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Flag Day Lesson Plans and Activities


Flag Day, June 14, is a day to honor and learn about the "Stars and Stripes." The American flag has a colorful history and interesting evolution. Education World brings you crafts, games, music, and more to help your students enjoy this star-spangled day.


Raise the Flag Day (Awareness) In Your Class
Five lessons teach about the history of the flag, the proper way to fold the U.S. flag, and more. The fifth lesson challenges students to search for the truth about Betsy Ross; did she really create the first American flag?

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes
Flag Day originated in a Wisconsin classroom more than 100 years ago. Education World brings 14 Flag Day activities and resources to your classroom.

A Salute to Flag Day
Flag Day recognizes the June day in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States.

Hang a Flag Mural
What better way to greet visitors to your school (or to your Town Hall) than with a student-created flag mural?

Great Sites for Flag Day
Education World celebrates Flag Day by visiting a few great Web sites devoted to the U.S. flag.

Teaching Citizenships Five Themes
Activities from the editors of Weekly Reader can help develop K-6 students understanding of the five citizenship themes---honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility, and courage.



More Resources for Flag Day


Flag Day Activities and Crafts


Flag Treat

Red-White-and-Blue Recipes


Flag Face Painting

Fold the Flag


Flag Day Word Search Puzzle


Patriotic Music


June Clipart