Every year on June 14 we celebrate National Flag Day to commemorate the day when the Stars and Stripes was adopted as the official flag of the United States in 1777. Celebrate this event with your children by offering some of these fun activities!
by Judy Mullican
Picnics, parades, fireworks, and more are all part of the fun when we celebrate Independence Day on July 4! This holiday commemorates the approval of the Declaration of Independence, which officially proclaimed our nation as an independent country. In explaining the holiday to young children, we often speak of it as the birthday of the United States. In honor of this occasion, here are a few ways to celebrate: