Presidents’ Day – 3rd Monday in February
(Tune: "Hail to the Chief!")
On Presidents’ Day we remember all the leaders (Children stand and
In our nation’s history. march as you sing.)
Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Lincoln—
We stand and salute our Commanders-in-Chief! (Salute.)
In the great White House
In Washington, D.C.,
They have worked to keep our nation strong.
From seventeen eighty nine till today,
We celebrate all our Commanders-in-Chief!
drjean.org/February, 2007, Monthly Activities
Letters – Have children write letters to the President. Don’t be surprised when you get an answer!
whitehouse.gov/kids/ – This is a great website to learn more about past Presidents, take a tour of the White House, find games, etc.
If I Were the President I Would… Let each child write a story or draw a picture about what she would do if she were President. Put them together to make a class book.
(Tune: “Ten Little Indians”)
History’s full of people and times.
We can learn them with this rhyme.
President’s of the USA
Have made our country great today.
Washington Adams Jefferson Madison
Monroe Adams Jackson Van Buren
Harrison Tyler Polk Taylor
Fillmore Pierce and Buchanan
Lincoln Johnson Grant Hayes
Garfield Arthur Cleveland Harrison
Cleveland McKinley Roosevelt Taft
Wilson Harding and Coolidge
Hoover Roosevelt Truman Eisenhower
Kennedy Johnson Nixon Ford
Carter Regan Bush Clinton
Bush and Obama