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.
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.