This website provides several activities that can be used for President's day in a first grade classroom. Start the lesson with a read aloud to introduce the idea of Presidents, and continue with watching a Brain Pop on George Washington. The students created a graphic organizer and a picture of him.
Lincoln, but this could have David Crockett with his coonskin hat. The class can then read a book as a class and come up with a list of descriptions of him, and what he contributed to the Texas Revoution. Also could be done with any figure desired in that unit, or any other.