Fourth of July - Independence Day Activities

This resource helps students understand the real meaning of the Fourth of July holiday. Children show gratitude to their country, write a letter to the president asking for their country’s needs and wants, and create a proposal for a better future. This activity is excellent to inspire patriotism in your kids.

All the activities were created to pay tribute to the independence day and the patriotic symbols. Learning more about the history of these symbols make the celebration more meaningful.

The cootie catcher is great fun for kids to play. Students review the most important patriotic symbols of the country.

The pennants are perfect to decorate your school or class, children feel proud of celebrating this important event.

A great resource for summer school groups!

This resource includes:

  • Cootie Catcher with Patriotic Symbols (Black & White Version)
  • Cootie Catcher with Patriotic Symbols (Color Version)
  • Letter to the President (Needs - Wants and Proposals)
  • Pennant 1: Facts About 4th of July
  • Pennant 2: I am Thankful for My Country Because …
  • Patriotic American Symbols (K - W - L Chart )

Happy Independence Day!

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Created: Jun 7, 2019

Updated: Jun 18, 2020

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