Duck for President Activities

Feather your educational nest with our all-in-one Duck for President activities! From literacy exercises to Election Day engagement, it’s a quack-tastic way to bring learning to life.

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59 pages

Grades PreK-3


Bring quack-tastic fun to Election Day, Presidents Day, or any read-aloud with our Duck for President activities. We’ve hatched an egg-citing download packed with activities to make your Duck for President read-aloud absolutely quackers!

Break out the ballot box, because the vote is in for read-aloud fun! Help students develop literacy skills through tracing words, developing vocabulary, and writing about the story’s lessons, analyzing character traits, and sequencing the plot. When used with our writing and discussion prompts, these activities bring read-aloud to the next level.

Every day is election day with mock elections, campaign posters, and writing prompts about elections and leadership. With compare-and-contrast activities, mini-movers and shakers will explore governance for governors and presidents. We’ve also suggested digital tools to demystify voting, role plays to practice real-world scenarios, and even a step-by-step guide to crafting their own campaigns.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • trace words.
  • write character traits.
  • sequence the story.
  • alphabetize words.
  • write about the story’s lesson.
  • define story vocabulary.
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • practice reading comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills with included whole group prompts and activities.
  • develop fine motor skills with included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • make a campaign poster.
  • answer writing prompts related to elections and leadership.
  • create KWL charts for a governor and president.
  • compare and contrast governors and presidents.
  • define vocabulary related to elections.
  • participate in a mock election.
  •  use digital tools to learn about voting. 
  • participate in a role play. 
  • create a campaign.

With the included social studies activities, young citizens will be able to engage in the heart of democracy! It’s full-on civic participation. 

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About the Book

It is our pleasure, honor, and duty as citizens to present Duck for President. Here is a duck who began in a humble pond. Who worked his way to farmer, then governor, and now, perhaps, to the highest office in the land. Some say, if he walks like a duck and talks like a duck, he is a duck. We say, if he walks like a duck and talks like a duck, he will be the next president of the United States of America. 

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