Monday, January 21, 2013

It's Inauguration Day!

with the kids in your life today!

For fun ideas, games, and all kinds of historical information, check out the NCBLA's Our White House Inauguration Celebration Kit for Kids, a comprehensive and nonpartisan resource available free here.

Visit now so you can:
  • Play "Inaugural I SPY" while watching the ceremonies today. Print our "I SPY" Scorecard here.
  • Plan your own inaugural party using historic recipes and our idea for creating floats, writing poetry, and listening to the president's speech.
  • Dig deeper into past inaugurations reading our exclusive articles outlining the history of Inauguration Day, how technology has improved access to festivities, and how Thomas Jefferson's first inauguration helped unite the country following a bitter election battle.

And don't forget to check out the NCBLA's anthology Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out, a perfect resource for engaging kids in American history!