Friday, February 18, 2011
Celebrate President's Day
Use this opportunity to have children become familiar with some of the symbols of our country, such as our Flag, The White House, and historical figures, in very basic terms that they can relate to. "A long time ago, even before Grandma was a little girl, there were people who decided to start a new country. They made up some rules that they thought were important and voted on how to make our country a good place to live." Your child may have their own ideas of what a good country would be like - record their words on paper and have them illustrate it! "If I were President, I would ..." or "Our country is great because, ...
Bookmaking through dictation is always a great project to do with your child!
You can find lots of pictures and information out there - check the internet and the library - and try out http://www.whitehouse.gov/ for current photos and lots of info.