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American Parade

American parade-01


  1. Flag stickers
  2. Small American flags
  3. Red, white, and blue streamers
  4. Tape or CD player
  5. Patriotic and marching music


  1. Assemble the children in a few straight lines or some kind of parade formation outside.
  2. Let the children stick flag stickers on their shirts or other clothing. Pass out streamers and flags to each child.
  3. Explain to the children that they will be having a parade and that they should wave their flags and streamers as they march.
  4. Play patriotic or marching music. Be sure to vary your marching pattern slightly from song to song so that the children may use a variety of muscles and skills. The parade is fun and the children really enjoy it!

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center: Music & Movement
Topic: US States
Content: Social Studies
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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