Teach children a little bit of history as they try one of these President’s Day crafts for kids. They’ll have fun and learn something too!
I’m going to be honest – I forget about President’s Day every single year. I’ve never gotten the day off, so it’s not at the top of my mind. I think I should pay more attention though . . . it’s an interesting holiday!
The day is not just about realizing the post office is closed when you want to send something, but it’s a time to learn about our nation’s history. And not only do kids love to learn, but they love to craft. Combine both as you do one of these President’s Day crafts for kids together.
Who knows, you might learn something yourself and have a little fun too! At least, you can spend some quality time with your children while you get creative. To see the President’s Day crafts you should try, scroll down.
President's Day Crafts for Kids
Celebrate President's Day this year by making one of these 20 President's Day activities for kids.
Paint a little set of peg dolls to look like our forefathers. The little top hat on the Abraham Lincoln makes me squeal!
Remind everyone on social media that President’s Day is coming by posting selfies with these cute props.
Paper Bag Puppets
Have kids create these cute paper bag puppets of Lincoln and Washington. Then they can put on a play!
Recreate Lincoln’s early days in a log cabin using popsicle sticks and a flip top lid. This is a great one for kids of all ages including preschoolers.
Use pasta and playdough to create these two iconic symbols in Washington DC, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.
Tissue Paper Flag
I remember making tons of tissue paper projects like this flag in grade school, using the same technique.
Paper Bald Eagle
Download this resource to create this handprint bald eagle along with four other President's Day crafts for kids.
Toilet Paper Roll Wig
Four score and seven toilet paper rolls ago, a presidential style wig was made. You can use this for presidents but also those who signed the Declaration and The Constitution as well.
Draw or print out a picture of the White House and create this neat pop-up card. You can even send one to the White House to show them what you did!
I love these Abraham and George finger puppets using coins as the faces. It's a great way to learn who is on which value of money.
George Washington Paper Bag Kid's Craft
George isn't just a paper bag - he's a puppet too! This is great for not only pairing with history lessons and imaginative play theater, but also a great fine motor skills activity!
Abe Lincoln's Hat
Make your very own Abraham Lincoln hat and then try it on for size! You can make this as tall as you like.
Pom-Pom Bald Eagle
I love the googly eyes on this cute bald eagle! Stacey also shows you how to use these eagles in a patriotic garland.
Presidents Coloring Pages
Grab the crayons and color these pages to make your own book about Abraham Lincoln. Kids can learn all the facts while being creative too.
Use popsicle sticks, acrylic craft paint, and star stickers to make these fun mini flags. These make a great party craft during summer as well as a President's Day craft.
Paper Roll Presidents
Use toilet paper rolls, scissors and glue to make some presidents that stand on their own!
Lincoln’s beard is easy to create with paint and your child’s handprint. Add some googly eyes and a top hat and you're good to go.
George Washington told his father he chopped down the cherry tree instead of lying – tell your kids the story as you make this tree together.
Hat and Beard
Does your child want to be president for a day? Create this beard and hat outfit using a paper plate.
Presidential Cookie Treats
Who can resist a treat on President's Day? Especially if they are these super cute President Oreos!
Talk about what you would do if you were president while you cut out stars, stripes and your own profile for a presidential portrait.
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