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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
Preschool
Social studies
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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.
2nd grade
Social studies
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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
Preschool
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Kid Friendly Batik: No Wax Required!
Kid Friendly Batik: No Wax Required!
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Kid Friendly Batik: No Wax Required!
Batik is a fabric dying technique usually done with hot wax. This flour-and-water method is kid-safe and easy, and it creates beautiful batik designs.
Preschool
Social studies
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Shamrock Magnets
Shamrock Magnets
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Shamrock Magnets
This shamrock magnet is the perfect project for St. Patrick's Day. It's simple to make and will fill your refrigerator with Irish spirit!
Preschool
Social studies
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Passover Card
Passover Card
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Passover Card
Help your fifth grader create an art card that celebrates the enduring values of Passover.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make a Basket for Moses
Make a Basket for Moses
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Make a Basket for Moses
This easy craft project boosts counting and fine motor skills, and will help kids learn about Jewish culture.
1st grade
Social studies
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Haggadah for Kids
Haggadah for Kids
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Haggadah for Kids
This Haggadah scroll activity is great for getting kids to practice handwriting, but it will also get them thinking about the meaning behind Passover.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Passover Book
Passover Book
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Passover Book
Here is a guide to making a felt busy book that's perfect for focusing on specific learning areas with your child.
Preschool
Social studies
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
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Practice Packing a Backpack Right!
When it comes to helping your third grader manage a school backpack, small steps now bring big payoffs later.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Make Day of the Dead Masks
Make Day of the Dead Masks
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Make Day of the Dead Masks
Teach your first or second grader about an important Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead, with this traditional skeleton mask made out of a paper plate.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Egyptian Sarcophagus
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Make ancient Egypt come alive by showing kids how to make their own mini sarcophagus out of a shoe box.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Postcard Map
Postcard Map
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Postcard Map
Help your child learn about the world through this 3rd-4th grade geography activity: start a postcard collection and mark where they came from on a world map.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Pan de Muerto Recipe
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by baking pan de muerto. In this 5th-6th grade activity, your child will explore another culture while learning about baking.
5th grade
Social studies
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Orange Pomander
Orange Pomander
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Orange Pomander
Enjoy the fragrant scents of the holiday season with this pomander activity. A perfect arts and crafts project for preschool or kindergarten age children.
1st grade
Social studies
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Morse Code Messaging
Morse Code Messaging
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Morse Code Messaging
Teach your child Morse code, and a little bit of history that she'll pick up in a flash!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Cartography for Kids
Cartography for Kids
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Cartography for Kids
Expand your child's geographic awareness with these fun and easy map lessons.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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MLK Day Craft
MLK Day Craft
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MLK Day Craft
Help your second grader celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with this rainbow table mat.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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Scratch Art for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
On Martin Luther King Day, help your third grader create an original "scratch art" card to thank a person who has made a difference in his life.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make a Garland of Flags!
Make a Garland of Flags!
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Make a Garland of Flags!
Make a garland of paper flags representing your child's favorite countries.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Write with a Quill Pen
Write with a Quill Pen
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Write with a Quill Pen
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
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!