Tag: 4th of July

  • Independence Day Fun Page

    Independence Day Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Celebrate America Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Revolutionary War Trivia Challenge Who said, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”? What country helped the Continental Army? When did the Revolutionary War officially end? How many […]

  • Midnight Ride

    Midnight Ride

    Information Midnight Rider Virtual Museum – Visit each “Exhibit Hall”  and do activities to learn more about Paul Revere’s famous Midnight Ride. Untited States History: Paul Revere`s Midnight Ride – Read about some of the events leading up to the Midnight Ride and after. ConstitutionFacts.com: Voices of the Revolution: The Five Riders – Learn about the […]

  • Summer Fun July Volume 1

    Summer Fun July Volume 1

        Hot Dogs – July is National Hot Dog Month! Learn about hot dogs, play some games, do a puzzle and what how hot dogs are made.   Spray Art – Do a fun painting activity outdoors! Animal Antics – You get to act like your favorite animal in this fun game!   Hoop […]

  • Celebrate Summer!

    Summer items by Fran W. The warm weather is here! It’s a great time to plan a summer celebration!    Who will you invite? Whether you’re inviting everyone you know, or keeping it a family-only event, invitations help to set the stage for fun and give everyone something to look forward to! Make a list of […]

  • Star – Shape

    Stars by Fran W This star activity can be very simple to make but if you are up to a little challenge there’s a suggestion for one below! If you would like to get right to the craft, you can print out a templateand go straight to the “what to do”. If you are up […]

  • Glowing Lantern

    These versatile lanterns are fun to make and display! To make one you will need…   Lanterns by Fran W A clean milk carton, construction paper, craft knife, scissor, tissue paper, black construction paper, glue, chenille stem, hole punch, pencil, ruler, glow stick Optional: Serrated knife, craft foam, any kind of stickers, push pin, craft […]

  • A Berry Patriotic Shake

    Berry Patriotic Shake by Fran W Make this delicious shake a yummy part of your 4th of July celebration! Here is what you’ll need: 1 c Milk* ½ c Yogurt* 7 large Strawberries 2 T Sugar or honey (or sweeten to taste) 1 tsp vanilla (optional) 1 c Ice Clear glass or plastic cups 2-3 […]

  • The Star-Spangled Banner

    The Star-Spangled Banner

        Did you know that America’s national anthem was first written as a poem?    Francis Scott Key wrote a poem entitled, “The Defense of Fort McHenry.” It was later set to the religious hymn, “To Anacreon in Heaven” and renamed, “The Star-Spangled Banner”!   If you would like to listen to and sing […]

  • 4th of July – America’s Independence Day

    4th of July – America’s Independence Day

    The holidays are a great time to learn about history, people, places, events and seasonal foods! Celebrate the 4th of July with fun activities!   United States Flag – Find out about the flags of the United States and make one of your own.Declaration of Independence – Learn about and read the Declaration of Independence and find out about […]

  • Fireworks

    Fireworks

    Did you know… The Chinese invented fireworks in the seventh century. Activity 1: Write the Chinese symbol for ‘fireworks’ You will need: Watercolor paint, paint brush, paper and the Chinese symbol for firework Directions: Dip the paint brush in watercolor and practice painting the Chinese symbol on paper. Activity 2: Make a Decorative Firecracker What you will need: Toilet paper roll, tissue […]

  • United States Flag

    Oil painting 39 US historical flags  photo author Zimand Did you know…The United States flag should never touch the ground.If the U.S. flag is to be displayed at night, it should be illuminated.Make an American FlagYou will need:Construction paper in red, white and blue, white or silver star stickers, glue, scissors, pencil, and a ruler– Cut a […]

  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    1823 Facsimile of the Engrossed Copy Did you know. . . The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson and edited by Benjamin Franklin? The Declaration of Independence Print a copy of the Declaration Of Independence and read it or listen to a reading of the here. The following videos are about the Declaration of Independence. Click on […]