Each year we enjoy learning about Abe Lincoln on his birthday of February 12th! This year we thought we would highlight that President Lincoln is on the face of a penny by making a necklace. On some older pennies, you can also use a microscope to view his tiny body in the Lincoln memorial on the back of the penny. We enjoy reading books and learning some things about his life.
We made the necklaces by gluing red, white and blue stars on each other.
We then used tacky glue to glue a penny on top.
After they were dry, we punched a hole in the star and made it into a necklace.
Some of the afternoon children were able to look at the back of an old penny through the microscope to see Abraham Lincoln!