The countdown is on as we work our way through the final ten states in our Explore: USA curriculum!
Today, we’re visiting the great state of South Dakota and this state has tons of things to explore and see!
Whether you’d like to learn a little more about the Crazy Horse Memorial that will call the Mount Rushmore State home once it’s complete or you’re looking to explore the location of one of the deepest mines on planet Earth, this state study is packed full of fun facts that your elementary-aged kids are going to love!
South Dakota State Study
Speaking of that Crazy Horse Memorial, did you know that this monument was first started in 1948 and is still being carved today?
Or that it will be a towering 563 high by the time it’s finished?
If you did, then you’re ahead of the game. If you didn’t, don’t worry! We’ll be covering all of that and so much more in our 41st state study!
South Dakota Books for Kids
Hanging Off Jefferson’s Nose: Growing Up On Mount Rushmore by Tina Nichols Coury
South Dakota (It’s My State!) by Ruth Bjorklund
M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet by William Anderson
South Dakota: An Alphabetical Scrapbook by Jodi Holley Latza
Alfred Visits South Dakota by Missie McPherson
South Dakota (Land of Liberty) by Thomas K. Adamson
Now, buckle up road trippers because we’re getting this show on the road! We’ve still got nine more states to see!