Elementary and Middle School Activities for President's DayThe Inauguration is over, now it's time to plan for President's Day. President's Day doesn't have to be boring! You can perform a fun classroom skit, visit a local President's home or birthplace, watch a video about presidents, and even make a cute presidential paper bag puppet and have a puppet show. No matter the age of your students, we've got some fun activities for you to do to celebrate President's Day. Enjoy!
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First, let's learn about the history of President's Day with this fun video.
President's Day Activities from Kids Creative Chaos
- When is Presidents Day and Barack Obama Craft
- Benjamin Harrison Home Tour
- Abraham Lincoln and George Washington Activities with Silly Classroom Play
- Abraham Lincoln Printable for Paper Bag Puppet
- Jimmy Carter Paper Bag Puppet and Facts for Biography Project
- George Washington Online Lesson on the Treaty of Paris
- Know your Presidents Lesson with Games ot Play Online
- Know your State Capitals
- Election Quote
- Abraham Lincoln and Patriotic Hat Craft for Preschool or Table Decorations
President's Day Activities from Favorite Blogs and Websites
- Make a George Washington Paper and Cottonball Wig and use it our skit above.
- TeacherSherpa has amazing editable printable lessons and activities for President's Day.
- Abraham Lincoln Birth Place in Kentucky (There are several sites in the Midwest.)
- Learn about Lincoln at Lousiville's Farmington Plantation
- The Hermitage: Andrew Jackson Home in Nashville, Tennessee
- Andrew Jackson History Lesson Plan from the Hermitage
- Monticello: Thomas Jefferson Home in Virginia
- Mount Vernon: George Washington Home in Virginia
- Lesson Plans for George Washington's Birthday
- President's Day History Video with Fun Facts for Biographies
We love John Green's videos about Presidents.
President's Day Books for Kids
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