For some, learning about the U. S. presidential leaders and American history while growing up was a boring chore. Some teachers just don’t know how to make the topic fun or exciting. However, more resources are available to us to help raise some interest. In honor of Presidents Day, here are five great ways to bring history alive to parents and children alike.
February 12 is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, and February 22 is George Washington’s. According to History.com, Americans have been recognizing our first president’s birthday since the 1800s, but President’s Day didn’t officially come around until the 1960s and 70s. Here are some fun ways for you and your family to celebrate two of our most admired presidents.
President’s Day weekend can be long in the Puget Sound area, but not if you have friends, snacks and activities! Grab your coat and your kids and plan some play dates! Keep away the mid-winter break blues!
There’s a forecast of snow in the mountains – making it the perfect weekend to hit one of Washington’s ski resorts. Grab your board, skis and snowshoes! Here’s what’s happening!
Itching for a road trip on a three day weekend? Just a couple of hours from Seattle you can wind through wine country, check out lodges and sporting gear or get your giddy up on and explore the spirit of the West.
Looking for something to do for the upcoming three day weekend? Whether your kids are out of school for one day, or the entire week, get the weekend started off right with one of these great family activities.