Fourth Grade Social Studies Activities

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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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Samurai Helmet
Samurai Helmet
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Samurai Helmet
Explore history and prepare for backyard battle with this samurai helmet craft.
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Historical Quotes
Historical Quotes
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Historical Quotes
The words of great thinkers throughout the ages have changed the course of history. Have your kid find an inspiring quote and create a work of art around it.
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Make Your Own Kente Cloth
Make Your Own Kente Cloth
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Make Your Own Kente Cloth
Celebrate Black History Month by having your child make her own version of a kente cloth after learning what the different colors on a kente cloth symbolize.
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
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Barack Obama Crossword and Trivia
Test your learner's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging your child to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
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Famous African-Americans in History
Famous African-Americans in History
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Famous African-Americans in History
To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate their knowledge of famous African-Americans.
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Become an Inventor
Become an Inventor
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Become an Inventor
In honor of Black History Month, this activity encourages your child to focus on African American inventors, and do a little inventing of his own.
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Craft a Japanese Scroll
Craft a Japanese Scroll
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Craft a Japanese Scroll
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!
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Make Art Like the Ancient Greeks: Black-Figure Vase Painting
Make Art Like the Ancient Greeks: Black-Figure Vase Painting
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Make Art Like the Ancient Greeks: Black-Figure Vase Painting
Ancient Greek vases were not only utilitarian, they were also works of art. Jump into ancient cultures by decorating your own vase in classic Greek style.
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Summer Compass
Summer Compass
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Summer Compass
Getting distance and direction across to fourth graders sure can be tricky! Get your child to practice this skill all summer long.
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Stonehenge Jewelry
Stonehenge Jewelry
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Stonehenge Jewelry
Attention, Anglophiles! Get your fill of artsy crafts and historical fun with this jewelry project.
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Felt Play Food: Macaroon
Felt Play Food: Macaroon
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Felt Play Food: Macaroon
Play food isn't just for preschoolers! Help your child create a fun Passover craft that doubles as tea-party play food for younger siblings.
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Homemade Henna Ink
Homemade Henna Ink
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Homemade Henna Ink
Explore African and Asian traditions with this recipe for homemade henna ink!
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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 Bullroarer
Make a Bullroarer
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Make a Bullroarer
Combine music, history and craft by making a Native American instrument of your own
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Shaman Stick
Shaman Stick
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Shaman Stick
Channel your inner shaman with a shaman stick made from recycled paper towel rolls and cereal boxes!
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Chi Chi Sticks
Chi Chi Sticks
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Chi Chi Sticks
In the mood for a little lighthearted magic? Make your own chi chi sticks, inspired by the divination tools of ancient Chinese fortune tellers.
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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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.