Election Day Literacy Activities

 

Election Day Literacy Activities

 

When I searched for Election Day Literacy Activities, most of the activities I found were centered on the 2012 presidential election. However, I did find a few sites that should help you and your kids get ready for this year’s Election Day.

 

Vote from Smithsonian National Museum of American History Behring Center

Lots of information about the history of voting.

 

Step Inside the Voting Booth from PBS Kids

This is an interactive activity simulating the decision making process of voting.

 

25 Election Day Crafts from Spoonful

The crafts focus mainly on patriotism. Note: This site is closing, so this link may not work.

 

Tips to Use an Election as Your Child’s First Civics Class from PBS Parents

Although the focus is a presidential election, there are good overall election tips.

 

Voting Printable from FamilyEducation

A worksheet focusing on election vocabulary.

 

Elections and Voting Quiz from FamilyEducation Level 1  and Level 2 

Online quizzes about elections and voting.

 

Printable Worksheets and Activity Pages from Apples 4 the Teacher

Most printables here are for the classroom.

 

Election Scavenger Hunt from Teacher Planet

Kids search newspapers and other news resources to collect the items on a scavenger hunt list.

 

Click here for Monday’s Election Day books.
Gail

 

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