Engaging SOCIAL STUDIES resources
for Grades 3-5

Ideas and strategies for teaching upper elementary social studies that are low-prep and easy to implement in a short amount of time!

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Help your 3rd-5th grade students learn standards-based social studies concepts with these minimal-prep and engaging lessons and activities.

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This exclusive membership for Grades 3-5 teachers will be primed to set you up for success with engaging and minimal-prep activities on multiple topics that are taught in upper elementary social studies. Minimize the prep time while maximizing meaningful (and fun) social studies learning opportunities with your students throughout the year!

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I’m Kirsten

I’m a Texas educator, wife, and mama of 3 who loves to create fun, engaging, and minimal-prep Social Studies activities for upper elementary students! After years of teaching 3rd and 5th grade ELA/SS, I love helping upper elementary teachers by creating resources and sharing ideas that are research-based and TEKS-aligned. Consider me your virtual teacher bestie! If you’re looking for 3-5 classroom ideas teaching tips and resources, you’re in the right place. Let’s dive in together!