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Activities and Crafts for July 4th

These American Independence Day crafts projects are for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children. The Fourth of July crafts use materials found around the house, like paper, cardboard, boxes, string, crayons, paint, glue, etc. See a page about color mixing to see how to combine paint to make all the colors of the rainbow.

To learn more about the U.S.A., click here.

Click on any of the Fourth of July crafts to go to the instructions. Have fun!

FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITY BOOK


This is a July 4th activity book to print out and enjoy on the USA's Independence Day.
STAND-ALONE STAR

Make a paper star that can stand by itself on a table.
PATRIOTIC PINWHEEL


Make a pinwheel from paper, a pencil and a pushpin.
PATRIOTIC WIND SOCK


Make a great windsock from an oatmeal box and paper.
CRAFT STICK FLAG


Make a little US flag from craft sticks.
PATRIOTIC PEBBLE

Paint a pebble and make a wonderful, patriotic symbol.

5-POINTED STAR


Make a 5-pointed star the same way that was used for the first US flag.
CASCADE OF STARS

Make a linear star mobile that you can hang from the ceiling.
STRING OF STARS


You can decorate any area with a patriotic flair!
PATRIOTIC PLANT POTS


Put your plants in patriotic pots!
FIREWORKS CRAFT

fireworks

Create your own fireworks by using dark construction paper, glue and different colors of glitter.

STAR WREATH

Make a patriotic red, white, and blue star wreath from construction paper and a paper plate.
Penny Pendant

A patriotic necklace to wear.

US Flag Printout

US Flag Printout

Print out the Stars and Stripes.
US Flags Printout: 13 stars and 50 stars

Color two US flags and learn about the history of the flag.

Related Pages and Activities:

Symbols of the USA

A page on some of the many symbols that represent the United States of America.


George Washington

A printable book for early readers about George Washington. The book has pages on when he was born, where he was born, the Revolutionary War, being the first President of the USA, wearing false teeth (made of hippo ivory), Washington D.C., and Washington's images on money.


George Washington: I Can...

A printable activity book for early readers about George Washington. The activities include: match the cherry trees, do a 13 Colonies maze, connect the dots to get Mt. Vernon , draw George Washington's face, color the Washington Monument by number, and fill in the missing letters.


George Washington:
A Book for Fluent Readers

A printable book for fluent readers about George Washington. The book has pages on when his early life, the French & Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the Constitutional Convention, Washington's Presidency, and his legacy.
George Washington
George Washington Printout/Quiz

Color George Washington, learn about his life, and take a short quiz.

Statue of Liberty


Learn about the State of Liberty or go to a printout on this huge monument to our Independence.
Mt. Rushmore
Mt. Rushmore National Memorial

Read about Mt. Rushmore and how it was built by Gutzon Borglum. Or go to a printout on Mt. Rushmore.

Liberty Bell
Liberty Bell Coloring Printout

Color the Liberty Bell and read about it.



KWHL Chart for George Washington

A KWHL chart with 6 rows to fill in about your knowledge about George Washington.
  • K stands for what you already KNOW about the subject.
  • W stands for what you WANT to learn.
  • H stands for figuring out HOW you can learn more about the topic.
  • L stands for what you LEARN as you read.
Jefferson
All the Presidents of the US

The US Presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush.

US and State Flag Printouts

Color the flags and learn about their history.



The US Flag

A short, printable book on the history of the US flag.


Washington, D.C., Map/Quiz Printout

Read the map, then answer the geography questions about Washington, D.C., the capital of the USA.
US Flag and Eagles Letterhead


Print out a US flag and eagles letterhead to make patriotic stationery.
A Page on Thomas Jefferson's Life

Read about this great man from the Enlightenment who wrote the Declaration of Independence and served as President twice. Or take a quiz on his life.

How the President is Chosen

The basic process of selecting the President of the United States as directed by the U.S. Constitution.

Spelling Worksheets to Print:
find related words

Write Eight July Fourth-Related Words

Write eight July Fourth-related words. Then, for each word, write a sentence containing the word. Sample answers: revolution, patriots, thirteen, colonies, declaration, independence, war, king.
wordsearch puzzle

US Presidents Wordsearch Puzzle

Find the names of all the US Presidents in the letter matrix.
July Fourth wordsearch

July Fourth Wordsearch Puzzle

Find the words in the wordsearch puzzle, then use the extra letters to find the secret message about July Fourth. Words: British, colony, declaration, fireworks, flag, fourth, freedom, independence, July, liberty, patriots, revolution, thirteen, USA. Secret Message: "US Independence Day is celebrated on July fourth." Or go to the answers.
Word Hunt

Independence Day:
Word Hunt Worksheet

How many words can you make using the letters from "Independence Day"? Sample answers: peace, candy, dance, ... Go to worksheet with 30 blanks or a worksheet with 50 blanks.
Alphabetical Order

Put 10 July Fourth Words in Alphabetical Order - Worksheet

Put 10 July Fourth words in alphabetical order. The words are: July, fourth, independence, day, declaration, revolt, colony, colonies, fireworks, British. Go to the answers.
Match syllables

Match the Syllables: July Fourth Words

Match two syllables to make 10 July Fourth-related words. The words are July, British, revolt, English, freedom, soldier, army, banner, picnic, fireworks . Or go to the answers.
Spelling words

July Fourth Spelling Word Questions

Use the list of July Fourth spelling words to answer simple questions. Words: freedom, flag, fourth, July, colonies, patriots, revolted, fireworks, Independent, Great Britain. Or go to the answers.
July Fourth Word for Each Letter

July Fourth (Independence Day, USA): Find a July Fourth Word for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a July Fourth-related word that starts with each letter of the alphabet. Or go to a sample answer page.

Writing Worksheets to Print:
acrostic poem

Write a July Fourth Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about July Fourth. Start each line with a letter from the word "JULY FOURTH."
acrostic poem

America: Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about America. Start each line with a letter from the word "America."
acrostic poem

Write an Acrostic Poem About Freedom

Write a poem about freedom. Start each line with a letter from the word "freedom."


US Independence Day - July 4: Write a Question for Each Answer

In this worksheet, the student is given a series of short answers using July 4-related words. For each answer, the student writes a short question related to US Independence Day.


USA: Write a Question for Each Answer

In this worksheet, the student is given a series of short answers using USA-related words. For each answer, the student writes a short question.
Write a Sentence

Write a Sentence for Each July Fourth Word

Write a sentence for each of the July Fourth spelling words. Words: July, fourth, flag, independence, soldier, freedom, people, America, history, fireworks.
grammar worksheet

July Fourth Words Grammar Potpourri Worksheet

Find synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, anagram, and a compound word, then capitalize, punctuate, and correct the spelling of sentences. Or go to the answers.
Write adjectives

Write Five Adjectives Describing Words About US Independence Day, July 4

Write five adjectives describing the following Independence Day words: fireworks, picnic, hot dog, flag.
A  
E  
R  
R  
I  
C  
A  

America
For each letter of the word "America," find words and phrases that are related to or remind you of America. Think of as many as you can.

Flag: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of a flag, then write an acrostic poem about it. Start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the poem.

Flag: Shape Poem
shape poem

Write a poem inside the flag. Or go to a pdf of the poem worksheet.
Flag: Perimeter Poem
perimeter poem

Draw a flag and write a poem around the perimeter (outer edges) of the flag. Or go to a pdf of the poem worksheet.

Miscellaneous Activities:
July Fourth code

July Fourth Alphabet Code

Use the alphabet code to find the July Fourth message. Answer: "July Fourth celebrates America's independence from Britain."
US Flag

USA Flag: Color and Count

Color the flag of the United States of America according to the directions, then count the stars, stripes, number of points on each star, and other components of the flag.
Answers
senses chart

Which Senses Do You Use? July 4
Printable Worksheet

A printable worksheet on which senses we use to examine Independence Day objects, with a chart to fill in. Describe how you sense each object. If you don't use a sense for an object, put an "X" in that box. Objects: fireworks, hot dog, flag, popsicle, and pick another July 4 object.
Adjectives Describing A Flag
flag

Write adjectives describing a flag in and around the flag. Or go to a pdf of the worksheet.
George Washington

Quiz on Important People in American History

A word scavenger hunt for students in Grades 2-3, using the Little Explorers Picture Dictionary.
Teter: Stars and Stripes
Teter: Stars and Stripes

A coloring page based on the Mark Rockhold Teter quilt "Stars and Stripes."

Or paint it online.

Patriotic US Nametags to Print:
Eagle Nametags

Bald Eagle Nametag Printable (Black-and-White)

Eight eagle nametags in black-and-white on one printable page.
Eagle Nametags

Bald Eagle Nametag Printable (Color)

Eight eagle nametags in color on one printable page.
US Flag Nametags

US Flag Nametag Printable (Black-and-White)

Eight US flag nametags in black-and-white on one printable page.
US Flag Nametags

US Flag Nametag Printable (Color)

Eight US flag nametags in color on one printable page.
US Flag Nametags

US Flag Nametag Printable (Black-and-White)

Eight US flag nametags in black-and-white on one printable page.
US Flag Nametags

US Flag Nametag Printable (Color)

Eight US flag nametags in color on one printable page.

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