Oh my goodness. There is so much celebratory stuff happening right now. Valentine’s Day. Winter Olympics. And don’t forget, Monday is President’s Day!
My kids get school off (you too?), so why not make the most of it! In that spirit, I’ve pulled together an assortment of kid-friendly President’s Day crafts to help you get your little ones involved. History is fun, and so are DIY George Washington powdered wigs. Find out how to make your own (and a bunch of other cool stuff) below!
Presidential Photo Booth 1 of 17
Make a few simple props and have a presidential style photo shoot with your littles. Adorable!
Details here from Spoonful
Presidential Props 2 of 17
More fun presidential props, these would even be fun to put on a small play don't you think? Four score and seven years ago …
Inspiration via Sandy Toes and Popsicles
Presidential Peg People 3 of 17
I love peg people, and these presidential ones are especially adorable.
Find out how to make them here on The Etsy Blog
Kid Coins 4 of 17
Give your kids the presidential treatment by letting them design their own currency. Pretty cool, huh?
DIY here from Alpha Mom
Crayon Log Cabin 5 of 17
If your family is like ours, there's never a short supply of crayons around. Channel your inner Lincoln and put them to use building a log cabin.
President’s Day Finger Puppets 6 of 17
Use some loose change to create a finger puppet show for President's Day, educational AND fun.
More on this from Spoonful
President’s Day Lunch 7 of 17
A lunch fit for the Oval Office!
See details here from Cookie Cutter Lunch
U.S. President Cards 8 of 17
Trivia, memory, coloring … there are lots of uses for these free printable cards featuring U.S. presidents.
Printable available on this Google Doc
Log Cabin Craft 9 of 17
Another fun twist on Lincoln's log cabin, this one with an appearance from the man himself!
Tutorial here from No Time For Flash Cards
Presidential Portraits 10 of 17
Turn your kids' lunch money into a tiny presidential portrait, cha-ching!
Details here from Spoonful
Edible Eagles 11 of 17
The national bird looking quite regal and delicious, these would be so fun to make and get the kids involved.
Tutorial here from Spoonful
Warhol Style Presidential Portraits 12 of 17
Who would have ever thought George Washington could look so hip? Love this Warhol take on our first president.
Details here from Toddler Approved
Paper Abe 13 of 17
Use this printable outline to let your kids create their very own Abe Lincoln, unibrow optional!
Free printable here from Detail Oriented Diva
Freezer Paper Silhouettes 14 of 17
You might need to handle the exacto knife on this freezer paper stencil job, but how cool do these look?
Tutorial here from MADE
DIY George Washington Wig 15 of 17
A few cotton balls, some glue, a little creativity and the right tutorial will get you a pretty awesome George Washington powdered wig.
See the tutorial here from Deceptively Educational
Patriotic Pinwheels 16 of 17
Channel a bit of the 4th of July in February with these patriotic pinwheels.
Free printable here from Skip To My Lou
Pretzel Log Cabin 17 of 17
One more version of Lincoln's log cabin, this one is even edible!
DIY here from Martha Stewart