Global Social Studies

Develop fun lesson plans with Kaplan's selection of history and character education books, globes and maps, activity charts, homeschool curricula, election kits, and other social studies products. Children will enjoy learning about history and other cultures with any of these great classroom additions.

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Laminated World Map with Flags
Laminated World Map with Flags
Item: 18470
Status: In Stock
$16.95
This full-color laminated map shows country boundaries, topography, and flags from around the world. Measures 51.5"W x 37.5"H.
Countries & Regions Books - Set of 6
Countries & Regions Books - Set of 6
Item: 52696
Status: In Stock
$54.95
Grades 1 - 2. The engaging fiction and authentic informational text in these books will motivate even the most reluctant reader! Each title features appealing themes that connect to real-world concepts. Set of 6 books have 24 - 28 pages each.
Around the World Books - Set of 6
Around the World Books - Set of 6
Item: 52693
Status: In Stock
$39.95
Grades K - 1. Spark the interest of beginning readers with engaging fiction and authentic informational content! These high-quality books feature an appropriate reading level and familiar standards-based themes. Set of 6 books have 12 - 20 pages each.
Crafts and Culture Books - Set of 6
Crafts and Culture Books - Set of 6
Item: 52691
Status: In Stock
$39.95
Grades K - 1. Spark the interest of beginning readers with engaging fiction and authentic informational content! These high-quality books feature an appropriate reading level and familiar standards-based themes. Set of 6 books have 12 - 20 pages each.
Famous Paintings and Fact Cards
Famous Paintings and Fact Cards
Item: 90688
Status: In Stock
$9.99
5 years & up. Learn about 30 illustrated cards of the world's most famous paintings with these Famous Paintings Cards. Unravel stories behind the pictures and find out all about the lives of the artists behind the paintings.Facts include the when, where and by whom each painting was created. Size: 4" x 6.13". Included: 30 Cards.
Who Was Books - Set of 6
Who Was Books - Set of 6
Item: 83332
Status: In Stock
$35.95
Grades 3 - 5. These well-written biographies tell the stories of notable individuals in a variety of contexts. Each book highlights the life, contributions and accomplishments of the individual in a fun, engaging way that clearly explores the world he/she lived in and changed. Fascinating details and black-and-white illustrations fill each story, along with side notes and a time line to enhance readers' understanding. Collection includes six, 112-page paperbacks.
Celebrating Constitution Day - Grades 3-5
Celebrating Constitution Day - Grades 3-5
Item: 25744
Status: In Stock
$14.95
$5.00
Grades 3 - 5. Introduce the Constitution to your students with activities designed to engage them in history and civics. Learn about the Constitution as a living document that shapes all American lives. 80 pages.
Families of the World Posters - Set of 8
Families of the World Posters - Set of 8
Item: 88865
Status: In Stock
$22.95
Eight 11" x 8.5" color posters of real families from around the world.
12" Traveler Student Globe
12" Traveler Student Globe
Item: 25106
Status: In Stock
$52.95
5 years & up. Give children a fun interactive way to learn about geopolitics and more. Lightweight and durable, this blue-ocean globe is a great student tool for your classroom. The smoke black plastic base and semi-meridian are strong and scratch resistant. The oceans are a vibrant blue and the countries are richly colored.
Multicultural Rhythm Set
Multicultural Rhythm Set
Item: 30297
Status: In Stock
$104.95
4 years & up. Children experience sounds and rhythms from different cultures with this 7-piece set. Includes two Damroos, pair of ankle bells, agogo bells, den den drum, pair of maracas, guiro, and rap stick. Due to availability items may vary.
Children of the World Memory Game
Children of the World Memory Game
Item: 24850
Status: In Stock
$18.95
4 - 7 years. Improve memory skills by matching boys and girls from different countries, learn 36 ways to say "hello" and have lots of fun along the way! Featuring origional characters and their friends from the popular singalong If You're Happy And You Know It!
Our Global Community Books - Set of 6
Our Global Community Books - Set of 6
Item: 73832
Status: In Stock
$49.95
4 - 7 years. We share our world with over 7 billion people - learn how people live in different counties around the earth. Perfect for global awareness. Set of 6.
Geosafari® Jr. Talking Globe™
Geosafari® Jr. Talking Globe™
Item: 146680
Status: In Stock
$149.95
4 years & up. Kids can explore the world right in front of them with the Geosafari® Jr. Talking Globe™! Listen and learn about continents, U.S. states, animals, and nature with Wildlife Warrior Bindi Irwin. This high-tech globe features a dual swivel and a smart stylus along with Explore, Find It, and Measure It modes and more providing over 10 hours of interactive audio. This hands-on, interactive talking globe makes a great introductory to geography concepts. Pen requires 2AAA batteries… More »
World Explorer Carpets
World Explorer Carpets
Item: 34568P
Ships From Manufacturer
$174.95 - $305.95
Children will love discovering the world as they explore the oceans and continents on these brightly colored rugs designed to teach basic geography. Anti-bacterial, with non-slip backing. Carpets includes a 15 year pile wear warranty and lifetime abrasive wear warranty.
Citites of the World Memory Game
Citites of the World Memory Game
Item: 73992
Status: In Stock
$18.99
4 - 7 years. Sharpen your memory skills and discover some of the world's greatest cities and buildings! Match the pairs of landmarks and learn the city and country where the landmark can be found. Features gorgeous hand-painted artwork by David Dean. Includes 72 cards. Box measures 8" x 8.5" x 1".
Ann Morris Books - Set of 6
Ann Morris Books - Set of 6
Item: 82009
Status: In Stock
$47.95
This round-the-world photographic book set introduces young children to the concept of the world's people, the places they live, and how they work and play. Each book tours the globe to develop a strong interest in cultures and ethnic heritage while showing differences in young children. Set includes 6 paperback books.
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World - Paperback
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World - Paperback
Item: 23814
Status: In Stock
$7.99
$5.00
3 - 7 years. Bake a delicious apple pie and take a trip with this culinary global adventure! An apple pie is easy to make, if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This picture book takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients for a delicious apple pie. First hop a steamboat to Italy for the finest semolina wheat. Then hitch a ride to England and hijack a cow for the freshest possible milk. And, oh yes! Don't forget to go apple picking in… More »
16" Topographical Inflatable Globe
16" Topographical Inflatable Globe
Item: 21406
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Introduce children to geography with this fun, 16" inflatable globe. Brilliantly colored and extremely durable with political boundaries and geographical names.
A Day in the Life Books - Set of 6
A Day in the Life Books - Set of 6
Item: 52706
Status: In Stock
$62.95
$29.95
Grades 2 - 3. Inspire readers with real-world themes captured in engaging fiction and authentic nonfiction! The high-interest books in this series feature vivid imagery and exciting content that will appeal to fluent readers. Set of 6 books have 28 - 32 pages each.
Time For Kids Civics Books - Set of 6
Time For Kids Civics Books - Set of 6
Item: 146970
Status: In Stock
$45.95
$24.95
Grade K. Introduce complex civics concepts to young students at a level they understand. This set uses real-world connections, rich imagery, and basic discourse to help children explore civics topics in relevant and meaningful ways. Each book will help them achieve literacy in important social studies and teach them how to become good 21st century citizens that are active in their communities. It's never too young to start. Paperback. Titles Include: "Rules at Home", "Rules at School",… More »
International Biographies Books - Set of 6
International Biographies Books - Set of 6
Item: 52715
Status: In Stock
$62.95
$39.95
Grades 2 - 3. Inspire readers with real-world themes captured in engaging fiction and authentic nonfiction! The high-interest books in this series feature vivid imagery and exciting content that will appeal to fluent readers. Set of 6 books have 28 - 32 pages each.
Instruments and Music from Around the World - Paperback - Set of 6
Instruments and Music from Around the World - Paperback - Set of 6
Item: 30346
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$37.95
4 years & up. From brass to woodwind instruments, this series of books looks at different categories of musical instruments and shows how they are played around the world. Set of 6. 24 pages each. Paperback.
12" Political Inflatable Globe
12" Political Inflatable Globe
Item: 25110
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$10.95
3 years & up. Introduce children to geography with this fun, 12" inflatable globe. Brilliantly colored and extremely durable with political boundaries and geographical names.
A Trip Around the World Books - Set of 4 - Paperback
A Trip Around the World Books - Set of 4 - Paperback
Item: 92075
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$34.95
3 years & up. What you wear, what you eat, where you live, and who you are in this global world is the information you will discover as you read about people from around the world though vivid images and simple text. Paperback book set, 32 pages each.