Turn President’s Day into a fun learning experience this year with these awesome 25 President’s Day Crafts & Activities! Easy Craft, tasty treats, and brain-boosting word activities, there is so much to do to keep kids learning and busy all day long!
What Is President’s Day?
What started as a celebration of our first president, George Washington’s birthday has morphed into a federal holiday celebrating all presidents of the United States but holds an emphasis on George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
When do we celebrate president’s day?
In the United States, we celebrate President’s Day on the third Monday of February each year.
President’s Day Projects
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Fun President’s Day Crafts
Here is a collection of fun President’s day projects that bring out your creative side! Grab some simple supplies and get crafting!
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President’s Day Craft Supplies:
- Construction Paper
- Paper Plates
- Glue stick
- Cotton Balls
- Toilet Paper Rolls
- Googly Eyes
- Paper Bags (lunch size)
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HANDPRINT AMERICAN FLAG
This American Flag Handprint Craft for Kids is such a cute patriotic keepsake made using paint sticks! This is one craft that’s so pretty you’ll want to display it all year long!
HANDPRINT CHERRY TREE
Create an adorable cherry tree with paint and a handprint! This is a great President’s Day Activity for toddlers!
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PAPER BAG BALD EAGLE
Create a bald eagle from a paper lunch sack. This tutorial contains a printable template so you can just gut and glue and create!
PATRIOTIC PAPER CHAIN
Decorate your mantel or doorway while celebrating President’s Day this year with this fun patriotic paper chain! You can make it as long or short as you need for your space. This is a great project for all ages!
CARDBOARD TUBE PRESIDENT CRAFT
Grab those empty toilet paper rolls and get to creating cardboard tube presidents!
GEORGE WASHINGTON WIG CRAFT FROM PAPER PLATE
Whether you are learning about George Washington for Presidents Day, American History, 4th of July, or simply learning about US presidents for kids, this super cute and easy-to-make George Washington craft is sure to be a hit.
POM-POM BALD EAGLE KIDS CRAFT
This adorable bald eagle is made from pom-poms and would be so fun to make to celebrate President’s Day! The bald eagle is a presidential symbol of America!
Create cute Presidential Puppets using wooden spoons and general craft supplies to turn them into presidents Lincoln and Washington!
LINCOLN PENNY SILHOUETTE ART
Create a fun piece of art for President’s Day with this Lincoln Penny Silhouette Art. See if you can find the year you were born on the coins! Or see who can find the oldest one!
PRESIDENT’S DAY MASKS
Use Paper plates to create masks that boast Washington’s curls with cotton balls and black construction paper for Lincoln’s top hat and crinkle paper to form the beard. This is a great preschool craft but can also be used for kindergarten and first grade!
President’s Day Activities
Here are some songs and rhymes as well as books that all center around President’s Day!
CHILDREN’S BOOKS ABOUT PRESIDENTS
President’s Day isn’t too far off! But honestly (Honest Abe, that is) we enjoy reading about the presidents any time of the year with these children’s books about presidents!
PRETZEL LOG CABIN CRAFT
Create a replica of Abe Lincoln’s log cabin using fun and tasty building materials! This is a great group activity to celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday!
SONGS AND RHYMES ABOUT PRESIDENT’S DAY
A great collection of songs and rhymes about presidents and perfect for President’s Day Fun!
PRESIDENT’S DAY BOOKS FOR EMERGENT READERS
Give your students a very basic understanding of presidents and Presidents’ Day with these fun President’s Day emergent readers!
President’s Day Printables
Fun activities include free printables, president’s day worksheets, and coloring pages!
USA BINGO CARD PRINTABLE
Your kids will have fun learning about United States symbols with these free printable USA Bingo pages.
I SPY AMERICA WORKSHEET
A fun, free, printable American-themed I Spy worksheet filled with imagery of American presidents, landmarks, buildings, and more!
PRESIDENT’S DAY COLOR BY NUMBER PRINTABLES
Keep your family entertained on their day off with these fun President’s Day Color By Number sheets! Just download, print, and get coloring.
FREE PRINTABLE US PRESIDENTS WORD SEARCH GAME
IF I WERE PRESIDENT FOR A DAY – PRESIDENT’S DAY WORKSHEET
This worksheet is a perfect way to have fun on President’s Day whether you homeschool, or you are just trying to entertain the kids on their day off school.
PRESIDENT’S DAY COLORING PAGES
History lessons and coloring make these printables a great activity to celebrate President’s Day!
President’s Day Treats
Whether you want to build a yummy pretzel log cabin or some red, white, and blue jello, here are some treats that are perfect for President’s day!
PRESIDENT’S DAY OREO TREATS
Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids this Presidents Day? Make some Presidents Day Oreo Treats! These goodies, themed after Washington and Lincoln, are a great way to get the kids talking about presidential history.
PRESIDENT’S DAY COOKIES
Create the cutest president cookies with Vanilla Wafers, marshmallows, and chocolate chips! These are almost too cute to eat!
PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
LAYERED RED WHITE AND BLUE FRUIT PUSH UP POPS