Based on Dewey's theory of learning, this text consists of eight clear, concise, and useable guides for planning meaningful learning experiences in the social studies for children in childcare settings, nursery or preschool programs, Head Start, and kindergartens. Primary grades can also engage in active experiential learning too, as each experience is extended to the early primary grades. This is the only activity book that includes experiences in history, geography, economics, and living in a democracy together. Describe how to plan and implement experiential learning. Contains continuos learning activities and teaching ideas. Explains how to assess and evaluate children's learning and the effectiveness of each experience. Appropriate for readers wishing to learn about early childhood social studies.