For many of us, the Fourth of July holiday elicits thoughts of poolside barbecues and bright fireworks displays—not to mention a day away from work spent with family and friends. In the eyes of a child, though, is the deeper meaning of this holiday fully understood?
Whether you are instructing summer school, teaching enrichment, tutoring, or simply educating a few elementary-aged children at home, the patriotic celebration that accompanies Independence Day presents a teachable moment not to be missed. View our free, age-appropriate resources from EducationCity to help the pre-K through 6th grades students in your life understand what Independence Day really entails.
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, it’s important to remember the rich history that accompanies this great day. These free resources will allow younger audiences to explore the sights, sounds, and activities typically associated with “America’s birthday” and upper elementary students to delve deeper into the historical significance, including the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Like what you see? Check out our other free topical resources for historical dates and holidays from EducationCity, and keep an eye out for new ones released each month!
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