Since George Washington became president in 1789, the United States has had 44 presidents. Observed on the third Monday of February, Presidents Day is an opportunity to learn about these men who have led our country.
Picture books are a child-friendly way for kids to learn presidential trivia. As they read the books and study the illustrations, kids can get a feel for how these men lived and the deeds they accomplished. View this list for suggestions of presidential biographies written just for children.
Presidents Day is a time to remember the men who have led our country, so take time to study presidential history with your students. In addition to reading books together, you can learn more through free worksheets that are available online. Together, you and your children can learn more about the 44 men who have led the United States as president and gain a deeper appreciation for their service to our nation.