Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Get Out and Vote!!

Have you voted yet? Have you talked about the election with your kids? Now is the time to involve them in the elections. And, on Scholastic.com you can find a whole bunch of materials pertaining to the election, candidates, electoral process and more. Scholastic even held their own Presidential Election Poll involving 250,000 kids. Who won? Go to the site to find out!

In the meantime, here a few gems from the website:
Electoral College Map Printable - track election results with this downloadable pdf and color in your own Electoral College map.

President Matching Game Printable - Can you name all the presidents in order? Here's a neat matching game to play with your kids, to help you learn which president served when!

Scholastic Book lists about Democracy and America:
Books that Demonstrate Democracy
Books that Celebrate America