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 paper
- silhouettes of George Washington and Abe Lincoln, HERE
- glue stick
- black and white construction paper
Continue reading President’s Day Craft (with downloadable template!)
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!