Election Day and Veteran's Day

Thank You Veterans - Past and Present!!!

I couldn't let these two important days go by without spending some time with my little firsties talking about why we should be Proud to Be Americans!

I posted some of the pictures from Election Day below.  Check out these activities HERE --

This says "I would say I am me, great to be me, and with my turtle in the deep blue sea."  Not sure where he got that from, but I love his creativity!   :)

I read them this cute picture book and we did a circle map about what characteristics a president should have.  This was where some of their ideas came from for the If I Were President writing.   Then they got to vote for president --- their choices are shown below. 

 And the winner is ...........................Drumroll please............................

MRS. MACHAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Not by much, but I'll take it!!!!!

We had lots of fun on Election Day!  Hope you did too!


  1. Melissa, your blog is adorable! You're ideas and Proud to Be An American unit are just precious!
    I'm your newest follower, so glad I found you in the forums!

  2. I just love love love the flag made from the hands!! Great for any grade! Your activities are adorable too! I teach 3rd but I enjoy learning from my primary friends!! Come on over to my blog for a Turkey Day Linky Party!! Happy to be your newest follower!
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  3. Cute! I am a new follower. I found you in the TpT forum. My blog is www.mrswheelerfirst.blogspot.com