Election Day is an important event around the world. As another presidential election gets closer, it is very important for children to learn about how things work. The vocabulary can be challenging, but word searches can help with that. Go ahead and grab your copy of this Election Day word search for your child.
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Election Day Word Search
This Election Day word search contains 15 words all relating to the important day. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
What You Will Need
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
What Else You Might Need
If you would like to print out the word search and reuse it multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make this free word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Election Day Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about Election Day.
Books About Election Day
These would be great books to read aloud to your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
The Night Before Election Day by Natasha Wing
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote by Bonnie Worth
If I Ran for President by Catherine Stier
Splat the Cat for President by Rob Scotton
What’s the Big Deal About Elections by Ruby Shamir
Election Day Activities
A Dab of Glue Will Do has a printable Election Day emergent reader for young children.
Older learners could benefit from these U.S. Presidential Election cards from Research Parent.
Your child can make a future voter button with this craft from Kids Activities Blog.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.
Graphics for this printable are used with permission from Paula Kim Studio.