Celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day or The 4th of July with these easy to create hats. Bring out the Red, White and Blue as you discuss with your child patriotism.
Classified: Easy and is great for ages 4 and up.
|Wearing Mama's Example while eating snack- proudly ;-)|
What you need:
- 12x18" White Construction Paper
- Red and white paint
- Blue construction paper
- Paint brush
What to do:
Read a book that reflects the specific patriotic holiday in which you are celebrating.
1 Cut a "hat shape" with a strip out of the 12x18" White sheet of paper.
2. Trace a medium star onto blue construction paper and allow your 4+ year old to cut out him or herself.
4. Demonstrate on how to paint stripes onto the hat cut-out. Have the preschooler paint red stripes onto the white hat. It's now a great time to discuss pattern and look for following of directions.
5. Allow to dry.
7. Measure head and staple into place- cut extra strip if needed to extend circumference.
Patriotic Books for young children:
Vocabulary: Patriotic, flag, pattern, America