It’s President’s Day, which for my children has nearly nothing to do with history and everything to do with a three-day weekend. I asked my kids and their friends about the US Presidents and what they knew about them. I got blank stares and blinking in reply.
Maybe it’s because my kids are too young. Maybe it’s because most students aren’t asked to memorize the Presidents in order, as I was in elementary school. Or maybe it’s because some of the Presidents – especially for younger kids – are sort of confusing.
Here’s a very silly look at the most confusing US Presidents for kids and their reactions:
All photos are courtesy of: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/ where you can also find lots of great (and accurate) information about all our Presidents.
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