Learning about Independence Day (July 4th)

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I believe most of us look forward to watching fireworks on the 4th of July, but do we really remember what the importance of this day is all about?

On July 4, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was officially adopted and we became our own country from Great Britain. Very exciting! That is why July 4th is called “Independence Day.”

To see an actual picture of Declaration of Independence, click here.
To read Declaration of Independence, click here.

I have searched the web and found many different things having to do with July 4th / Independence Day. I hope you find many things that will help you and your family learning fun and interesting things about this important holiday! So, let’s get started!

Free packs:

Here is a free 4th of July pack for ages 3-8.

Here is one for Preschool.

Simple Schooling Why We Celebrate the 4th of July

Sample: America Copywork and Fun!

Free craft ideas:

DLTK has free crafts.

The Perkins Family Homepage has some neat things (including memory verses).

Many different crafts offered over at Enchanted Learning.

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Links to some book suggestions:


Children’s Books for 4th of July

The Happy Housewife


Other misc. fun:

Watch this Independence Day video by Schoolhouse Rock

Web scavenger hunt

Online mazes

Take a 4th of July Quiz

Send a free Independence Day eCard

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Pinterest ideas:

4th of  July/Independence Day Resources

Homeschool 4th of July

For sale items:

Amanda Bennett has a 4th of July unit study/lapbook (K-4) for $8.95

Here is praying you have fun learning!

dawnw4Dawn is a woman of God who is married to the love of her life. She works part-time, homeschools their two boys (since 2008) and loves animals. She enjoys learning what the Lord will provide for each day. You can find her over at Guiding Light Homeschool.



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