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United States Flag

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Follow these simple instructions for a homemade flag art project. It's patriotic fun!

As you work to make this United States flag, tell your child what the colors and shapes represent.

  • Red and blue paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Large white paper
  • Star stickers
  • Dowel
  • Tape


  1. Help your child tear or cut a large blue square and strips of red paper.
  2. Glue the strips and square onto white paper to make a flag.
  3. Stick stars on the blue square.
  4. Tape the flag to a dowel and fly the flag proudly!