FLAG DAY PRINTABLEJune 14th is Flag Day and even though Flag Day isn’t our biggest patriotic day it’s still a great excuse to teach a little history and explain how important a role the United States Flag has had in it. Flag Day commemorates the resolution of the Second Continental Congress’ adoption of the flag in 1777.  For very young children just explaining what the flag represents is a great start, older children can learn more about all it’s different versions and how it’s evolved along with the country. I thought making a fun Flag Day activity printable that included a simple word search, a matching game, and a spot to draw their own flag would be a great way to spark interest in the topic. After completing the activity sheet, you can check out more about the flag’s history here. 

What You Will Need

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  • Print the activity sheet by clicking on the image and saving to your computer.
  • Pencil for the top two activities.
  • Colored pencils for the “Draw Your Own Flag” activity.

Take This Along With You

Grab a clipboard and take this to the pool, the beach, or on the road with you. Summer is a busy time but you don’t have to fill it with portable screens when you have portable fun!


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About Allison McDonald

Allison McDonald

Allison McDonald is a former preschool teacher and director who started her popular early education blog No Time For Flash Cards as a way to keep one foot in her professional life while knee deep in motherhood. Learning should be fun and it's Allison's goal to help all parents be able to add a little fun and learning to their child's day. Allison lives in a yellow farmhouse outside of Seattle with her two kids and husband.

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