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Preschool Social Studies Activities

It’s been a couple of weeks since we finished our round up of activities that meet social emotional standards, and since we are heading into the holiday season, now is the perfect time to explore some ideas that meet social studies standards.

Remember, the Standards that I use every day, and am most comfortable with are Ohio’s Early Learning Development Standards – you can review them here, however I’ve found that even if your State’s standards differ, many of these activities can still be aligned similarly. I’ve rounded up some great ideas today!

Domain: Social Studies
Strand: Self
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills

This standard is less about history lessons, and more about understanding the concept of time (as it pertains to the daily or weekly routine) and personal history.  

Create a biography – from House of Burke
All about me collage – from Meg Duerksen
Create a classroom timeline – from Carolina Teacher
Create a daily schedule with photographs – From Reggio Inspired Teacher
Use somegs to help children understand daily routines – from This Reading Mama
Explore family relationships to understand personal history – from Erin Holleran
I have another great history and time related activity to share with you tomorrow, make sure to check back for any easy idea to strengthen your calendar routine!

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