I love doing activities with preschoolers. They are so full of wonder and just love learning and having fun. So we definitely can’t forget them when planning our patriotic activities for kids!
These are some of my favorite engaging and fun patriotic activities for preschool. Preschoolers will have the most fun of their lives doing these red, white, and blue preschool activities.
4th of July Activities for Preschool
Let’s be real, usually we’re looking for patriotic activities when it’s near the 4th of July. That’s only natural if you’re American! But, you certainly don’t have to be American to use the preschool activities on this list.
In fact, I give a list of other countries below that also have red, white, and blue flags. No one says you have to be American to be patriotic and love red, white, and blue.
Patriotic Lesson Plans
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Countries with Red, White and Blue Flags
These countries share red, white, and blue flag colors along with America. Some of them also use stars and stripes, and some of them have either stars or stripes!
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- United Kingdom
- Costa Rica
- New Zealand
- The Netherlands
Fantastically Fun Patriotic Activities for Preschool
If you are working with a preschooler this summer, try some of these preschool patriotic activities!
Patriotic Paint Bombs are not bombs at all, but a way to make plastic baggies pop open with chemistry. Add paint, and you have a fun art project!
Patriotic Balloon Painting is something that most preschoolers can get on board with. Just use washable paint and have a change of clothing handy.
Learn How to Turn a Penny Green and find out why the Statue of Liberty is green and not copper!
The Fizzing Rainbow Experiment can easily be adapted to become a fizzing flag!
Try this Milk Surface Tension Science Experiment that is all about that red, white, and blue.
You can learn How to Make an Instant Ice Rainbow, or you can just use red and blue colors and make patriotic instant ice!
Stick to just blue and red colors for the Hot and Cold Water Density Experiment and you have a patriotic lesson on temperature density. Use plastic containers or cups with preschoolers.
When my kids were preschoolers, they just loved making these Patriotic Discovery Bottles.
Coins and silver are often an accent in patriotic themes representing wealth and money! You can magically turn a black egg silver in this Silver Egg Science Experiment.
Preschoolers love slime, but sometimes it can get to messy. This Fluffy Patriotic Slime won’t create a big mess!