Middle school kids may not believe they are into patriotic activities for kids, anymore, but I bet you that’s not true. These patriotic activities for middle school are colorful, fun, hands-on, and cover a wide range of interests from the sporty kid to the science lover.
Keep reading to find out some of our best middle school activities with a patriotic theme!
Patriotic Lesson Plans for Teens
If you are teaching kids about the 4th of July or any other patriotic theme this year, you’ll love the patriotic science bundle! Click the image below to learn more about these done-for-you patriotic science lessons that kids will love! You’ll love how easy it is to just print and teach.
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Patriotic STEM Kits
If you don’t want to gather materials all by yourself, kids will love playing around with these complete patriotic kits instead! Shop the Amazon affiliate links below for a selection of patriotic STEM activity kids that you can just open up and do in one sitting.
- Rocket Science Kit
- Smithsonian Rocket Science
- Meteor Rocket Kit
- Fizz Pop Boom Science
- Exploding Booms Science
And here is the complete list of middle school STEM activities!
Countries with Red, White and Blue Flags
We happen to be American, but there are a LOT of countries that have red, white, and blue flags! Any of these countries can get in on our patriotic activities. Just embrace the red, white, and blue (and in many cases, the stars or stripes), and ignore anything that is firmly American-themed.
All countries should be able to celebrate their colors and special holidays with pride.
- Costa Rica
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom
- The Netherlands
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
Patriotic Activities for Teens in Middle School
Middle schoolers and teens think they know everything and that nothing is “cool.” (They probably don’t say that anymore). But even the most stoic middle schooler will have a hard time resisting these middle school activities for the 4th of July!
Middle schoolers who are into dramatic explosions and TikTok “challenges” will love making these Patriotic Paint Bombs.
Get artistic together and make a Patriotic Balloon Painting.
Build a Painting Brush Bot and make it draw a patriotic painting for you!
Middle schoolers will love trying to design this Patriotic Confetti Fireworks Engineering Activity! A confetti popper that is filled with patriotic spirit!
Middle schoolers who aren’t so crafty will enjoy doing these Patriotic Science Experiments!
And if you want to do more than science, these Patriotic STEM Activities will be right up any STEM-loving middle schooler’s alley.
For the middle school crafty bunch, try these Patriotic Crafts for Kids.
If your middle schoolers love games, they will enjoy this Patriotic Cornhole game.
Middle schoolers will enjoy tossing around the bean bags as part of this Patriotic Bean Bag Toss game.
This Patriotic Board Game will let you know if your middle schoolers were paying attention in American History class.
Watch the video below and learn how to make a patriotic friendship bracelet!
Most middle schoolers are into tie dye, and this tie-dye technique is appropriately called “firecracker tie dye.”