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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
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
The Life of Abraham Lincoln -- Reading Comprehension
The Executive Branch Crossword Puzzle
Abraham Lincoln Biography & Mini-Book
My Book About Abraham Lincoln
My Book About George Washington
More Popular Presidents' Day Printables

Lesson Plans

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


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


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

Presidential Trivia Crossword Puzzle III
February Bingo
Presidential Occupations Crossword Puzzle
Deaths and Assassinations Crossword Puzzle
Presidential Events Crossword Puzzle II
Presidential Birthplaces Crossword Puzzle
More Presidents' Day Games & Puzzles

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for Presidents' Day

The Face of a Leader
Star Design
Egg Carton Uncle Sam
Patriotic Hat
Patriotic Shield
Patriotic Design
Abraham Lincoln Coloring Page
More Presidents' Day Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Literature Resources for Presidents' Day

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

Math Activities for Presidents' Day

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

Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

George Washington Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Thomas Jefferson Biography: A Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up
Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Speech
Lincoln Wordsearch
Lincoln and Washington Bookmarks
Patriotic Word Search
Log Cabin Pattern
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for Language Arts

Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History

Lyndon Baines Johnson
Lincoln-Douglas Style Debate Procedure
Dwight D. Eisenhower's Little Rock Response
George Washington: Father of Our Country
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Third Inaugural Address
John Fitzgerald Kennedy's Inaugural Address
William Jefferson Clinton's First Inaugural Address
More Popular Presidents' Day Activities for U.S. History


U.S. President's Cabinet
President James Monroe Biography
President John Quincy Adams Biography
Presidential Pets
President Abraham Lincoln Biography
President George Washington Biography
President John Adams Biography
More Popular Presidents' Day References

Government Resources for Presidents' Day

President Thomas Jefferson Biography
President James Madison Biography
President Andrew Jackson Biography
President Martin Van Buren Biography
President William Henry Harrison Biography
President John Tyler Biography
President James Knox Polk Biography
More Popular Government Resources for Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day Biographies

President Zachary Taylor Biography
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
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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