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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


The Life of Abraham Lincoln -- Reading Comprehension
Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
Composer Wordsearch
My Book About Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle I
Educator's Guide to Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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


Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 1-3)
Favorite Presidents' Day Printables Gallery, Grades K-8
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzles: Printables Gallery
Top 10 Presidents' Day Worksheets (Grades 4-8)
First Kids
Cherry Blossoms of Washington, D.C.
Presidential Pets


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

Abraham Lincoln Crossword by Ingri d'Aulaire
Presidential Administration Nicknames Crossword Puzzle
February Bingo
The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Meet the Presidents
Presidents' States of Residence Crossword Puzzle
Presidential Events Crossword Puzzle II
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

Star Design
All About the Presidents Mini-Book
The Face of a Leader (Teacher Page)
The Face of a Leader
Patriotic Resist
Egg Carton Uncle Sam
Patriotic Hat
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

Jean Fritz's American History Books
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
Daily Journal Topics: Hail to the Chief
World War II: Letter to the President
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: President Taft's Bathtub
Daily Journal Topics: The Father of Our Country
Daily Journal Topics: Honest Abe
More Presidents' Day Literature Resources

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

George Washington Word Problems
Scaling New Heights
Quotations by Famous Presidents
Presidents' Day Problems
Abraham Lincoln's Least Common Multiple
More Math Activities for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Patriotic Word Search
Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Speech
Log Cabin Pattern
Lincoln and Washington Bookmarks
If I Were the President
Lincoln Wordsearch
Honest Abe and George Washington Reading Check
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
Abraham Lincoln Time Line
The Lincoln Memorial
George Washington: Father of Our Country
America by the People Poster: Thomas Jefferson
President Warren Gamaliel Harding Biography
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History


President George Washington Biography
President John Quincy Adams Biography
Presidential Pets
President Abraham Lincoln Biography
President John Adams Biography
President Thomas Jefferson Biography
President James Madison Biography
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

President James Monroe Biography
President Andrew Jackson Biography
President Martin Van Buren Biography
President William Henry Harrison Biography
President John Tyler Biography
President James Knox Polk Biography
President Zachary Taylor Biography
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

President Millard Fillmore Biography
President Franklin Pierce Biography
President James Buchanan Biography
President Andrew Johnson Biography
President Ulysses Simpson Grant Biography
President Rutherford Birchard Hayes Biography
President James Abram Garfield Biography
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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