Thursday, June 30, 2016

4th of July Books, Crafts, and Snacks

Here are some great 4th of July books, crafts, and snacks for kids!  Just click on the pics below for more information!

Books:

1.

The Night Before the Fourth of July 




The twentieth title in the bestselling Night Before series is the perfect summer treat! 


It's the night before the Fourth of July and all across the United States people are getting ready for hot dogs and fireworks. Decked in red, white, and blue, a family heads to a parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with friends and family, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and of course, watches a fireworks show.The Night Before the Fourth of July captures all the fun, excitement, and pride of the best summer holiday!


2.  

The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)



The Bear family and their Bear Country neighbors celebrate the Fourth of July with a big parade. But not before the cubs get a lesson about the blessings of freedom for their country.  Features 12 full-color stickers.

3.  

F Is for Flag (Reading Railroad)



June 14 is Flag Day, but with so many American flags proudly displayed, every day seems like Flag Day. Perfect for reading together with a young child, F Is for Flag shows in simple terms how one flag can mean many things: a symbol of unity, a sign of welcome, and a reminder that-in good times and in bad-everyone in our country is part of one great big family.

4.  

Fourth of July Cheer: A Rhyming Picture Book for Children about the Fourth of July, July 4th Cheer and Family Fun on the Fourth of July 



July 4th is here! Buster the Dog and his family are getting ready for the big event with a trips to the beach, barbacues, parades and much more Fourth of July fun. Buster and his family are also especially excited to see tonight's July 4th firework display! Join Buster in celebrating this special day with lots of friends, family and of course cheer! This book is a short rhyming story that makes for a quick, fun and joyful and festive read during any story time. Visit the Author Page at: www.Deesignery.com

5.  

Red, White, and Boom!



Fireflies flit

Sparklers spit

Pinwheels spin

Goosebump skin

It's the Fourth of July! Travel across the country for a city parade, a beach picnic, and fireworks in the park in this poetic celebration of the many cultures and traditions that make America's birthday BOOM!

6.  

The Pledge of Allegiance



The text of the Pledge of Allegiance is illustrated with stunning photographs of American landscapes, monuments, and flags. The meaning of the pledge, its history, and information about the flag are included.

7.  

L Is for Liberty (Reading Railroad) 



For more than a century, the Statue of Liberty has stood proudly in New York Harbor, welcoming people from near and far. Perfect for reading together with a young child, L Is for Liberty uses simple language and bold illustrations to celebrate the statue, her history, and the freedom she stands for.

8.  

America Is...



It is fifty states from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Ocean and beyond. It is a flag of stars and stripes. It is farmers, miners, factory workers, bakers, and bankers. It is Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon, swamps and desert. 

It is the stories of all of us, told together.


9.  

The Flag We Love



This spirited tribute to Old Glory will inspire readers, young and old, to take a new look at the greatest emblem of the United States of America. With patriotic verse and historical facts, THE FLAG WE LOVE explores how our flag has become an enduring part of our nation's proud history and heritage. From its earliest designs to its role in peace-time and war, the Star-Spangled Banner will take on a whole new meaning for all readers.


The bold, rich illustrations by Ralph Masiello highlight significant points in history, as well as commonplace moments of American life, when our flag symbolizes the people and ideals of the United States of America.


10.  

America : A Patriotic Primer



America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct history of the United States, an ABC of the principles on which this country was founded, and a book for children and families to pore over, discuss, and cherish. 

A is for America, 

the land that we love. 

B is for the Birthday

of this country of ours.... 
To choose the twenty-six people and ideas that comprise the book, Lynne Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of learning about the American past, and on the inspiration that comes from witnessing recent history firsthand. Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser imbues Mrs. Cheney's words with childlike joy through her exuberant drawings. Together they have created a patriotic primer, a book that teaches history by celebrating the diversity, tenacity, and faith of the American people. 



This A to Z of America frames the story -- and the miracle -- of our country.


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