Polka Dot Lesson Plans: Social Studies Menu - will need to adapt and clarify for students...but I really do like the idea of letting them choose how they want to present their project. Especially in social studies content.
susangaylord.com: Bookmaking Projects. Fun idea for a research project, biography, book report, etc.
This 3 branches of government project helps make government relevant to elementary aged students.
Social Studies Websites
State project: Can be completed with current event in that state on topic related to what we are discussing in class.
A Biography Project to connect ELA and Social Studies. Based on the Who Was...? series
50 DIY Projects for teaching Social Studies | Classroom Tested Resources
Social studies projects for the end of the year. Perfect for upper grade classrooms!!
Top 10 Social Studies Websites for Elementary Students
Different projects for different areas like science, social studies etc.