4th of July Activities
Explore the Declaration by having your teenagers pretend to be a member of the group that signed it.
Making a Freedom Kite is a great way to
show appreciation for independence
on this special day, and enjoy the summer sunshine.
As you celebrate this Fourth of July, here's a creative activity to help your child take a journey in history while improving his math skills.
You and your child can celebrate our nation’s heritage while also boosting skills in geometric thinking and following sequential directions.
4th of July Crafts
Celebrate the Fourth of July and our colonial history by making a patriotic patchwork placemat!
Celebrate our nation’s colonial history by making your very own weaving loom!
Make dipped candles with your child this Fourth of July to celebrate our colonial history and teach him a valuable social studies lesson!
Quill pens were made from the flight feathers - preferably the largest wing feathers - of large birds. Here’s how your child can make his own!
Fourth of July Coloring Pages & Printables
This fourth of July coloring page will help your little one celebrate Independence Day. Make sure he has his red, white, and blue crayons handy!
Don't let education slip by the wayside, just because it's a school holiday! Fourth of July can be a learning experience, when it's filled with fun-to-find, holiday themed ...
Ooh, look at the pretty fireworks! Celebrate this Independence Day with your child, coloring the fun fireworks above the cityscape.
Celebrate your patriotism this 4th of July with a fun-filled and fact-filled coloring sheet. Color in the flag, and learn about its history!
Party Ideas & Decorations
Planning a festive Fourth of July? Here’s a lovely way to get your child involved, while building on those important math skills as she flexes those artistic muscles!
Help your child make meaningful connections to the spirit of independence this Fourth of July, as she celebrates the nation with this fun arts and crafts activity.
This Fourth of July, explore science with your child and make some holiday fireworks right in your own back yard!
Planning a Fourth of July picnic? Give your kids a chance to help out by making this creative (and practical) caddy for all of your picnic wares.
Stay Safe on July Fourth
Before your family celebrates this year, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety.
Great Reads for Patriots
What would happen if all 50 states got together to put on a talent show? Find out with this hilarious read-aloud, which serves as a great introduction to the states. Quirky comic-book drawings give each state its own unique character, and make for a delightfully silly July Fourth read. Great for preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Celebrate the birth of our country by learning about the man who led the patriots to victory. In clear, detailed language, this book tells the story of a shy boy who grew up to become America’s first president. Matt Phelan's pencil-and-gouache drawings bring this incredible man to life for young readers. Great for elementary school students.
This hands-on history book takes kids through the Revolutionary War, from the Boston Tea Party to the Treaty of Paris. With historically-accurate letters written as if from real people, interactive fold-outs and spectacular illustrations, this book is sure to be a winner this July Fourth. Great for middle schoolers.