On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation calling for a nation wide observance of Flag Day on June 14th.
Why June 14th? Because, on June 14, 1777, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the flag of the United States.
Want to have fun with your kids while sharing some of our nation’s history? Here are 20 fun ways to celebrate Flag Day.
- Pom-Pom American Flag Painting at Crafty Morning
- Cut Paper Flag Craft at Housing A Forest
- Craft Stick American Flag at The Resourceful Mama
- Egg Carton American Flag Craft at Crafty Morning
- Paper Plate American Flag at ABC Creative Learning
- Pom-Pom Flag Craft at momdot
- Painted Flag Shirt at Deceptively Educational
- Paper Chain American Flag at Jump Start
- Handprint American Flag at Be Brave Keep Going
- American Flag Fine Motor Craft at My Mundane and Miraculous Life
Snacks & Treats
- Easy Flag Fruit Dessert at Family Fresh Meals
- American Flag Veggie Tray at Living Locurto
- American Flag Fruit Toast at BeachBodyBlog
- DIY American Flag Berry Kabobs at At Home In Love
- American Flag Pie at King Arthur Flour
- Brownie Flag at Spicy Southern Kitchen
- Patriotic Berry and Cake Dessert Platter at Around My Family Table
- Edible Flag Snack at The Educators Spin On it
- M&M Flag Cake at Two Sisters Crafting
- Red, White, and Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles at The View From Great Island
Looking for more fun flag inspired ideas? Check out our Red, White, and Blue Birthday Celebration.