President's Day Math, Lessons, & Activities

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Summary:Monday is usually Math Day at ClickSchooling. I found a few math activities themed around President's Day, but thought you'd also enjoy a variety of resources to help your family learn while celebrating
Description:Scholastic: Math Hunt U.S. Presidents

http://www.homefires.com/click?scholastic

In this online activity, learn historical facts about the U.S. Presidents. Then use your math skills including multiplication and division, fractions, multiplication with fractions, geometry (determining perimeter), and map skills to solve some challenging questions.

Eduplace.com: Where Did They Come From?

hhttp://www.eduplace.com/activity/presidentshomes.html

This free lesson combines math and social studies. Download and print free worksheets that help students analyze data and create a bar graph showing the home states of U.S. Presidents. Find out which state has given us the most Presidents.

WhiteHouse101

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/white_house_101/

This is one of the best sources for fun and educational facts on U.S. Presidents that will appeal to all ages. It's housed at the official White House website. When you get to the site simply click on the picture menu to:

* Tour the White House
* Watch a terrific slide-show to learn about U.S. Presidents
* Read "Fun Facts" about U.S. Presidents
* Enjoy a delightful slide-show about First Pets

The White House Historical Association

https://www.whitehousehistory.org/teacher-resources/every-day-is-presidents-day-at-the-white-house

Get a free lesson plan titled, "Every Day Is Presidents' Day at the White House," for grades K-3. Be sure to click on the "Activity" links at the bottom of the page to access free materials that supplement the lesson.

Homeschool Helper

http://www.homefires.com/click?presidents

Get free unit studies on George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and the American Presidents along with links to other Presidents' Day resources, printables, and crafts. While you're there, use the menu to check out their free unit studies on every subject. The owner of this site is a veteran homeschool mom who not only shares resources she has used successfully, but enables other parents to post and share unit studies that they have created as well. While some of the content contains a Christian-based perspective, many of the resources will appeal to secular audiences as well.

President's Day Web Quest

http://www.homefires.com/click?prezwebquest

Public school teachers created this resource that offers free, printable templates to conduct a web-based scavenger hunt for information about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. They also offer templates to create Venn diagrams and a comparison report based on the information you find. There's a quiz too. The site hasn't been updated in a while, so some of the links to resources they recommend don't work. However, you can find the answers you need at the WhiteHouse101 website mentioned above. You could also easily print out the templates and conduct this search offline at your local library.

Kaboose.com

http://www.homefires.com/click?kaboose

This HUGE, family-focused, advertising-supported media company maintains one of the very best reliable, updated, and consistent archives of supplemental educational activities, games, crafts, printables, and information. Their President's Day page makes it easy on you to provide educational activities that will entertain your kids while they learn.

DLTK

http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/presidents.html

This terrific site offers free coloring pages and craft activities that are appropriate for ages 3-12. For President's Day you'll find an assortment of coloring pages, a TP roll craft to make a stovepipe hat, and even instructions to make a milk-carton log cabin.

Cybersleuth-Kids.com

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/wordsearch/index.htm

Try 4 different online U.S. President Word Searches for free!

Enjoy! Happy President's Day!
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