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Election Day Activities for Elementary Students in 2024

These Election Day activities for elementary students are very popular in November. They provide fun and engaging learning experiences to help you celebrate Election Day with your class. Check out all of the Election Day activities for elementary students below!

Election Day activities for elementary students

8 Election Day Activities for Elementary Students

Below are our favorite Election Day activities for kids at the elementary level.

1. Election Day Reading Comprehension Activities

These Election Reading Comprehension Activities offer engaging, meaningful practice to greatly improve your 1st-5th grade students’ reading and writing skills. Each of the reading graphic organizers included in this set can be used over and over and with ANY election book you choose. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

election reading activities

2. Duck for President Book Companion

Duck for President follows the journey of a duck who starts off on a farm but decides to run for president. It lends itself to conversations about the democratic process and the importance of civic participation. This Duck for President Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Duck for President book companion

3. Grace for President Book Companion

Grace for President tells the story of a determined young girl named Grace who runs for class president. This Grace for President Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Grace for President book companion

4. If I Ran for President Book Companion

If I Ran for President sparks children’s imagination by inviting them to explore what they would do if they were elected president. This If I Ran for President Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

If I Ran for President book companion

5. If I Were President Book Companion

If I Were President encourages readers to think about the positive changes they would make if they held the highest office in the country, inspiring them to dream big and consider their impact on the world. This If I Were President Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

If I Were President book companion

6. Looking at Lincoln Book Companion

Looking at Lincoln explores the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of a young girl, emphasizing his impact on history and equality. This Looking at Lincoln Book Companion includes reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, student activities, and much more. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Looking at Lincoln book companion

7. If I Were President Activities

These If I Were President Activities are perfect for celebrating Election Day. This “If I Were President…” writing prompt is a great way to discuss the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. President. It’s so much fun to have them dream big and ask themselves “What would happen if I ran for president?” Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

If I Were President activities

8. George Washington Non-Fiction Reading Unit

This George Washington Nonfiction Reading Unit includes 3 leveled reading passages, vocabulary cards, reading and writing activities, and more. It pairs really nicely with our fictional book companions like Looking at Lincoln, If I Were President, If I Ran for President, Grace for President, and Duck for President. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Presidents Day non-fiction unit

In closing, we hope you found this list of Election Day activities for elementary students helpful! If you did, then you may also be interested in these other related posts:

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