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Social Studies: Get Out the Vote

Explore why it’s important to vote and what kids can do to help get adults to the polls, using this video from the PBS KIDS series ARTHUR. Buster and Binky are shocked to learn that their parents didn’t vote in the last election, and that they hardly ever vote! Buster’s mom forgot, and Binky’s dad had to work. Buster and Binky are determined to get their parents to the polls for the next election, so they brainstorm ways to help. Can kids make a difference and increase voter turnout? Absolutely!

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