Flag Day Activities, Lesson Plans and Printables

Flag Day is celebrated on June 14th. Help your students learn about the American flag with our collection of Flag Day activities, lesson plans and printables perfect for incorporating this holiday into your curriculum.

Flag Day Activities for the Classroom

Flag Day, also known as National Flag Day, celebrates the American flag and commemorates the adoption of the first national flag in 1777. Flag Day is celebrated with parades and flag ceremonies, and of course, proudly displaying the Star Spangled Banner.

These Flag Day activities and teaching resources provide plenty of fun and easy ways to commemorate this holiday in your classroom. Creat Flag Day-themed bulletin boards using our guides and examples. Teach your students about the history of the American flag with printables and activities for social studies and US history lessons. Improve your students' reading skills with reading comprehension worksheets and reading warm-ups. Help your students to feel patriotic with printable American flags, or get creative with art and music activities including patriotic songs for flag day.

Flag Day Printables

Teach your students about the American flag and the national anthem with these printables. Includes crossword puzzle, reading comprehension worksheets on Betsy Ross, reading warm-ups with comprehension questions, and more.

Reading & Language Arts Activities

These activities help students learn about the American flag while building reading and writing skills. Includes warm-up activities with reading comprehension questions, learning how the flag changed over the years, and a writing activity.

Social Studies & History Resources

Flag Day is a great opportunity to explore US history. Discover the history of the American flag and more with these printables. Connect social studies to your lessons on Flag Day with activities such as writing patriotic poems and songs about the American flag, and learning flag etiquette.

Art & Music Activities for Flag Day

Get students involved in American flag crafts, from creating pencil wraps to creating an awesome flag day bulletin board. Help students feel patriotic with songs and poems for Flag Day.


Help students learn about the American flag with these encyclopaedia-style references, including information on the flag's history and display requirements.

Math Activities

Students will practice their mathematics skills by counting and identifying numerals with this fun Flag Day activity.

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