Collage
Here's a simple activity to reinforce your fourth grader's study of her home state and help her make a pretty keepsake.
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Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
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Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
Challenge your fourth grader to try to recreate the geography of her state using just flour, salt, and water.
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Make a Travel Journal
Make a Travel Journal
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Make a Travel Journal
Help your kids put together a travel journal for your family's next vacation to get them reading, writing, and thinking about what's happening on the trip.
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Fourth Grade Social Studies Activities

These immersive social studies activities will have your fourth grader seeing the world in a whole new light. Young explorers can learn to make art like the Ancient Greeks or create a Japanese calligraphy scroll. They can experience early American times with Colonial recipes or try their hand at panning for gold. Or have them travel the world as they discover where their food comes from.