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DONNA'S DAY: CREATIVE FAMILY FUN Flag-Inspired July 4th Fun

 

Last updated 6/24/2020 at 11:01am

(c) 2020 Donna Erickson

Lydia, 3 1/2, tricycles along with flags flying in the breeze at a family fun Fourth of July parade.

By Donna Erickson

PAINT AND LEARN

Use a photo or actual flag as a reference and paint a picture of the flag on construction paper. As your child draws, read the Pledge of Allegiance together. Divide the pledge into short phrases and talk about what the words mean to you and your family. For example, what is "liberty," and what does "justice for all" mean in your daily lives and in your own community?

FLAG STONES

Collect several medium to large rocks with flat sides. Wash and let dry. Paint a flag design on them with red, white and blue acrylic paints. Use small rocks as a napkin weight at...



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