FREE American Symbols

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

FREE American Symbols

Help your kids learn about American Symbols and landmarks with these fun activities and free printable worksheets for kids of all ages.
FREE American Symbols & Landmarks activities and free printable worksheet for kids kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 5th grade kids. Great for learning about the flag, presidents, eagle, national parks, Thomas Jefferson, and more.

American Symbols and Landmarks for Kids

We built The Empire State Building (NY) with a super cool Lego kit.

American Landmark: Empire State Building out of Legos building with legos in our homeschoolall done

We looked at some famous bridges in America. Then we built the Golden Gate Bridge (CA) with a 3D puzzle.

American Landmarks: Bridges Worksheet - FREE Printable from Living Life IntentionallyAmerican Landmar: Golden Gate Bridge from 3D Puzzle

FREE American Symbols and Landmarks Worksheets

American Symbol: Bald Eagle (free worksheet from Living Life Intentionally)

We read about the Bald Eagle, discovered that Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be our national bird, and picked a family bird.

American Symbol: President (Goofy wrote the President a letter)American Symbol: Air Force One (Goofy drew a picture for President)American Symbol: President (Goofy wrote the President a letter)

After reading about The White House & learning about some famous Presidents, Goofy wrote the President a letter & drew him a picture. (This was also great practice writing!) And two weeks letter we got an envelope from The White House! We were so excited to get a response letter, signed picture of Obama, signed family picture, interview with Obama & White House info, exploring the white house through art, and a day in the life of Boo (Obama's dog).

American Landmarks: Beautiful Parks (free worksheets from Living Life Intentionally)

We learned about some famous & beautiful American parks and practiced our mapping skills.

independence day worksheets

We looked at the American flag and how it has changed throughout the years. Goofy observed how there was a star for each state. We talked about how the stripes represented the 13 original colonies. Then we made an edible American flag.

american symbols and landmarks worksheet

Included are FREE American Symbols and landmarks worksheets.

Statue of Liberty Crafts for Kids

We read a wonderful historical fiction book Saving the Liberty Bell by Megan McDonald and then made a liberty bell of our own. We also read about the statue of liberty & made our own torch.
American Symbol: Liberty Bell (craft)American Landmark: Statue of Liberty (Craft)
We started this study with reading some good books to help us learn more about our national symbols & landmarks. These are great resources you should check out!

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  1. What a great unit - thanks for the fabulous freebie!

  2. This unit looks great! Lots of fun!

  3. What a fun and educational unit! Thanks for the downloads and the great ideas! We may have to write a letter to the President too!

  4. I LOVE edible flags, countries, etc.! Thanks for sharing with Brag Time Thursday!

  5. pinned this too! thanks for linking up, and for the printables! love the 3d builds too!!

  6. You really have to read my friend Chris Robertsons book "Little Miss Liberty" It's adorable and fits your theme here perfectly! I will link you on Kreative Resources on Facebook - love your activities!

  7. Creating 3-dimensional landmarks is a great activity! My son still loved creating 3-D puzzles as a teenager! Your flag cake is awesome! I featured your post at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page at

  8. This is a great unit! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Thanks for sharing your printables! I want to make a US study next year, and this will be perfect.

  10. Great game!! Thank you for sharing them. I just did Thanksgiving memory games for my daughter.

    I would love it if you would share it at Thank you!

  11. Great projects! Thanks for sharing!

  12. What fun ways to learn about the country! Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness!

  13. I like the many ideas you have here. Great unit. Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness.

  14. what fun you had - loving those puzzles, esp. the 3D ones,

    Thanks for linking to the Sunday Showcase! Can't wait to see what you share with us this week.


  15. I have no clue how I missed this before but this is FANTASTIC! I have pinned this onto my Pinterest Board. Thanks!

  16. Love this so much! Thanks for sharing! I would love for this to be the way my kids and I explore history together!