Prep For Presidents' Day With Fun Trivia and Activities
Presidents' Day shouldn't just be exciting because it means a day off school. Use it as an opportunity to teach children about past and present US leaders. We've gathered activities and games — we're talking coloring books and a deck of cards — that give kids the 411 on American presidents while officially keeping them entertained.
American Presidents Fold-Out Sticker Book
This fold-out sticker book ($9) isn't just about peeling off portraits of the presidents. It's also a learning tool that profiles each man and features their personal stories and major accomplishments; kids will discover tidbits like which leader had 15 children.
Great American Presidents Travel Pouch Puzzle
Presidents meet playtime when kids put together this Great American Presidents Travel Pouch Puzzle ($5) about each American leader.
American Presidents Coloring Book
All US presidents are waiting for an artistic flourish, thanks to a coloring book ($5) that shows the American commanders in front of scenes related to their administrations — for example, there's James Madison in front of a burning White House during the War of 1812.
Have Fun With the Presidents: Activities, Projects, and Fascinating Facts
Have Fun With the Presidents ($15) is an activity book full of recipes that the presidents loved, activities, games, puzzles, and quotes. Fun fact from the book: George H.W. Bush hated broccoli so much he had it banned from the White House kitchen.