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Flag Day USA
Submitted by: Rosalinda Lucio, Jacinto City
Audience
• Pre-school • Schoolage
Books
Flag Day by:Kelly Bennett
Introduction to the traditions and festivities on Flay Day including basic flag etiquette.
The Flag We Love by:Ryan Pam Munoz
Patriotic picture book with history of our flag.
Stars and Stripes The story of the American Flag by:Sarah L. Thomson
Introduction to the history of the American Flag.
Songs
Wave, Wave, Wave the flag
(Tune:Row,Row,Row Your Boat)
Wave, Wave, Wave the flag.(wave your hand)
Hold it very high.
Watch the colors gently wave.
Way up in the sky.

March, march, march around. (march in place)
Hold the flag up high.
Wave, wave, wave, the flag.(wave hand)
Way up in the sky.

Sing for the Red, White, and Blue
(Tune: Stars & Stripes forever)
Sing for the red, white and blue, &
Sing for the red, white and blue, &
Sing for the red, white and blue.
Old Glory, how we love you!
Clap for the red, white and blue, &
Clap for the red, white and blue, &
Clap for the red, white and blue.
Old Glory, how we love you!
Red, white and blue
(tune:"Three Blind Mice")
Red, white and blue,
Red, white and blue,
A flag for me,
A flag for you.
It is the flag of our great nation,
It's honored by each generation.
Join me now in a celebration,
Red, white and blue.
Our Country's Flag
Please sit down, everyone,
I'm going to tell a story(point to mouth)
About our country's famous flag.
It's nickname is Old Glory.(point to flag)
Stars and stripes are on our flag,
they're red and white and blue.(point to flag colors)
It tells the world that we are free
And proud to be here too!(Nod head in agreement)
Craft
Pre-cut blue stars, red and white stripes. Paste to a sheet of white paper to make a flag.