Flag Day Activities For Kids

It’s June so that means Flag Day is right around the corner. Bring out those patriotic colors and American flag decor!  This is a great time to get patriotic in your classroom and teach your students everything there is to know about this holiday. 

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American preschool students and teacher holding a USA flag

What is the official Flag Day? 

First established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson, this holiday is celebrated on June 14th every year. This comes 100 years after a resolution was passed that described the flag’s appearance from the number of stripes to the number of stars. 

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What is Flag Day celebrated for? 

Similar to any patriotic holiday, Flag Day celebrates our country and its rich history. It is a day for us to come together as a nation to honor our national flag. Traditionally, we celebrate this holiday with parades, ceremonies, and picnics. It’s a day to celebrate your country and show some pride! 

Flag Day Activities For Kids

If you’re looking for Flag Day ideas for school, you’re in the right place. I love doing these in the classroom because Flag Day activities teach your students about the history of this traditional holiday while also celebrating our country. 

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I created some activities that are great for various grades in elementary. Given their patriotic nature, they can also be used for Independence Day, Labor Day, Flag Day, Constitution Day, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and Presidents Day. 

Pledge of Allegiance Activities Resource for Younger Students

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What better way to celebrate a day all about the flag  than with the pledge? This easy-to-use resource can be used in your distance learning and will help your Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd-grade students to understand the Pledge of Allegiance! 

Printables included are great for back-to-school or any patriotic holiday. Labor Day, Constitution Day, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Presidents Day, 9/11, or anytime you are talking about the American flag. Students have FUN with this packet!

History of the Pledge of Allegiance Worksheets and Activities

 

Do your students know why we say the pledge? Or that more than 1 pledge existed until 1923? Do they know why we place our hands over our hearts?

This Pledge of Allegiance Activities resource includes an information book with activities that are perfect for your 3rd, 4th, and even 5th graders. The resource is great to use during back-to-school or any other patriotic holiday

So, the worksheets included in this resource include Interactive Timeline, Interactive Vocabulary and Comprehension book, Word Search, Writing Activities, Pledge Poster, and so much more. 

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Looking for a FREE resource you can use to celebrate? 

 

Check out this I See The Flag Emergent Reader resource. This U.S. flag reader is easy to use, is an ink-saver, and students love reading it over and over! Enhance your small group reading and use in Social Studies to learn about different places that display the flag with I See the Flag. Perfect for your lessons about the community.

If you want even more patriotic fun, make sure to check out my TpT shop for more like this! You’ll find engaging resources for Memorial Day. Labor Day, American symbols, Constitution Day, and even Patriotic Bingo! 

I hope you love these resources to celebrate Flag Day at school! What are your favorite activities for this holiday? Let me know in the comments!

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