Presidents' Day



Since Presidents' Day is not the official name of the federal holiday, there are variations. Both Presidents Day and Presidents' Day are considered correct by dictionaries. The federal holiday was origianlly implemented to honor George Washington and expanded in 1885 to include all federal offices. (Wikipedia, 2014)


Below are resources to help you plan for instruction in your classroom.



Presidents' Day

Videos, resources and lessons on Presidents' Day, history and traditions.


Presidents' Day Activities

National Education Association presents lessons and resources for grades K-12.


Everything You Need to Know

Activities, ideas, resources and multidisciplinary lessons presented by Scholastic.


Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday

Resources, lessons, trivia, and games.


George Washington: A National Treasure

Teacher Guide, lessons, interactive lessons, games, articles, and resources.