Learning About George Washington

George Washington President's Day Preschool Lesson PlanSince President's Day is a time to celebrate the men, past and present, who have led and shaped our country, what better figure is there to kick off your holiday lessons with than one of our Founding Fathers and America's first president, George Washington! We've rounded up a few resources to help you and your kiddos explore this influential figure...

Literature/Media Connection

We're always a fan of introducing new topics through literature {or short videos!} and have found several great selections to help your students connect with history.

The last, of course, is a link to a short video about George Washington!

Organized Learning

Anchor charts are another great way to review the life and accomplishments of our first president, as well as help your kiddos organize/document their learning! Here are some great examples of how to incorporate an anchor chart into your lesson plans...

George Washington President's Day Kindergarten Lesson Plan
KWL Chart via Mrs. Thiessen at The First Grade Sweet Life
George Washington President's Day Kindergarten Lesson Plan
"Our Learning" Anchor Chart via Jodi at Fun in First {Classroom Freebies}
George Washington President's Day Kindergarten Lesson Plan
Was/Had/Wanted Chart via Erin at Eberhart's Explorers
George Washington President's Day Kindergarten Lesson Plan
Chit-Chat Message Chart via Jessica at Welcome to Room 36!

President's Day offers a great opportunity to get your kiddos excited about our country's history! Be sure to follow the links to check out these great resources!


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