Why do countries celebrate their independence days with fireworks? Why do people hang national flags on patriotic holidays? Celebrate with a colorful wall hanging!
Read information about your country's independence day. Or select another country about which to learn. Find out why and how this patriotic holiday is celebrated. Discover the traditions and symbols that are part of the nation's history and culture.
Using Crayola® Colored Pencils, trace one large symbol of the country, such as a heart, star, maple leaf, crescent moon, or dragon on cardboard. Cut it out with Crayola Scissors.
Trace your symbol on white construction paper and cut it out. Decorate the construction paper with Crayola Markers. Use imaginative patriotic patterns and your country's colors. Attach the symbol to the cardboard with Crayola School Glue.
Draw smaller symbols on white construction paper and cut them out. Color them and glue a few of them on your larger symbol. Decorate some areas with Crayola Glitter Glue.
Punch holes in the bottom of your larger symbol and in the tops of the remaining smaller ones. Tie the smaller symbols to the larger one with ribbon or yarn.
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Research images and designs on paper money then print your own personalized paper money.
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