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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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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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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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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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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Life Necklace
Life Necklace
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Life Necklace
Have your child try her hand at creating a colorful, beaded necklace that's not only stylish, but also tells a story.
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Make Cave Paintings
Make Cave Paintings
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Make Cave Paintings
Using butcher paper, ink and charcoal, your child will explore ancient motifs such as buffalo, bison and hunters by creating her very own cave painting.
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Pup Tent
Pup Tent
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Pup Tent
Pop up a pup tent, just like Civil War soldiers did on the battlefield.
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Civil War "Housewife"
Civil War "Housewife"
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Civil War "Housewife"
Civil War soldiers didn't take their wives with them to the battlefield, but they took along a piece of home: little sewing kits called "housewives".
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Sock Craft
Sock Craft
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Sock Craft
Capture a bit of mythological magic with this clever sock craft!
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Jobs A to Z
Jobs A to Z
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Jobs A to Z
Your child will learn a whole alphabet of different jobs while she completes this brain-teaser chart just in time to celebrate Labor Day!
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Islamic Tile Art
Islamic Tile Art
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Islamic Tile Art
Explore geometry, patterns, and history by creating pretty decorative Islamic tile art.
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String Doll
String Doll
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String Doll
Create a yarn doll out of a few toothpicks and colorful string with this Guatemalan craft.
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Origin of Fireworks
Origin of Fireworks
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Origin of Fireworks
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.
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Tu B'Shevat
Tu B'Shevat
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Tu B'Shevat
Tu B'Shevat is a Jewish holiday during which the "new year" for trees is celebrated. In this activity your child will paint a pot to grow his own plant.
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The Ten Plagues
The Ten Plagues
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The Ten Plagues
Every year at the Passover Seder, the Ten Plagues are mentioned as part of the ritual. Have your kid draw the plagues to help him remember their importance.
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Writing About Mount Rushmore
Writing About Mount Rushmore
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Writing About Mount Rushmore
This Presidents Day, meet four of our country's most important heroes with this Mount Rushmore writing activity.
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The Blue Mosque
The Blue Mosque
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The Blue Mosque
Sultan Ahmed Mosque is often referred to as the Blue Mosque. In this activity, your kid will build his own Blue Mosque just in time for Ramadan!
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Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
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Geography Game with Dr. Seuss!
Kids put their geography knowledge to the test in this balloon volley game inspired by the Dr. Seuss book "Oh the Places You'll Go".
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
Take a stab at 18th century American cooking with your kids by following this tasty recipe from one of the first colonial cookbooks.
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History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread
History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread
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History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread
Give your child a taste of life in Civil War era America by mixing up a batch of old-fashioned cornbread, adapted from a 19th century recipe.
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Onion Dome
Onion Dome
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Onion Dome
Few architectural features are as recognizable as the Russian onion dome. In this project, your kid will recreate the striking beauty of this roof-top marvel.
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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.