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Understanding the Presidential Election

Every four years the topic of electing a new president comes around for younger students. Informing your students about the ins and outs of the election won't necessarily go over their heads. Use this resource to help students learn about the election process.
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Understanding the Presidential Election
  • Election Crafts for Kids

    Website
    kidsactivitiesblog.com
    kidsactivitiesblog.com
    Hayley Mason says:
    These crafts are not only adorable and fun, but they give students an idea about some of the items associated with voting. It is great to have these if you decide to do a mock election in your class!
  • Hayley Mason says:
    An emergent reader that is great for students to get an overview of the election process. Be sure to send the book home so they can read it again and again.
  • Election & Voting 2016

    Website
    teacherspayteachers.com
    teacherspayteachers.com
    Hayley Mason says:
    This freebie has everything you need for an in class voting box, bulletin board, and vocabulary lesson. It's quick and simple and has the candidates for this 2016 year.
  • Hayley Mason says:
    Here is a list of books that you can read during the election year. I love this resource because each book has a description so you can preview them before rushing over to your librarian.
  • Hayley Mason says:
    PBS has a very kid friendly way to get students familiar with the candidates for this elections. There is even a video on what it looks like when people vote.