If you’re looking for some great Presidents Day Books for kids, you’ll love these 20 amazing and easy to read options!
Presidents day is a great chance to teach kids all about our nation’s history. As your children continue to age, reading books about our nation’s history is a great way to continue to build on their knowledge each and every year. In this post, I’m sharing some of my personal favorite Presidents books for kids. These would go perfect with your next homeschooling unit all about our presidents.
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20 Presidents Day Books for Kids
Learning all about presidents can really be a lot of fun. Watch kids be amazed as they learn about the history of all our presidents. They are sure to really enjoy a presidents unit and learn all kinds of new things! They’ll even find out some surprising facts about our nation’s Presidents that might actually shock them!
When we first started learning about presidents, it was such a fun unit to explore. Seeing the look on their faces as they learn all about George Washington or even Abe Lincoln makes this homeschooling momma quite happy… it’s so much fun to watch them grow and learn!
These presidents day books for kids will have them excited, engaged, and ready to learn for months to come. With Donald Trump being our 45th president, there is plenty of prior presidents for them to learn about! The books listed below are perfect for homeschooling lessons and units.
Ready to see what these fascinating presidents books are? Let’s get to it!
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Perfect Presidents Day Books for Kids
My Teacher for President by Kay Winters
This sweet story features a little boy who thinks his teacher would make the perfect candidate as a president! Follow along as we see everyday scenarios compared to those of a truly heroic president.
President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett
This story will have kids laughing all the way to the very end. While other presidents get stuck in tricky situations, President Taft got stuck in the bath and needs some help getting out!
Mr. Macky Is Wacky! by Dan Gutman
The weird school series is one that should be added to every child’s library. In this story, Mr. Macky expects the students to read books about the presidents. And one of them suspects he thinks he’s abe lincoln. Kids will love this silly and engaging story!
Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Nation’s Capital by Charlotte Pence
This story is about a very special bunny rabbit…the bunny of the United States! Follow along as we learn all about what makes our great nation so special.
This Little President by Joan Holub
This book is perfect for our little leaders in training! It features 10 of our most memorable presidents and lists all 44 on the last page for them to learn all about.
P Is for President by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
This book sheds light on what it’s like to really be the President. Kids will love learning about presidential campaigns, living in the white house, what it takes to be president, and even all about some historically significant presidents. A true must read!
I am George Washington by Brad Meltzer
The Ordinary People Change the World series is a must read. In this book, we learn all about our first president, George Washington and all the good things he did for our country.
My Little Golden Book About Abraham Lincoln by Bonnie Bader
Following George Washington is a book all about Abe Lincoln. Kids will love learning all about President Lincoln – including his love for reading!
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote by Bonnie Worth
The Cat in the Hat is back with another fun rhyming story! In this book, we explore the world of voting. Kids will love learning about how we vote, why we vote, and who we vote for.
Who Was John F. Kennedy? by Yona Zeldis McDonough
We can’t forget the great John. F. Kennedy! In this story, we travel along the timeline of this great period in American History.
Presidents’ Day by Anne Rockwell
This book is the perfect primer to presidents for kids. It features students who put on a play right before they decide who gets to be class president.
Celebrating President’s Day What Is a President? by Kimberly Jordano and Trisha Callella-Jones
This book is perfect for a homeschooling unit all about presidents. Kids will learn all about Presidents’ Day and the role of being a president of the United States.
If I Were President by Catherine Stier
This book is such a fun one to read with kids! We explore different cultures as other kids share what they would do if they were president. Have your child think of things they would do, too!
Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio
This book is a great inspirational read for little girls. Not only will you introduce the presidential system, but this book also teaches about hard work, courage and independence as we follow Grace, who wants to be the first woman president.
Ellie May on Presidents’ Day by Hillary Homzie
Kids will love following along in this silly and quirky story. Ellie May is determined to be flag president and will do whatever it takes!
If I Ran For President by Catherine Stier
Help kids understand the presidential process in this easy to understand story. We follow along with a little boy as he talks about running for president.
Duck for President by Doreen Cronin
This funny story will have kids laughing all the way through! Follow along as we watch a DUCK try and become president.
The Kid Who Became President by Dan Gutman
This book is most appropriate for older children as it explores the advanced concepts of becoming a president. Very funny, yet informative, it is a must-read for kids.
Smart About the Presidents by Jon Buller
This book is very fun to flip through as it features all of our past presidents. Including fun facts, a floor plan of the white house, and so much more!
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George
This book showcases our first 42 presidents in a very funny and quirky manner. Kids will love reading this book seeing the quirky sides of presidents.
Who knew that there were so many President books for kids?! And these aren’t even all of the choices! Choose one or choose them all but making certain you talk about all the nation’s presidents during your homeschooling curriculum.