The US celebrates her independence this week. So it’s a perfect time to review some of the historical documents associated with the birth of our great nation. To that end, I created some free patriotic printables to use in my own classroom and wanted to share them with my blog readers, as well.
Additionally, since so many people seem to have a hard time remembering them, I’ve also included the Bill of Rights:
And, just in case you missed this one the last time I published it, here’s the Preamble to the Constitution:
Our founding fathers put a lot of thought and prayer into these documents, carefully weighing each word, attempting to envision the far-reaching implications of every statement.
Our nation would do well to follow their example.
More Resources for Patriots,
- Free Printables for the 4th of July – a collection of coloring pages based on patriotic quotes from Daniel Webster, John F. Kennedy, and more
- National Anthem Printables – printable versions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the Pledge of Allegiance
- Armed Forces Day Printables – coloring pages featuring the military anthems for all branches of the military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard
- Praying for Your Country – a printable prayer guide for the US, with a customizable version for citizens of other nations
Want something more durable than loose-leaf copies? You’ll find all these designs and more — 218 pages worth! — in God Bless America, my new devotional journal for folks who love this country like I do.
I’ve ordered copies of this one to supplement our American history homeschool studies this fall. The short journaling prompts make a good addition to our creative writing program, and the coloring pages keep their hands busy during our read aloud times.