4th of July Lesson Plans and Educational Activities

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June 28, 2011

*Updated July 2014

The 4th of July is coming soon! Even though the kids are out of school, this is a perfect time to use some fun, educational lessons and activities to teach them about this important holiday. Here are some great ones to try!

Kids’ Recipes

Revolutionary Berries

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Make your Fourth of July party berry nice with these easy treats.

Patriotic Pops

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Easy and festive, these frozen pops are surefire cool-off hits.

4th of July Party Food Ideas from Cute Food for Kids


July 4th Fun Recipes

For several more fabulous recipes, click here!



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This colorful constellation is a blast to wear, whether you’re watching a parade or marching in it.

Uncle Sam Paper Plate

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Kids can create a patriotic pal for the holiday! This fun project is great for little ones who will love putting on the oh-so-soft beard made of cotton balls.

Fireworks Craft for Kids Using Straws

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Have your kids make this fireworks craft using a bunch of straws as a stamper! It’s a quick and easy 4th of July or Memorial Day art project!

Lesson Plans/Teacher Resources


Happy 4th of July!

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