Here's the man in the middle of US map. This is a good tool to help students remember where these midwestern states are located. My grade teacher called this Mr. Mimal and to this day I know all my states and capitals
Earth Day is coming up on April and now is a great time for Earth Day activities along with a study of the earth. It’s helpful for children to understand the earth and their place on it if they are going to help care for the earth.
X Parent-Friendly PRINTABLE Common Core Standards. This is what your children will be tested on starting in the school year in 45 participating states (so far). Checklists for grades kindergarten - grade. Simple to understand. Also available in Spanish.
The Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Tree is made from a carpet roll (free from local carpet store) tube wrapped in brown butcher paper, stuck in a Christmas tree stand. The top is an umbrella covered with green leaves.
"Brain Sprinkles" an empty spice container, created a cute label, then filled the container with beads and glitter. Shake the "brain sprinkles" over the students heads right before a test for motivation and good luck!
100 of the BEST Apps, YouTube Channels & Websites for Kids!
This is a list of 100 social studies apps/websites/resources for kids. If one of them pertains to a specific unit/lesson you can have the students play/explore the content. You could also have them play these social studies games in their free time.