Snow Day/Winter Recess Learning – Five Interactive Presidents’ Day Activities

Remind Graphic

This winter I used Remind to send parents and students notifications of extra-credit learning tasks I had posted on my class blog. I encouraged students to continue learning when school was not in session. The list below is just one example of these interactive activities.

1.  Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads – For Advanced Middle School and High School Students


Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is an educational game based on the traveling exhibition Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War, which debuted at the National Constitution Center in June 2005.

via Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads.

2.  Kids Portrait – George Washington: A National Treasure – For Elementary Students


via Kids Portrait – George Washington: A National Treasure.

3. Presidents’ Day Exclusive Videos from – For all students

Since my students are off this week, I embedded this video on my class blog with a short response writing task. I then sent a Remind notification to parents informing them of this extra-credit opportunity.

via Presidents’ Day Videos

4. PBS KIDS GO! WayBack – Presidents: The Secret History – For all students


via PBS Kids

5. Presidential Trivia  – For all students


Presidents’ Day Quiz for Beginners

President’s Day Quiz for Experts

First Ladies Quiz

via Fact Monster