Social Studies Activities

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Social Media Book Review
Social Media Book Review
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Social Media Book Review
Teach your child the art of the status update with this cutting-edge take on the old-fashioned book report: the social media book review!
5th grade
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Going to the Park? Make a Map!
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Build your child's social studies skills by making a map together.
1st grade
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Patriotic "Quilts"
Patriotic "Quilts"
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Patriotic "Quilts"
Strengthen math and social studies skills with this beautiful patriotic placemat "quilt" project!
2nd grade
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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.
4th grade
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Hand Print Family Treasure
Hand Print Family Treasure
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Hand Print Family Treasure
With this activity, you'll create a family treasure...and reinforce social studies basics while you're at it!
2nd grade
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Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips
Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips
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Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips
Help your kindergartener expand social studies and science work while creating this lovely bag clip for the holidays.
Kindergarten
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Leprechaun Chase
Leprechaun Chase
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Leprechaun Chase
This St. Patrick's day, stretch your third grader's social studies and math skills with this fun, cooperative learning game.
3rd grade
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Find the Leprechaun's Lost Gold!
Find the Leprechaun's Lost Gold!
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Find the Leprechaun's Lost Gold!
Help your kindergartener use a map to find "leprechaun gold"--and build early social studies skills in the process!
Kindergarten
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Design a Sarcophagus
Design a Sarcophagus
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Design a Sarcophagus
This project, focused on the burial practices of ancient Egyptians, is a great addition to a social studies curriculum.
4th grade
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Kindergarten Readiness: Map The Day!
Kindergarten Readiness: Map The Day!
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Kindergarten Readiness: Map The Day!
Practice early social studies skills and get your child excited about the new school year with this fun activity.
Kindergarten
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Make Sushi at Home!
Make Sushi at Home!
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Make Sushi at Home!
Learn how to make sushi at home, and turn dinner into a social studies lesson for everyone.
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How to Make a Topographic Map
How to Make a Topographic Map
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How to Make a Topographic Map
Help your 4th grader learn how to make a topographic map and strengthen key grade level social studies and math skills in the process.
4th grade
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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!
4th grade
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Make a ME Timeline
Make a ME Timeline
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Make a ME Timeline
For a cool art project, help your child create a "Me Timeline," a unique poster that works on a key math and social studies skill: putting events in order.
Kindergarten
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Earth: More Land or More Water?
Earth: More Land or More Water?
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Earth: More Land or More Water?
Blend science and math to explore a very important first grade social studies question: does our planet contain more land or more water?
1st grade
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Fishing for Headlines
Fishing for Headlines
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Fishing for Headlines
Fish for headlines! This fun and exciting social studies activity is a great way to get your fifth grader reading and understanding newspaper articles.
5th grade
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4th of July Strawberry Apple Pie
4th of July Strawberry Apple Pie
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4th of July Strawberry Apple Pie
Indulge in an American classic with a twist and seize the opportunity to cook with your child, helping her build those math and social studies skills.
3rd grade
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Make a Knuckle Contour Map
Make a Knuckle Contour Map
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Make a Knuckle Contour Map
Here's a social studies activity to help your middle-school or high-school teenager better understand how contour maps work using only the back of her hand.
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Start a Kids' Book Club
Start a Kids' Book Club
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Start a Kids' Book Club
Start a kids' reading club in your neighborhood to enhance your child's literacy and social skills.
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Chinese Scroll Painting
Chinese Scroll Painting
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Chinese Scroll Painting
Encourage your child to make a Chinese scroll painting as part of his world history or art studies, or just to pass the time on a weekend.
2nd grade
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Join a Reading Community Online!
Join a Reading Community Online!
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Join a Reading Community Online!
Social networking sites that promote reading, reviewing books, and sharing books with others are springing up all over, making reading fun again.
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Mindful Listening
Mindful Listening
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Mindful Listening
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will play a mindful listening game and create a video or skit that teaches others about mindful listening.
2nd grade
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Patterns in Nature
Patterns in Nature
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Patterns in Nature
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will go on a nature scavenger hunt to look for patterns in nature and appreciate how amazing nature is.
Kindergarten
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Exploring Emotions
Exploring Emotions
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Exploring Emotions
Explore emotions through songs and crafts in this social emotional learning activity. In this activity, your child will play an emotions guessing game and create a kaleidoscope of emotions.
Kindergarten
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The Forgiveness Song
The Forgiveness Song
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The Forgiveness Song
In this social emotional learning activity, children will learn about forgiveness by watching a short video, listening to and learning "The Forgiveness Song," and reflecting on a time they practiced forgiveness.
Kindergarten
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Social Studies Activities

Young learners can connect with the past and other cultures like never before with these stimulating social studies activities for all ages and interests. Little explorers can learn cartography skills, practice Egyptian mummification, and create multicultural art projects, while older kids will love mapping the global footprint of their groceries, baking colonial cornbread, and building a medieval castle that can stand up to invaders!