What did Martin Van Buren want to be when he was growing up?
To be honest, we don’t know if Martin Van Buren grew up dreaming about being President of the United States, but this child from Kinderhook did become America’s eighth one.
What is it you want to be when you grow up?
Do you want to be President of the United States like Martin Van Buren?
Check out the book 'All That I can Be' by Mercer Mayer from your local library and read about the many possibilities one ‘little critter’ dreams of being when they grow up.
Then, complete the activity that lets you dream about being President of the United States.