By: Shannon Boone
Presidents Day takes place the third Monday in February every year. Initially, the holiday was actually celebrated on two different days, February 12th and February 22nd to celebrate the birthdays of former Presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington respectively. In 1971 however, President Richard Nixon...
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By: Ann E. Smith
President’s Day is a time to pause and remember the great leadership Americans have had over the course of history. Celebrated on the third Monday of February, President’s Day is a federal holiday designated to celebrate George Washington’s birthday. For elementary school...
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By: Suzanne Rose
It is important to teach students about their presidents and the holidays that celebrate them. What better time than to celebrate this than Presidents Day? Of course, many elementary school students learn better by doing than by just listening to lectures, thus a craft is...
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By: Melody Pond
Caregivers around the world who are lacking the time, energy, or money for elaborate crafts to entertain their children can rejoice in the usefulness of paper plates. Paper plates can be used to make crafts for nearly every holiday. They can be transformed into giant...
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By: Bryan Ridenour
Every February, America celebrates President’s Day. President’s Day was originally established to honor Founding Father and first President George Washington, but after Lincoln’s assassination, many insisted commemorating Honest Abe as well. This holiday gives educators an opportunity to teach a lesson about...
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By: Kim Miller - 582309
President's Day is a great day to celebrate the special men who helped to shape America into the great nation that she is. It is important that children learn at an early age how important the presidents who have served the United States are. A...
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