Facts and activites to learn about the American Bald Eagle
*Great Seal of the United States
Great Seal of the United States
Symbols of U.S. Government: The Great Seal of the United States
Learn about the Great Seal of the United States
Great Seal of the Unitied States (obverse) color page.
Find the Great Seal Maze
Guide-Songs and Oaths: The Star-Spangled Banner
The history of the Star-Spangled Banner.
Star-Spangled Banner at the Smithsonian Institution.
words and musical score to "The Star-Spangled Banner".
Birthplace of our National Anthem
a copy of the first printed edition combining words and music
Symbols of U.S. Government: National Floral Emblem - The Rose
History of the National Floral Emblem
Make a paper rose using tissue paper.
The colors on the flag symbolize: red - valor and hardiness, white-innocence
and purity, and blue stands for vigilance, perseverance, and Justice.
I Love My Flag
(tune: Yankee Doodle)
I love my flag, my country's flag
The red and white and blue.
It has broad stripes and fifty stars,
And stands for freedom, too.
Spot with flag color page
Create your own flags
Have children pick 3 colors for their flag. They must have a reason
for the colors they choose; such as, choose yellow for happiness, or
pink for love.
Add symbols to your flag. Choose 2 to 3 symbols for your flag. For
example, shamrocks, because your family came from Ireland.
Print My Flag worksheet.
Flag Day Festival (June 14th)
Have the children make a festive Flag Day tablecloth out of a long
sheet of white butcher paper. Have each child bring in a food from
home that is either red, white, or blue.
Post a sign up sheet for the parents to sign up to bring in a food
item. You may want to list the food items for the parents to sign up
to bring. Brainstorm a list with the children, putting the items into
the correct color categories.
Make a 3-dimensional American flag
Cut paper strips from red, white, and blue construction paper. Have
the children make paper chains.
red group--4 chains of 25 loops and 3 chains of 50 loops;
white group--3 chains of 25 loops and 3 chains of 50 loops;
blue group--7 chains of 25 loops.
Staple the completed chains on a bulletin board so that it looks like
the American Flag.
The Flag of the
United States of America Page
Has to much to list everything! A must see site.
Flag Picture Gallery
A history as well as examples of the flags the USA has flown.
Pledge of Allegiance: A Short History
You Been Hornswoggled?
The story of the other Official US Flag!
the Beautiful (song)
In 1893 "American the Beautiful",
was written by Katharine
Lee Bates At the summit of Pikes Peak she was inspired to pen
the lines to her most famous poem, "America the Beautiful."
Liberty Bell color page
Liberty Bell Homepage
Read the history of the Bell, see pictures from its 1915
cross-country journey, read quotes, and find out all the facts about
this cherished symbol of liberty world-wide.
*The Pledge of Allegiance
Home of Heroes
History of "The Pledge of Allegiance" and a poster to print.
Pledge of Allegiance
Printable page at classbrain
Statue of Liberty color page with banner "America Forever"
Sites to See
Park Service Educational Activities(pdf ) Grades 4-6
Statue of Liberty National Monument eTour
Statue of Liberty color page/facts
Statue of Liberty at papertoys
Print and fold to create a Statue of Liberty.
Statue of Liberty craft
Make a crown to wear.
Sam Wilson, Uncle Sam
Uncle Sam color page
*Patriot Color Pages with quotes by notable Americans.
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