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U.S. Flags

Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Center:

Cooking

Topic:

Food

Content:

Social Studies

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

4 Years Old

Interaction:

Individual Child

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Materials:

Pound cake, one slice for each child
Whipped topping
Plastic knife
Strawberry slices
Blueberries



Instructions:

1. Help the children wash their hands.
2. Give each child a slice of pound cake. Encourage the children to spread
whipped topping on the cake.
3. Help the children add blueberries (“stars”) and sliced strawberries (“stripes”) to
resemble the U.S. flag.
4. Eat and enjoy.
More to do
Talk about the U.S. flag, what it represents, and how many stars and stripes are
on it.


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