At Ellison we have a special place in our hearts for Independence Day. The family fun, the reminder of how our nation came to be independent and the fireworks are just a few of the reasons we love the 4th of July. Today, in honor of this wonderful holiday, we want to showcase 4 projects that have red, white and blue written all over.
Faces Of American History
This Faces Of American History lesson plan is perfect for discussing important historical figures who had a hand in shaping America. Turn this lesson into a play and watch your students have fun and learn at the same time!
Support Our Troops Wreath
How sweet is this wreath? Perfect for putting up on your door as decoration, or to send home with your students, this Support Our Troops lesson plan is versatile and a fast project to make. Change out the center of the wreath to say "Happy 4th Of July" or to showcase a student's picture and you have a quick and patriotic card.
Patriotic Eagle Bookmark
Bring a little red, white and blue into your classroom with this Patriotic Eagle Bookmark lesson plan project! Encourage your students to show off their creativity and make a fun bookmark at the same time.
George Washington Hat
Dress your students in your next class play with this George Washington hat! Easy to create and customize, this George Washington hat is great as a project and as a prop that can be used over and over again. Take a look at the lesson plan here for more details.
What is your favorite Independence Day Project?