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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


50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Patriotic Book
Activities to Honor Heroes
The Life of Abraham Lincoln -- Reading Comprehension
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle I
Patriotic Word Search
Symbols of the United States
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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


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


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

Technology Resources for Presidents' Day

Celebrating Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Meet the Presidents
The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle III
Presidential Administration Nicknames Crossword Puzzle
Abraham Lincoln Crossword by Ingri d'Aulaire
President's Day Code
February Bingo
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

Patriotic Hat
Star Design
My Book About Abraham Lincoln
Patriotic Design
My Book About George Washington
Patriotic Shield
Egg Carton Uncle Sam
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

World War II: Letter to the President
Daily Journal Topics: The Father of Our Country
Lincoln's Last Days Teacher's Guide
Jean Fritz's American History Books
So You Want to Be President? Literature Guide
Daily Journal Topics: Hail to the Chief
Daily Journal Topics: Honest Abe
More Presidents' Day Literature Resources

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

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

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Dolley Madison Biography Reading Warm-Up
Thomas Jefferson Biography: A Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up
George Washington Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
George W. Bush Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Lincoln Wordsearch
Reading Warm-Up 19 for Gr. 5 & 6: Biography
Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Speech
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
Flag Facts
The Lincoln Memorial
The Washington Monument
Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzles: Printable Book (4-8)
Abraham Lincoln's Life Word-Fill
Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History


President George Washington Biography
Dwight D. Eisenhower's Little Rock Response
President Abraham Lincoln Biography
President James Monroe Biography
President Benjamin Harrison Biography
President Richard Milhous Nixon Biography
President Theodore Roosevelt Biography
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Know the Presidents
Presidential Events Crossword Puzzle I
President John Adams Biography
President Andrew Jackson Biography
President Thomas Jefferson Biography
President Zachary Taylor Biography
President Martin Van Buren Biography
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

Abraham Lincoln Time Line
George Washington: Father of Our Country
George Herbert Walker Bush
The Month of Presidents and Inventors
President John Quincy Adams Biography
President Ulysses Simpson Grant Biography
President James Madison 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


Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, American History, and the environment. Enjoy!

June Calendar of Events
June is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: U.N. World Environment Day (6/5), D-Day (6/6), World Oceans Day (6/8), Diary Day (6/12), Flag Day (6/14), Ramadan Begins (6/18), World Refugee Day (6/20), Father's Day (6/21), Summer Begins (6/21), and Meteor Day (6/30). Plus, celebrate Child Vision Awareness Month and Safety Month all June long!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

Now available: Galactic Hot Dogs in print! Buy it at bookstores now.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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