While the big news of the day has got your kids attention, it's a good time to try to squeeze in other related history lessons. History always seems more interesting when you can connect it to today.
On that note, I found some cool presidential facts that would be fun to share with kids of all ages. As President Barack Obama makes history today, he joins an already rich history of American presidencies.
Quick: How much did George Washington make a year? What will Obama make?
Answer: $25K and $400K, respectively.
Will you use the inauguration as a positive teaching moment?