K-1 Social Studies
All About Me
This site has a printable I Am Special Book for young students.
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.
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.
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?