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K-1 Social Studies

All About Me
This site has a printable I Am Special Book for young students.
 
Family 
This page from Scholastic introduces a cross-curricular theme unit with activities, reproducibles, and tips for learning about families.
 
 
Learn about Spanish Families and Culture 
La Famillia-This unit on Spanish language and culture focuses on the family and  keeps the lessons simple and age-appropriate. Students will learn about  Spanish families and gain a preliminary knowledge of the Spanish language, learning the Spanish names for various family members. 
 
Location

Our Nation 
This site uses maps to show where our nation is located in North America, the bodies of water around us, and placement of the states.  There is also information about the capital.

Community


I've Been Working in the Neighborhood
This site allows students to explore the world of community helpers.  Students learn what letter carriers, fire fighters, police officers, doctors, teachers and librarians do.
 
Community Worker Activities  
These preschool poems, finger plays and action songs help young children understand the different kinds of work people in their communities perform.

Symbols of Citizenship

Our U.S. Symbols
This page has grade appropriate information about U.S. symbols.  The site has links to the flag, National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, Bald Eagle, Independence Hall, Statue of Liberty, Liberty Bell and the White House.
 
Social Studies Site for Kindergarten
This site has information on Flags of the World, American Symbols, US Presidents, and Whose home is it?