Celebrate Independence!

$19.50

This summer camp lesson plan is centered around Independence Day with hands-on, creative building activities and experiments to engage school-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 6-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for hands-on activities, outdoor play, and social-emotional learning. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare to move forward in grade school.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- Independence Day
  • Patriotic wind sock
  • Let’s get moving – Hoop races
  • Star-spangled bubble wands
  • Hands-on activity- 4th of July words search
  • Social-emotional learning – Compliment circle
  • Red, white & blue tie dye
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- Fireworks
  • Wet chalk fireworks
  • Let’s get moving – Light the fuse
  • Hands-on activity – Firecracker Centerpiece
  • Milk fireworks
  • Social-emotional learning – Ready to explode
  • Firework straw rockets
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion – The American Flag
  • Grand old flag collage
  • Let’s get moving – Capture the flag
  • Star-spangled slime
  • Hands-on activity – Stars and stripes rock painting
  • Social-emotional learning – I’m a STAR!
  • Freedom bracelets
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- Patriotism
  • Patriotic minute to win it
  • Let’s get moving – Balloon bounce
  • Hands-on activity – Fizzy stars
  • Pinwheels
  • Social-emotional learning – Create your own flag
  • Origami ice cream cones
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity-
  • Class discussion – America
  • Uncle Sam craft
  • Let’s get moving – Walk the line
  • Star suncatchers
  • Hands-on activity – Bald eagle craft
  • Social-emotional learning – Digital Citizenship
  • Stars & snacks
  • Reflection