Free Abraham Lincoln Worksheets for Kids
Today we are learning all about the sixteenth President of America with our free Abraham Lincoln worksheets.
We love celebrating fun holidays in our homeschool and this will be a great patriotic activity for President’s Day.
There are 11 coloring pages to print out and learn all about Abe Lincoln. This is perfect for kindergarten, first, and second-grade students. Older students can use the Abraham Lincoln unit study.
Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12th, 1809, and was the 16th President of the United States of America.
We love creating free kids coloring pages, and we either use them as a supplement for a lesson we are studying or to calm the mood! Coloring is a great way for them to refocus and relax, and great for improving fine motor skills.
When you have finished learning about Abraham Lincoln why not have a look at our free Thomas Jefferson worksheets too?
In this free printable the kids will be able to color in the history timeline of the 16th American President.
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Abraham Lincoln Timeline Printables
The kids are going to enjoy coloring in these Abraham Lincoln coloring pages as they learn all about his life.
What is included in the download?
Print out the coloring pages below, it will print out on 11 pages. Make sure to check the printer settings.
You can of course print this on normal printer paper, but with all of our printables, they always look better on cardstock.
The first coloring page is of course Abraham Lincoln’s birth. He was born on February 12, 1809 in Larue County, Kentucky.
Lincoln was born into poverty in a log cabin in Kentucky and was raised on the frontier, primarily in Indiana.
Abraham Lincoln loved to read, and was self-taught. This story of Abraham Lincoln is a great book for kids to learn even more about him.
Electricity had not yet been invented so he studied by candlelight. Benjamin Franklin is one of the first people to discover electricity with his kite experiment. Learn more about him with our free Benjamin Franklin coloring pages and timeline activities.
The studying had paid off and he became a lawyer in 1836 at the age of 25.
He married Mary Todd on 11/04/1842. They had 4 sons, the oldest Robert Todd Lincoln was the only one to survive to adulthood.
The threat of slavery being extended brought Lincoln into politics in 1854. On November 6, 1860, Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States. He was the first Republican President.
On April 12, 1861, Civil War began between the South (Confederates) and the North (the Union). It ended days before Abraham Lincoln’s death on April 9, 1865. Learn more about it with this kid’s book Guts & Glory: The American Civil War.
On January 1, 1863, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation that declared that all slaves shall be free.”
President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863, on the battlefield in Pennsylvania. Help the kids understand what the speech at Gettysburg was with the book, Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address.
To celebrate the end of the war, Lincoln took Mary to Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865. During the play, Our American Cousin, John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865.
Abraham Lincoln Books for Kids
If you are looking for more information on the sixteenth President of the United States I highly recommend these Abraham Lincoln books for kids.
You will also enjoy our favorite President books for kids.
The Story of Abraham Lincoln: A biography book for new readers
My little golden book about Abraham Lincoln
I am Abraham Lincoln would make a great read aloud book that both you and the kids will enjoy.
Other Kid’s Presidential Resources
- Barack Obama coloring pages.
- If I were President worksheet
- Presidents memory game
- Presidents Day coloring pages
- President’s Day word scramble
- George Washington worksheets
- George Washington activity sheets
For a small fee, you can download all of our government worksheets. There are 136 pages included in this download including:
- The Constitution (10 pages)
- History of the Flag (12 pages)
- Supreme Court (15 pages)
- Statue of Liberty (8 pages)
- Franklin D. Roosevelt (10 pages)
- Abraham Lincoln (11 pages)
- Pledge of Allegiance (6 pages)
- Founding Fathers (9 pages)
- Thomas Jefferson (5 pages)
- Government Worksheets (13 pages)
- Bill of Rights (10 pages)
- George Washington (13 pages)
- Benjamin Franklin (4 pages)
- Declaration of Independence (10 pages)
Download the free Abraham Lincoln coloring pages
Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)
Last Updated on 17 May 2023 by homeschoolof1