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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.
4th grade
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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 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
Social studies
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
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Bake Colonial Pumpkin Pie
Take a stab at 18th century American cooking with your kids by following this tasty recipe from one of the first colonial cookbooks.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Road to Independence
Road to Independence
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Road to Independence
Help middle schoolers use maps, math, and history for some Fourth of July fun.
Social studies
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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!
4th grade
Social studies
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What is Liberty?
What is Liberty?
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What is Liberty?
Here's a 4th of July project that invites your fifth grader to explore what "liberty" really means to her.
5th grade
Social studies
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Signing the Declaration of Independence
Signing the Declaration of Independence
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Signing the Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence set forth inspiring ideals of liberty. If your kid had the chance today, would she sign the Declaration?
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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Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
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Three Kinds of Colonial Cornbread
Explore Pilgrim foodways with three heritage cornbread recipes.
4th grade
Social studies
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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
5th grade
Science
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Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
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Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
As your fifth grader brainstorms and creates a plan for peace, your child will give his creativity and fine motor skills a boost!
5th grade
Social studies
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Presidents Day Game
Presidents Day Game
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Presidents Day Game
What better way to remember the achievements of past U.S. Presidents than with a game of memory!
3rd grade
Social studies
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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.
5th grade
Social studies
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Civil War Hardtack
Civil War Hardtack
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Civil War Hardtack
Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
5th grade
Social studies
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Martin Luther King Stamp
Martin Luther King Stamp
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Martin Luther King Stamp
Help your fourth grader design a first class postage stamp for a hero who stood up for the dignity of people from all walks of life.
4th grade
Social studies
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Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
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Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
Learn about the Bill of Rights this Presidents Day by playing a Pictionary-inspired drawing game. Players draw a right as others try to guess what it is.
5th grade
Social studies
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Read and Respond: A Civil War Letter
Read and Respond: A Civil War Letter
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Read and Respond: A Civil War Letter
Children read a famous letter from the American Civil War, then write a response, in this thoughtful history activity.
5th grade
Social studies
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Star Collage
Star Collage
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Star Collage
Learners can hone their cutting skills while making this patriotically festive star collage!
3rd grade
Social studies
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