Flag Day Menu
Flag Day Crafts
Flag Day Flag:
Trace a flag onto a piece of white construction paper. Tape yarn onto craft sticks. Let the children dip the yarn in the red paint (holding craft stick in their hand and drag yarn across the flag outlines. Makes great stripes! Add stick on stars. Display for the 4th of July, or Flag Day!
Red, white and blue paint
Sheet of paper 2'x3'
What to do 1. On the large sheet of paper, draw lines for stripes and paint a blue square in the upper left corner. 2. Have the children fill in the bottom stripe by dipping their hands in the red paint and pressing them end to end within the lines of the stripe. Using the white paint, have them make a white stripe just above it the same way. 3. Continue until you have all 13 stripes filled with hand prints. 4. Have the children dip their fingertips in paint and make the "stars" in the blue square.
More to do Have children make our country's very first flag the same way and explain why it looks different from the flag we have today.
Graham Cracker Flags:
Gather a few packages of graham crackers, whit frosting, ice cream sticks, small paper cups, and red white and blue food coloring. Give each child 3 paper cups with a tablespoon of frosting inside each cup. Drop food coloring in each cup 1 red 1 blue 1 white. Give each child a ice cream stick and instruct them to mix the food coloring into each cup. Then allow to design flag using the frosting on the cracker.
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