Check out our favorite top 12 Patriotic Activity Ideas for Kids! From paper crafts and science experiments to snacks and games, there is sure to be an activity idea that any child is sure to love!
Fire rockets and fireworks are a huge part of celebrating past battles won. They also work well to remind children that celebrations mean great sacrifices have been made”¦and that God often helps us to work hard and earn our right to celebrate!
If you want a little celebration, this is the perfect time of year for patriotic pinwheels! They’re easy, fun, and give you a chance to talk to your cihldren about why we really still do live in a Christian nation”¦and what they need to do to keep it that way.
Since children are so enamored by anything 3-D, here’s a 3-D patriotic star you can help them make. Used with Romans 13, it makes a great lesson in why it’s important to obey all your countries laws!
Check out this wonderful Veterans Day Craft that reminds us all to pray for our veterans who have fought for us to enjoy the freedoms we receive everyday! When you pray for a soldier today, remember that the energy you use is very real, and God’s answer is equally real. Prayer is real. Let’s pray to keep friends and loved ones safe as they serve to protect our land.
The balloon rocket will show kids how a balloon without direction can become a missile of sorts! This balloon science experiment will help them understand how freedom in Christ means having direction ““ just like our founding fathers did.
This lesson doubles as a science experiment, showing kids how to layer liquids in a glass. It also will show them some things on this patriotic holiday about diversity, tolerance and how God uses freedom to keep us strong.
What would 4th of July be without fireworks? This science experiment will demonstrate how students can create “fireworks” that are safe and fun and will illustrate some basic tenets of our Christian faith.
As we celebrate another year of America’s independence, let’s remember how we once had to earn our independence through hard battles and sacrifices. Let’s play a game that will show us how important it is to treat our freedom with care. This patriotic game will teach children about how freedom is a precious commodity that can easily be toppled without faith, care, and appreciation.
This fun game, a twin to Pickup Sticks, will have kids focused on how to free spaghetti noodles (uncooked) from their messes, just like those who fought in the Revolution freed us from British messes”¦and just like God frees us from our spiritual messes! Children compete to see who can be the most careful by collecting uncooked spaghetti strands.
In this snack and activity lesson, children will paint an American flag on a graham cracker using red and blue icing and candy stars. While working on their creations, we’re providing a lesson in how God protects us – sometimes through divine powers, and sometimes through men and women who are brave.
This healthy and patriotic snack is great for any of the patriotic holidays. You can also use it to show layers of respect for elders, authorities and government officials.
Here’s a fun snack that is all about patriotism and our flag, and the freedoms both represent. These healthy and yummy fruit kabobs will give kids an opportunity pause to reflect on how fortunate we are for the freedom to worship as we please in America.
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