1-4 easy things to do with your Presidents…

posted on February 13, 2010 by  |  posted under Family Time, Patriotic Holidays  |  4 Comments

President's Day Activities

I was trying to think of something fun to do with my kids for Presidents’ day. I found some activities where you race each other and name all the presidents, but really… I have a hard time remembering the names of my kids!  So with this one I let my kids decide what they wanted to do with their ‘Presidents’.  They came up with 8 things to do with coins that have the presidents on them, so sorry kids the Chuck E. Cheese tokens are out.

4 Ideas will be posted today and the other 4 on Monday…Why???  I don’t know…Missy said so!

They were easy and don’t require a lot of prep time {{my kinda activities}}.

1.  Lasso Lincoln

This game got me laughing…

1.  Freeze a penny into an ice cube (we just put a little water in the bottom of a cup and threw in a penny)

2.  Make a slip knot in a piece of string

3.  Try to lasso the ice cube.  I put other ice cubes in to keep Lincoln from thawing too fast.President's Day Activities

4.  Keep trying…you can do it…{{well maybe not}}

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5.  Here’s a hint:  Add some salt…put the string on top of the ice cube and throw some salt on.  Wait for a minute.

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6.  Pull ‘Linc’ on out!

2.  Gorgeous George

President's Day Activities Have a contest on who can make George Gorgeous!

3.  Toppling Truman

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Look at her concentration…she managed to get it pretty tall before it spilled over!

4.  Floating Franklin

President's Day ActivitiesHow many pennies does it take to sink a boat?  What about quarters?  Dimes??

Can I tell you that they played this forever so I managed to get dinner started {{{YES!}}}

Find out 5-8 here!

Happy Presidents Day!!!

President's Day Activities

    1. February 14th, 2010 at 8:59 pm
      Amber says:
      Can't believe you got them all done! I'm totally going to do the Lasso one. You rock ALISON!!!
    2. August 8th, 2011 at 12:36 pm
      Deanna says:
      Have you done the crayon rubbing using coins to make mt rushmore?
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