Develop your students’ understanding of United States history, geography, and government. Shop Kaplan’s selection of books, puzzles, maps, and more to teach United States social studies in your classroom.
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.
5 - 8 years. History comes to life on the page as readers learn the story of the Pilgrims hosting the first Thanksgiving. Vividly retold in simple language for beginning readers, this book is ideal for 1st to 3rd grade readers! Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own. Paperback. 48 pages.
4 years & up. Interactive puzzle helps children learn geography including state names, landmarks, plants, animals, and more. Includes 44 outlined magnetic pieces to help children put the correct piece in the correct spot while increasing fine motor skills. Measures 19"L x 13"H.
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.
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. This 6 book set of Motivational Figures and Characters have 24 - 28 pages each.
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.
6 years & up. Discover the world and the United States with these floor puzzles. Helps children understand where they live in relationship to the size of their state and the world. Great for introducing Social Studies. World puzzle has 33 pieces and USA puzzle has 51 pieces. Each puzzle measures 24" x 36".
This rug shows the United States of America's 50 states and their abbreviations, helping children of all ages learn geography. With its colorful design and educational theme, this rug will be a beautiful addition to any room and is perfect for use in smaller play areas. Measures 4' x 6".
4 years & up. Educate and inspire with this culturally relevant book set dedicated to celebrating Black History! Children and their families will find heroes and role models within these stories that uplift and amplify Black excellence, voices, and achievements. From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Mae Jemison, the historical figures showcased in these diverse stories will inspire children to never give up on their dreams no matter what obstacles may be in their way. Hardcover and paperback mix. Set of 4.