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About Independence Day - 4th of July About Independence Day - the 4th of July
What is the background of Independence Day? When was it first celebrated? How do we celebrate it today?
When is the fourth of July 2014? When is the 4th of July 2014?
Need to know the exact date that the 4th of July is observed this year? Here's a chart that shows the federal Independence day holiday observance from 2012 - 2017.
4th of July coloring pages for kids - coloring sheets - Fourth of July Fourth of July Coloring Pages
Get out your interactive crayon to color these pictures of Independence Day activities. Pictures include a father and son at a parade, a patriotic firecracker, a march, a parade majorette, boy with sparklers, man on a firecracker, mother and daughter enjoying a parade, a picnic watermelon, a girl waving flags, Uncle Sam at a barbeque, and a patriotic tophat.
US American History for Children Coloring Pages US American History for Children - Revolutionary War Coloring Pages
These American history coloring pages are great for school reports. Print out any of these figures and/or symbols of the Revolutionary War era and write a paper about it. How much information can you find on these famous people from US American history?
Other Independence Day Printables

Other Independence Day Printables
Create an interactive acrostic poem, solve fun word jumbles and word searches or practice listing words in alphabetical order - all games use words associated with Independence Day.

4th of July Jigsaw Puzzles for kids You're going to love these 4th of July Jigsaw Puzzles!
Interactive jigsaw puzzles that kids can play online. Puzzles animate when last piece is put in place!
4th of July Game Ideas for Kids 4th of July Game Ideas for Your Celebration
Try a balloon pass, guessing game, "chalk it up", patriotic parade or fireworks game idea.
Fourth of July Side Dish Recipes 4th of July Side Dish Recipes
Here's a collection of side dish recipes that will go great with your 4th of July barbeque!
Fourth of July Dessert Recipes Patriotic 4th of July Dessert Recipes
Yum! Red, white and blue desserts - creative ideas to celebrate Independence Day!
Declaration of Independence with signatures Declaration of Independence of the United States of America
Read the Declaration of Independence and see who signed the document. One of the most famous signatures is that of John Hancock. He signed his name nice and big on the Declaration of Independence so King George could read it without his spectacles! See a photocopy of the original.
The Writing of the Declaration of Independence The Writing of the Declaration of Independence
Relive a piece in history - listen to Ben Franklin explain how the Declaration of Independence was created.
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"
Read the entire speech made famous by Patrick Henry.
4th of July crafts Craft Ideas
Tons of crafts for the 4th of July! Make a flag out of craft sticks, patriotic pins, a "God Bless America" door sign, a red-white-and blue angel pin, a patriotic cross, a magnetic star photo frame, patriotic placemat, patriotic heart, smiley pins and an USA flag pin..
4th of July Poetry Patriotic Poems
Printable Independence Day poems from contemporary and classic authors. The collection includes: Our Independence Day, Song of the American Eagle, The American Boy, The Land of Liberty, The Name of Old Glory, Americans in Strength, Home of the Brave, Old Uncle Sam, One Nation Under God, That Fateful Fourth, The Pride of Our Country, Their Courage, This Land We Love, Cooperation, and The Star Spangled Banner.
Fourth of July books for kids - Children's literature for 4th of July and Independence Day Thematic Reading List - Kids Books
Fourth of July book descriptions and reviews for elementary and preschool reading. Titles include: 'A' is for America, America the Beautiful, Apple Pie - Fourth of July, Fireworks, Picnics and Flags, Fourth of July Mice, God Bless America, Happy 4th of July Jenny Sweeney, Hats Off for the Fourth of July, John Hancock Independent Boy, My Country Tis of Thee, Stars and Stripes - the Story of the American Flag, The Fourth of July Story, The Star Spangled Banner, This Land is Your Land and Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?
Short stories about Fourth of July - Printable 4th of July Independence Day stories for kids Short Stories
Printable short stories that celebrate love for our country. Classics include: A Brave Girl, A Gunpowder Story, The Boston Tea Party, The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, The Declaration of Independence, The Signing of the Declaration of Independence, and Washington and the Cowards.
4th of July Puzzles Scrambler Puzzles
Fun 4th of July picture puzzles to unscramble. Can you fix the stars and stripes? You have to go fast...you only have 4 minutes to complete each.
United States Symbols Other Symbols of the United States
What other symbols are associated with the United States? See the Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam, the Washington Monument, Liberty Bell, Flag of the 13 colonies, Bald Eagle, Betsy Ross' 5 pointed star, Apple Pie and Flags.
4th of July Word Search Game 4th of July Word Search
Vocabulary word find for the 4th of July. Can you find all these associated words in the puzzle? Each time you play, the game is different. Vocabulary words included are: America, BBQ, band, blue, colonies, congress, declaration, England, fireworks, flag, fourth, freedom, fun, Hancock, independence, July, king, liberty, parade, park, party, patriot, picnic, red, sign, stars, states, stripes, taxes, thirteen, united, war, white
4th of July Word Search Game Signers of the Declaration of Independence Word Search
Name word find for the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Can you find all these last names in the puzzle? Each time you play, the game is different. Signatures included are: Adams, Bartlett, Braxton, Carroll, Chase, Clark, Clymer, Ellery, Floyd, Franklin, Gerry, Gwinnett, Hall, Harrison, Hart, Hewes, Heyward, Hooper, Hopkins, Huntington, Jefferson, Lee, Lewis, Livingston, Lynch, Middleton, Mkean, Morris, Morton, Nelson, Paca, Paine, Penn, Rodney, Reed, Ross, Rush, Rutledge, Sherman, Smith, Stockton, Stone, Taylor, Thornton, Walton, Whipple, Whitherspoon, Williams, Wilson, Wolcott, Wythe
4th of July Word Search Game Original Thirteen Colonies
State word find for the original 13 colonies. Can you find all these associated words with them in the puzzle? Each time you play, the game is different. Vocabulary words included are: colonies, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, thirteen, Virginia
 
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Flag Day Activities for kids Flag Day Activities
Memorial Day Activities for kids Memorial Day Activities
Veterans Day Activities for kids Veterans' Day Activities
Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence Coloring Pages Famous American Coloring Pages
 

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April Games, Teaching Activities & Worksheets

April Fools Day Thematic Unit - April Fools Day
Passover Thematic Unit - Passover
Fun Easter Thematic Unit - Easter Fun
Christian Easter Theme Unit of Study - Easter - Religious Christian Easter
Earth Day Theme Unit of Study - Earth Day
Arbor Day Theme Unit of Study - Arbor Day
April Calendar of Events - April Teaching Ideas - Other April Teaching Ideas

May Games, Teaching Activities & Worksheets

  - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May Day Theme Unit of Study - May Day
National Day of Prayer Theme Unit of Study - National Day of Prayer
Birds Theme Unit of Study - Bird Day
Cinco de Mayo Thematic Unit - Cinco de mayo
  - Teacher Appreciation
Mothers Day Theme Unit of Study - Mother's Day
Armed Forces Thematic Unit - Armed Forces Day
Memorial Day Thematic Unit - Memorial Day
Graduation Thematic Unit - Graduation
May Calendar of Events - May Teaching Ideas - Other May Teaching Ideas

Sample Thematic Games & Teaching Ideas

Letter Activities, Coloring Pages, Worksheets and Games - Letters of the Alphabet Games
Community Helpers Games, Activities, Worksheets, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Community Helpers
100th Day of School Games, Activities, Worksheets, Books, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - The 100th day of School Activities
Seasons Thematic Unit - Summer - Summer
Seasons Thematic Unit - Fall - Autumn - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Fall
Seasons Thematic Unit - Winter - Winter
Seasons Thematic Unit - Spring - Spring
U.S. Presidents Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Timelines, Books, Poetry, Stories, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Presidents
Dr. Seuss Thematic Teaching Unit - NEA Read Across America - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Native Americans Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Native American Study
USA States - U.S. Geography Thematic Unit - U.S. Geography

Holiday Fun- Alphabetical

100 Days of School Theme Unit of Study - 100th Day of School
4th of July Thematic Unit - 4th of July
Patriot Day Theme Unit of Study - 9/11 - Patriot Day
April Fools Day Thematic Unit - April Fools Day
American Heart Month Thematic Unit - Wear Red Day - American Heart Month
Arbor Day Theme Unit of Study - Arbor Day
Armed Forces Thematic Unit - Armed Forces Day
Ash Wednesday Theme Unit of Study - Ash Wednesday
  - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Back to School Thematic Unit - Back to School
Birds Theme Unit of Study - Bird Day
Black History Thematic Unit - Black History Month
Chinese New Year Theme Unit of Study - Chinese New Year
Christmas Thematic Unit - Christmas Fun
Christian Christmas Theme Unit of Study - Christmas - Religious Christian Christmas
Cinco de Mayo Thematic Unit - Cinco de mayo
Christopher Columbus Theme Unit of Study - Columbus Day
Constitution Day Thematic Unit - Constitution Day | Constitution Week
Dental Health Theme Unit of Study - Dental Health Month
Dr. Seuss Thematic Unit - Dr. Seuss Birthday
Earth Day Theme Unit of Study - Earth Day
Fun Easter Thematic Unit - Easter Fun
Christian Easter Theme Unit of Study - Easter - Religious Christian Easter
Election Day Thematic Unit - Election Day
Epiphany Thematic Unit - Epiphany
Fall - Autumn Theme Unit of Study - Fall Activities
Father's Day Thematic Unit - Father's Day
Fire Safety Theme Unit of Study - Fire Safety Week
Flag Day Thematic Unit - Flag Day
Fourth of July Theme Unit of Study - Fourth of July
Graduation Thematic Unit - Graduation
Grandparents Day  Theme Unit of Study - Grandparents Day
Groundhog's Day Thematic Unit - Groundhog's Day
Halloween Theme Unit of Study - Halloween
Hanukkah Thematic Unit - Hanukkah
New Year Theme Unit of Study - Happy New Years Eve
Hispanic Heritage Thematic Unit - Hispanic Heritage Month
Kwanzaa Theme Unit of Study - Kwanzaa
Labor Day Thematic Unit - Labor Day
Leap Year Thematic Unit - Leap Year
Mardi Gras Theme Unit of Study - Mardi Gras
Martin Luther King  Thematic Unit - Martin Luther King, Jr Day
May Day Theme Unit of Study - May Day
Memorial Day Thematic Unit - Memorial Day
Mothers Day Theme Unit of Study - Mother's Day
National Day of Prayer Theme Unit of Study - National Day of Prayer
Native Americans Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Native American Study
New Year Thematic Unit - New Year
One Hundred Days of School Theme Unit of Study - One Hundredth Day of School
Passover Thematic Unit - Passover
U.S. Presidents Theme Unit of Study - Presidents Day - U.S. Presidents
St Patricks Day Thematic Unit - St. Patrick's Day
Spring Theme Unit of Study - Spring Fun
Summer Thematic Unit - Summer
Super Bowl Theme Unit of Study - Super Bowl Sunday
  - Teacher Appreciation Week
Thanksgiving Thematic Unit - Thanksgiving
Valentines Day Theme Unit of Study - Valentine's Day
Veterans Day Thematic Unit - Veteran's Day
Winter Theme Unit of Study - Winter
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