President’s Day Craft (with downloadable template!)

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This is a great, easy, inexpensive craft for celebrating Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays which are both in February. (This year, President’s Day is Monday, February 20).

Here are the materials you need:

  • printer
  • printer paper
  • silhouettes of George Washington and Abe Lincoln, HERE
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • black and white construction paper

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America’s freedom was won by 17-year-old’s!

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It’s true.  The average age of American soldiers in the Revolutionary War was seventeen.
 
It was mostly teenagers who fought King George’s veterans to a standstill and broke the chains of tyranny, freeing thirteen scattered colonies to form the greatest nation the world had ever seen.
 
This eye-opening truth should inspire you and your children to believe that they too can be great and do great things while still young. That’s important in a society that treats young people as second-rate; that doesn’t expect them to really grow up until they’re in their twenties-if then!
 
But a hundred years ago, young people thrilled Continue reading America’s freedom was won by 17-year-old’s!

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