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Kids’ Inauguration Info

posted by Nell Minow
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Celebrate the inauguration of the nation’s 44th president with the help of the fabulously rich and engaging resources of Our White House.

The non-profit, non-partisan National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance has created a free online presidential inauguration activity guide for parents, teachers, librarians, and community leaders so that young people all across the country can participate in this exciting historic event.

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The site is lively, colorful, and engaging and it features:

• an interview with professional speech writer Thomas LaFauci
• the oath of office
• the inaugural ceremony
• inaugural parades
• the White House transition of presidents

Activity projects and discussion question topics about the inauguration include:

• creating your own kids’ inaugural ball
• writing inaugural poetry
• creating parade floats
• designing a new oval office, and more

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