for Flag Day
students will create classroom flags.
- A variety of mediums and
materials - construction paper, pieces of fabric,
craft sticks, stickers, cotton balls, paint, markers,
Arts Lesson Plan, if desired. (Look under
Other Lesson Ideas #1.)
- Discuss with the students
how they will be creating a classroom flag. Have
them think about the symbols used in the American
Flag. Tell them they should incorporate symbols
into their flags. (For example, gluing on 23
cotton balls for 23 students in the class.)
Younger students will need more direction in this area
than older students.
- Allow them to create their
- If desired, tie this into
Arts Lesson The students will then
write about the flag they have created. They
will include a description of the process, the flag,
and what any of the symbols represent. If time
allows, have the students present their flag to the
rest of the class, explaining the symbols.
- Work together to create a
classroom flag together. Discuss ahead of time
what colors and symbols will be used. Have each
student do their own section and then put them
- Die fabric to create
- Create a 5-pointed-star in
one snip. Use the following link, 5-Point
Star In One Snip.