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Presidents’ Day is celebrated the third Monday in February. Why do we celebrate? What are we celebrating? Who decided that this day would be a holiday? Find out the answers to these questions (and more!) with our free Presidents’ Day Lapbook.

Thanks to Jodi Small and Jolanthe Erb for preparing this lapbook.

Presidents’ Day Lapbook Printables

This file includes the following mini-books for your student to create a Presidents’ Day Lapbook:

  • If I Were President Stationery Pages (choose from regular ruled lines or dashed lines)
  • If I Were President Pocket
  • Abraham Lincoln’s Life Tab Book
    This includes tabs for childhood, jobs, politics, family, and presidency. Information about Abraham Lincoln is included.
  • George Washington’s Life Tab Book
    This includes tabs for childhood, jobs, politics, family, and presidency. Information about George Washington is included.
  • Finding Lincoln’s Namesake Fan Book
  • Finding Washington’s Namesake Fan Book
  • Presidents’ Day History Flap Book
    This includes information about several different events leading up to the permanent Presidents’ Day holiday we celebrate today.
  • Celebrating Presidents’ Day! Mini-book
    How do American’s celebrate this holiday? Some ideas are included. You can add your own, too.

Lapbook Example

This lapbook was made with one file folder. If you want to make a bigger lapbook, consider adding some books from the United States Presidents Lapbook. If you are new to lapbooking, try our How to Make a Lapbook post.

How to Get Started with the Presidents’ Day Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Presidents’ Day Lapbook

  1. Read books about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. You may also want to check out some books about Presidents’ Day from your local library.
  2. Choose and print the lapbook printables you want to use with your student.
  3. Enjoy learning all about and celebrating Presidents’ Day!

Download Your Free Lapbook

Simply click on the image below to grab the free lapbook.

Presidents Day Lapbook

More Resources for Learning About United States Presidents

Would your student like to learn more about U. S. Presidents? Try these unit studies, activities, and printables.

Abe Lincoln: Boy Who Loved Books
Unit Study & Lapbook
United States President Matchbooks
United States President Lapbook