Today's Snack: Since the President
works in the Oval Office in
the White House, let's have something oval
on this day when we celebrate our nation's top leaders. Something oval is . . . hard-boiled eggs!
Eat two of them, with a little salt, and sock down a juicy glass of apple juice
to remember the "apple of our eye," each American President.
Every American citizen should be able to
list all of our Presidents. It's time for you to memorize them! It sounds
difficult, but keep in mind that memorizing facts really builds your
Spend a few minutes a day over the next
week memorizing this list in order, and you should be able to list all of these
names by heart.
It helps to memorize them in "chunks" of
five names at a time. Work on those five names, in order, and then memorize the
next set of five names. Print out this Treat and cut apart the groupings of
five Presidents' names into mini index cards. That should help you memorize the
Then work it so that you can say the first
10 without errors. Then move on to the next five, and memorize them until you
can say the first 15! Go forward from there.
When you have the whole list memorized, say
them out loud to a parent or teacher. Challenge your friends! It's the least
you can do, after all they did for us!