Supplies Needed; Paper plate, black paint, black construction paper, popsicle sticks, scissors and glue.
Directions; Cut the center from the paper plate. Paint the bottom half of the plate black, and set aside to dry. Using the black construction paper, cut a hat shape. Glue the hat shape to the white half of you plate, and glue the popsicle stick to the middle of the black half.
There have been four United States Presidents born in log cabins. These presidents included Abraham Lincoln, Millard Filmore, James A. Garfield, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Assist the children in creating their own log cabin using construction paper, crayons/markers, Popsicle sticks, and glue. This was a fun way to commemorate Presidents Day!
Read "I am Abraham Lincoln" by Brad Meltzer
“Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography – for his own kids, and for yours. This book follows him from childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his legendary Gettysburg Address.
Use the following quote to discuss future goals and ambitions. Explain to them what it means to do your best.
Make an Abraham Lincoln Hand Print.
Here is a simple, yet creative, way to make an Abraham Lincoln craft.
Paint the child's hand (as seen below), stamp hand on white paper, and allow to dry. Once dry, paint (or draw) on hat and mouth. Finally, glue on wiggly eyes.