Election Day Activities for Elementary

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Teach your students about presidential elections with these Election Day activities for elementary students (grades 3-5). Perfect for Election Day in November, or for introducing students to U.S. politics throughout the school year.

These activities are great as extension or early-finisher activities, or take-home independent practice work.

This packet of election teaching resources includes an information passage on U.S. elections and a choice of election day activities for elementary students.

Students can choose from activities like:

Voting Booth

Draw up blueprints for a voting booth that could be created in your classroom using only the materials around the room.

Candidacy Timeline

Create a timeline that depicts the process a candidate must go through before becoming president.

Voting Rights Poster

Design a poster that might be used to fight for voting rights. Try to use relevant historical facts in the language on your poster.
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Last edited: September 28, 2023
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Megan Hamm (B.S.Ed., M.Ed) is an educator-turned-content writer. She taught first grade for 7 years before becoming a Math specialist for 3rd and 4th graders. Megan received… Read more

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