Help your kids learn about American Symbols and landmarks with these fun hands on activities and free printable worksheets for kids of all ages.
American Symbols Worksheets
Most Americans would say they are proud to be American. Americans say they buy American, are trying to live the American dream, tear up at the national anthem being sung before ball games, and take off their hats and put their hands over their hearts when saying the pledge of allegiance. But how much do your kids really know about the United States of America?
The american symbols worksheet pdf includes ideas for learning the 50 states, states & capitals, becoming familiar with the states locations, finding major National Parks (Yellowstone, Smokey Mountains, Acadia, Grand Canyon, Sequoia, and more), cut and paste famous landmarks (Mount Rushmore, White House, Liberty Bell, and more), famous bridges, matching landmarks like statue of liberty, learning about the bald eagle, get to know Thomas Jefferson & George Washington, who really is Uncle Sam, all about the American flag, American Presidents, and more!
American Symbols Free Printables
These free printable American symbols worksheet are make a great unit for preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will appreciate this United States for Kids theme includes both hands on activities and printable free worksheets to help kids learn about the famous landmarks of the United States of America.
Use this to study the United States, as part of expanding horizons, American History, special center, summer learning for road trips, patriotism supplement, independent learning, or alongside an American holiday like the 4th of July or Presidents Day.
American Buildings with Lego
We built The Empire State Building (NY) with a super cool Lego kit. There are lots of other famous landmarks out of lego brick kids available.
Famous American Bridges
We looked at some famous bridges in America. Then we built the Golden Gate Bridge (CA) with a 3D puzzle.
We read about the Bald Eagle, discovered that Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be our national bird, and picked a family bird.
The White House
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).
National Parks of USA
We also worked on our mapping skills both in the american symbols worksheets and playing some fun board games that helped my kiddos become familiar with where states and major cities are on a map.
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.
famous us landmarks printable worksheets
- National Parks – Yellowstone, Smokey Mountains, Acadia, Grand Canyon, Sequoia, Olympic, Rockies, Zion Canyon, Yosemite, Cuyahoga Valley, and more
- Cut and paste famous landmarks – Mount Rushmore, White House, Liberty Bell, declaration of independence, George Washing, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Empire State Building, Martin Luther King Jr., Hoover Dam, Great Seal
- Famous bridges – Golden Gate Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, Mackinac Island Bridge, Paseo Bridge, Bartonsville Covered Bridge
- Learning about the bald eagle,
- Get to know Thomas Jefferson
- Who really is Uncle Sam
- All about the American flag
- American Presidents
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.
United States Coloring Book for Kids
Presidents of the United States Book
Kids will have fun learning about all the American presidents with these President Coloring Book.
You can find even more fun, clever, hand, and FREE resources on our US States for Kids page including state worksheets, state capital game, and more!
US Symbols Worksheet
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