Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Election Unit

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Montessori-Inspired Election UnitElection time is exciting … and preschoolers on up can participate in some of the excitement. This would be a great week for a United States election unit study, or you could just add an election book, activity, or mini unit this week to make the interest around a presidential election into a learning experience.

There aren’t a lot of Montessori-inspired election units available online. There are a number of Montessori-inspired activities you can do, though, and there are some awesome unit studies on my Pinterest board that would work very well in a Montessori-inspired unit. Following are some Montessori-inspired election activities and my Kids’ Government Activities Pinterest board.

Montessori-Inspired Election Activities

Montessori-Inspired President’s Day Activities (my roundup post)

2012 United States Presidential Election Unit Study for PreK and K-10 from American Montessori Consulting

Election Unit (Photo from We Don't Need No Education)

Election Unit (Photo from We Don’t Need No Education)

Election Unit (photo), Timeline of the Election Process, American Symbols, Election Facts, Mock Election, and Videos of Debate Highlights from We Don’t Need No Education

Montessori students vote to invest in Wild Root Market from The Journal Times

“Mock Elections at Peabody Montessori”

KALB-TV News Channel 5

Kids’ Government Activities Pinterest Board

Kids' Government Activities Pinterest Board

Kids’ Government Activities Pinterest Board

I have a Kids’ Government Activities Pinterest Board with some amazing election activities and unit studies for a number of ages.

I’d love to hear about any election activities you’re doing at home or school! :)

(Stock Photo/Illustration at the top of the post by Lorelyn Medina.)

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Montessori MondayIf you have some Montessori activity trays/lessons to share, please link up below. It’s fine to link up a post from your archives – and you may link up anytime during the week! Your post may be any Montessori-inspired activity or idea. It doesn’t need to be related to my Montessori Monday post.

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