Presidents Day by Anne RockwellFrom the duo who created the classroom called a charmed place comes a patriotic primer for picture-book readers.
Today at school we celebrated Presidents Day by putting on a play. Mrs. Madoff said I could be George Washington because his birthday is the same as mine. Charlie was Abraham Lincoln because hes the tallest kid in our class. Everyone else had very important parts to play, too. At the end of the day we voted for class president, and youll never guess who won!
Presidents' Day Trivia
This day is celebrated in the United States and is a national federal holiday. He was also the only president unanimously elected. Each state has the freedom to choose what to call this day and how to celebrate it. Declan, Tobin. Tobin, Declan. Fun Facts for Kids about Presidents' Day.
By Sylvan Learning. Today it is a time to honor all those who have held the highest political office in the United States, past and present. Ask if your children have heard any of these interesting facts about two of the presidents whom we honor on this day, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln:.
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Presidents' Day or President's Day is the common name of a United States federal holiday scheduled to be celebrated on the third Monday in February every year, and one of eleven permanent holidays established by Congress. Presidents' Day is actually not the official name of this holiday, which is just one of several pieces of trivia about this welcome winter three-day weekend celebrated widely in the United States. Many states, however, choose to call their own celebration on this day "Presidents' Day. The holiday was first implemented as a day honoring George Washington by an act of Congress in , and in it was expanded to include all federal offices. Up until , it was celebrated on the actual date of his birth, February
Toggle navigation. The day is meant to celebrate George Washington and all the presidents of the U. It became a federal holiday in Although there was an attempt in to officially call the third Monday in February Presidents' Day, it failed. It eventually came to pass that in Still many states choose to call this day Presidents' Day instead of Washington's Birthday. Some states also celebrate Abraham Lincoln's birthday at this time as well.