This is a really cute and simple Abraham Lincoln craft for kids. This Presidents Day for Kids activity is perfect for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade kids.
Abraham Lincoln Craft for Kids
Presidents day is Feb 15th in 2016.
Take some time to help kids learn about some of our famous Presidents with these fun and meaningful crafts and activities:
Abraham Lincoln Printable Craft
This is a simple to make Abraham Lincoln craft that will remind kids of his memorable stovepipe hat. To make it you just need 2 pieces of black construction paper, 1 piece of white construction paper, scissors, tape, and a marker.
- Cut 2” off one piece of paper lengthwise to be the wide part of the bottom of the hat
- On the 2nd piece of black paper cut about 1” off each side curving the bottom parts.
- On 1/2 of a piece of white paper cut out a shape similar to mine to make the visible part of Abraham Lincoln’s face around his beard
- Draw Abraham Lincoln’s eyes, nose, mouth, and pink cheeks – glue onto the rounded edge piece of construction paper
- Cut out 1-2” half circles out of the white paper and tape onto sides of Abraham Lincoln’s beard
- Finally attach the initially cut black paper to about 3” above Abraham Lincoln’s face. Add 2” wide horizontal pice of paper to make the hat brim.
- Add a famous quote from Abraham Lincoln (free copywork or 5 famous quotes here)
Here is our finished project. It was a really fun President’ Day project for the kids and allowed them to learn more about Abraham Lincoln as they traced his famous quotes. This activity is perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students.
Presidents Day Books for Kids
Presidents Day Activities for Kids
- Free Presidents Day Worksheets Pack filled with lots of ideas for your Presidents Day Lesson Plan
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- Free Presidents Day Coloring Pages
- Patriotic Worksheets for preschoolers and kindergartners
- Patriotic Subtraction Printables
- Red White and Blue Science Experiments – simple chemical reaction that will make kids say WOW!
- Easy American Flag Craft for Kids
- In Washington D.C. (our nation’s capital), fireworks light up the sky on Presidents Day to celebrate. Make your own Firework Craft for a truly beautiful and unique art project.
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- Presidents Day Spelling activity
- Abraham Lincoln Craft and writing project
- February Writing Prompts Kindergarten – prompts, clipart to color, and tracing lines for early writers
- Lots of fun Presidents Day for Kids ideas!
United States Lesson for Kids
Help children learn about the great country of the United States with these free printables and resources:
- Free Presidents of the United States for Kids
- Printable USA Presidents Coloring Pages
- USA For Kids Printable Book
- Voting for Kids – How Americans elect a new president
- Free Presidents Worksheets – Learn about all the American presidents
- Painters Tape American Flag Craft
- US State Symbols Mats
- American Revolution for Kids
- Printable Maps for Kids
- American Symbols Worksheets
- Fireworks Patriotic Craft
- 50 States Worksheets
- Super CUTE, Free State Coloring Pages
- Native Americans for Kids – explore various tribes as you create free printable book, make PVC tent, totem poles, Indian fry bread, husk dolls, recreate an archeological dig with arrow heads, and more!
- Colonial America for Kids takes kids on a journey back to the first settlers in America – eat Gruel, make a Wattle & Daub house, create a tin lantern, write with a quill, make simple Johnny Cakes, make you own marbles, create traditional silhouette art projects, and more.
American Revolution for Kids. In 4 units your students will learn what events lead up to the American Revolution and famous figures will making dragon pistols, roll their own cartridges, working spy cipher, cold feet activity.
- What was the Westward Expanion? History comes alive as they learn about the Oregon trail, pony express, gold rush, transcontinental railroad, and more with printables and activities like making a covered wagon, homemade crackers, how to square dance, pan for gold, and make a railroad project.
- Civil War for Kids We have recommendations for mapping and visiting famous battle sights nearby, printable civil war board game, make an informative emergent reader, create a flip book or people students should know, and complete some free printable Civil War worksheets.