Popsicle Flags

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Show your patriotic spirit with these popsicle flags.

What You’ll Need:
*Popsicle Sticks, 5 per flag
*Scissors
*Marker/Crayons/Colored pencils, etc.
*Star stickers, optional
*Glue
*White construction paper

Preparation:
*Cut a strip about 2 inches wide off the end of the construction paper. Save the larger piece to use for your flag. Cut a 2-inch square out of the strip.
*Talk about Memorial Day. Do you have any veterans in your family?
Memorial Day is the day set aside to thank and honor those who have given their lives while serving in the military. Memorial Day is intended for us to show appreciation for their service and sacrifice, to acknowledge that their contributions to our national security were appreciated.

Activity:
*Color three of the sticks red and two of them white.
*Glue the sticks to the large white paper. Allow to dry.
*Decorate the small square with star stickers. If you don’t have star stickers, draw stars with markers or crayons instead.
*Glue the small star square to top left of the popsicle stick flag.
*Finish it off with a straight black line to make your flagpole.
*Send us a picture of your kids and their popsicle flags we may post it to our site! info@mycalendarmaker.com.

Suggested Resources:
*Flag Stamp -- another patriotic activity from MyActivityMaker.com
*Patriotic Wind Sock -- another patriotic activity from MyActivityMaker.com

This activity can be found in the Holidays section of our site.