Social Studies Activities

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Bastet's Cuff
Bastet's Cuff
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Bastet's Cuff
Have your child create her own version of an ancient Egyptian jewelry cuff similar to one that a goddess might have worn with this fun recycled craft.
Preschool
Social studies
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Crescent Moon and Star
Crescent Moon and Star
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Crescent Moon and Star
Celebrate Ramadan by creating a crescent moon and star...out of stars! This craft is the perfect way to introduce your child to an important national symbol.
1st grade
Social studies
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Mosque Pictures
Mosque Pictures
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Mosque Pictures
Teach your child about the importance and peacefulness of Ramadan as she gets creative drawing domes, minarets and prayer halls.
2nd grade
Social studies
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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!
4th grade
Social studies
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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Help your child create her own version of a Moroccan lantern to give her room an Arabian nights feel!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Inside a Mosque
Inside a Mosque
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Inside a Mosque
Celebrate Ramadan by recreating a scene depicting the inside of a mosque. Your kid will marvel at the beautiful stained glass effect of the finished project.
1st grade
Social studies
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Emotion Faces
Emotion Faces
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Emotion Faces
This construction paper activity helps your child to assemble a variety of emotions on a face so she can recognize how she and everyone around her is feeling.
1st grade
Social studies
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Learn about Community Helpers
Learn about Community Helpers
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Learn about Community Helpers
Have your kid create a chart of job titles. It's a great way to get them to recognize the people whose efforts benefit the community.
1st grade
Social studies
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The Right Tool for the Job
The Right Tool for the Job
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The Right Tool for the Job
This Labor Day, help your child explore various occupations by discussing the tools workers use on a daily basis at their jobs.
2nd grade
Social studies
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How to Make a Police Badge
How to Make a Police Badge
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How to Make a Police Badge
Lots of kids wonder what it would be like to be a police officer. Celebrate the people who help keep our communities safe with this fun craft.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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What's in a Doctor's Bag?
What's in a Doctor's Bag?
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What's in a Doctor's Bag?
This Labor Day, encourage your child to learn more about the different tools and supplies found in a doctor's bag by having her create one of her own!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Job Hats
Job Hats
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Job Hats
Teach your child about the importance of Labor Day by helping her learn about the different hats that are worn by workers in various occupations.
1st grade
Social studies
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Write Mythological Mad Libs
Write Mythological Mad Libs
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Write Mythological Mad Libs
Help your child put a new spin on her favorite myth by turning it into a mad lib! Guaranteed to bring the giggles, this fun activity also packs in the learning.
5th grade
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
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Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
Help your child discover the difference between his wants and needs using this poster.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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Paper Cup Maracas
Paper Cup Maracas
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Paper Cup Maracas
Maracas are most commonly found in music around the world. Introduce your child to percussion and rhythm with this easy-to-make instrument.
Preschool
Social studies
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Make a "Today Is" Poster
Make a "Today Is" Poster
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Make a "Today Is" Poster
In this activity, your first grader will practice calendar skills, observe the weather and learns to read calendar words. Here's how to get started:
1st grade
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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History Scavenger Hunt
History Scavenger Hunt
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History Scavenger Hunt
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
5th grade
Social studies
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Let Your Kids Campaign!
Let Your Kids Campaign!
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Let Your Kids Campaign!
Kids are acutely aware of what's "fair" and what's not. Here's a quirky way to teach your first grader the importance of voting and democracy.
1st grade
Social studies
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Civil War Letter
Civil War Letter
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Civil War Letter
This Veterans Day or Memorial Day, have your kid put himself in the shoes of a Civil War soldier and write to a loved one.
5th grade
Social studies
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Create an Animal Folk Tale
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Children tap into their own imaginative storytelling skills by creating and writing a richly embellished folk tale about their favorite member of the animal kingdom.
1st grade
Social studies
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Geography Challenge
Geography Challenge
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Geography Challenge
Liven up your sixth grader's study of world geography with these three fun challenges.
5th grade
Social studies
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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!