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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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African Shield
African Shield
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African Shield
Make an initiation shield like the ones from the Kikuyu tribe in Africa for an art 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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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.