Storytime Theme: President's Day


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*See Flag folder for more flag ideas

Books --

Abe Lincoln's Hat by Martha Brenner illustrated by Donald Cook
The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln by Mike Reiss
Wackiest White House Pets by Gibbs Davis illustrated by David A Johnson (J636.0887 DAVIS)
John, Paul, George and Ben by Lane Smith
George Washington's Cows by David Small
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George and David Small (J973.099 Saint)
If I Were President by Catherine Stier illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo-Rayan
Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books by Kay Winters
A. Lincoln and Me by Louise Borden
A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln by David A Adler
Lincoln: a Photobiography by Russell Freedman
George Did It by Suzanne Jurmain (JB W277JU)
George Washington by Stuart A Kallen (JB W277KA)
Max for President
Duck for President
President's Day


Story Extensions

  • P for President ~stuffed letter
  • Rhyming Basket
  • Letter Raffle
  • Coin toss game (heads/tails)
  • Coin Sort

Arts and Crafts

George Washington and Abe Lincoln Coloring sheets
Crayons

Pretzel Log Cabins w/penny

Flag Windsock

*Pennies and Stringed Stars are also available in folder

Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills