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Presidents' Day Teacher Resources

Presidents' Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February. Use these cross-curricular printables, lessons, and references to teach your class about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln – two U.S. presidents born in February. Games, crossword puzzles, and art activities will keep students of all ages interested in politics and government. Explore the biographies below to learn about the life and politics of each president. Then, use quizzes to assess students' knowledge of U.S. history.

Educational Videos

George Washington – Videos & Activities
Abraham Lincoln – Videos & Activities


Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle I
Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: President Taft's Bathtub
The Life of Abraham Lincoln -- Reading Comprehension
My Book About George Washington
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: President McKinley's Red Flower
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

The Presidential Election Process
U.S. President: Facts
Presidential Trading Cards
The Era of Thomas Jefferson
Write a Letter to the President
Women Following Washington's Army
Thoughts for the President
More Presidents' Day Lessons


Thanksgiving Turkey Traditions at the White House
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzles: Printables Gallery
Presidential Pets
Favorite Presidents' Day Printables Gallery, Grades K-8
Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 1-3)
Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 4-8)
First Kids


Abraham Lincoln's Life Quiz (Advanced Level)
Presidents' Day Quiz
George Washington's Life (Advanced Level) Quiz

Technology Resources for Presidents' Day

Celebrating Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Presidential Birthplaces Crossword Puzzle
Abraham Lincoln Crossword by Ingri d'Aulaire
February Bingo
Meet the Presidents
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle III
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle II
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

My Book About Abraham Lincoln
The Face of a Leader
The Face of a Leader (Teacher Page)
Egg Carton Uncle Sam
Star-Spangled Banner
Patriotic Design
Patriotic Resist
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: Abe Lincoln
Daily Journal Topics: Honest Abe
Educator's Guide to Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
Daily Journal Topics: Hail to the Chief
World War II: Letter to the President
Daily Journal Topics: The Father of Our Country
More Presidents' Day Literature Resources

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

George Washington Word Problems
Presidents' Day Problems
Scaling New Heights
Quotations by Famous Presidents
Telling the Truth About Standard Units
More Math Activities for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Patriotic Word Search
Lincoln Wordsearch
Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Speech
Lincoln and Washington Bookmarks
Log Cabin Pattern
If I Were the President
Jean Fritz's American History Books
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
Activities to Honor Heroes
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton
Know the Presidents
James Earl Carter, Jr.
America by the People Poster: Thomas Jefferson
The Lincoln Memorial
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History


President Benjamin Harrison Biography
Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
President George Walker Bush Biography
President Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. Biography
President James Abram Garfield Biography
President John Quincy Adams Biography
William Jefferson Clinton's First Inaugural Address
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Third Inaugural Address
Ronald Reagan's First Inaugural Address
President James Knox Polk Biography
President Zachary Taylor Biography
Presidents' Occupations
Wives and Children of U.S. Presidents
Burial Places of U.S. Presidents
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

Judith St. George Biography
Ronald Wilson Reagan Biography
President George Herbert Walker Bush Biography
Coded Quotes
Abraham Lincoln Time Line
George Washington: Father of Our Country
Presidential Facts
More U.S. Presidents' Biographies

Additional Presidents' Day Resources

U.S. Presidency Resources
Elections – Teacher Resources
U.S. Government Resources for Teachers
Patriotic Art Activities

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