I love America. This is the best place in the whole world!
I should have done a patriotic theme for FHE this past Monday. (see the internet safety blog for FHE explanation) But, I am a little behind in the planning, so it will have to be done on the coming Monday. :)
Here are several sites that might be of value to you if you want to do a lesson with your family or just find some fun and educational patriotic things for your kids to do today.
www.constitutionfacts.com -- Free quiz on the constitution, Free pocketbook constitution, Puzzles and more.
www.congressforkids.net/independence -- "Uncle Sam" takes you on a tour, quizzes available, need to be able to read to do it.
www.ushistory.org/declaration -- Info on the Declaration of Independence, the signers, other links
http://k12.com/get_a_taste_of_k12/k12_lessons/ --Scroll down to the history lessons and choose "American History before 1865 Unit Review". This lesson give a history overview, online flashcards for fun and a history timeline.
http://www.constitutionweekusa.com/lesson.htm -- Family lesson plan with various ideas to present a lesson to your family on the constitution.
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/education/ForEducators/LessonPlans/AllLessonPlans.shtml -- Gives lesson plans for elementary, middle school and high school age groups on different patriotic themes.
Be sure to have a yummy American dessert today too! How about the ever famous apple pie? Sugar cookie fruit pizza decorated like a flag with blueberries & strawberries? Share what you had or made by posting a comment.