Activities

"I Have a Dream" Mobiles

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" speech with a mobile that inspires you to think about your own dreams.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Amendment Cootie Catchers

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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American Flag Pinwheels

Show your patriotic pride with this festive stars-and-stripes-covered pinwheel.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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American Symbols

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Art of the American Soldier Family Guide

This guide highlights works of art that tell the story of the American soldier through the eyes of combat artists.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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For: Families
Tags: History

Art of the American Soldier Student Guide

This guide highlights works of art that tell the story of the American soldier through the eyes of combat artists.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Ben Franklin Kites

Celebrate one of America's most famous Founding Fathers with a craft inspired by his kite experiment.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: History

Bill of Rights Bingo

Get more familiar with the Bill of Rights with this simple bingo game.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Brown v. Board of Education Word Puzzle

Learn about a landmark Supreme Court ruling with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Cherry Tree Sun Catchers

Make a dazzling sun catcher inspired by the fabled story of George Washington and the cherry tree.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Cipher Wheel

Use this cipher wheel to create your own secret code!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: History

Constitution Word Puzzle

Learn about basic terms from the Constitution with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Design Your Own Dollar Bill

This activity is perfect for commemorating Tax Day.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Government

Design Your Own Flag

As you learn about the symbolism and importance of our America's flag, you can design your own flag.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Earth Day Bingo

Get inspired about going green with this bingo game.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Civics

Earth Day Cootie Catchers

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher offers ideas for being an eco-friendly, active citizen.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Election 2012 Student Guide

Follow this guide and see how your voice can be heard.

Fala Pins

Decorate your own Fala pin and wear it proudly to show your support for the country!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: History

Fighting for Democracy Student Guide

This guide examines the stories of seven individuals who fought for freedom by pursuing their dreams and standing up for their rights.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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First Amendment Religion Mini-Poster

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Founding Fathers Word Puzzle

Learn about the signers of the U.S. Constitution with this word puzzle.

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Frederick Douglass Mini-Poster

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Lady Liberty Hats

Celebrate freedom by fashioning your own Lady Liberty hat.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Liberty Bell Sun Catchers

Make a dazzling sun catcher to commemorate the Liberty Bell and the constitutional ideals it symbolizes.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Lincoln Hats

Emulate our 16th president with your own version of his signature top hat.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: History

Model White House

Make a mini model of the home of the nation's president.

Patriotic Wreaths

Decorate and customize a wreath for Independence Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Preamble Scramble

Have fun getting to know the phrases of the Preamble while you unscramble the puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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President Masks

Discover your alter ego as President Abraham Lincoln or George Washington as you decorate your own presidential mask.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Presidential Campaign Team

Your team is about to set off on a historic journey: running a presidential campaign!

Ratifying States Word Puzzle

Learn about the states that ratified the Constitution with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Roman Chariots

Do as the Romans did with these miniature gladiator-style chariots!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: History

Scholar Exchange Brief: First Amendment Establishment and Free Exercise

This briefing document pairs with the virtual Scholar Exchanges the National Constitution Center hosted on April 1 and April 2, 2020.

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Scholar Exchange Brief: First Amendment Speech

This briefing document pairs with the virtual Scholar Exchanges the National Constitution Center hosted on March 25 and March 26, 2020.

Scholar Exchange Brief: George Washington and Writing History

This briefing document pairs with the virtual Scholar Exchanges the National Constitution Center hosted on April 10, 2020.

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Scholar Exchange Brief: The Constitution in Times of Crisis

This briefing document pairs with the virtual Scholar Exchanges the National Constitution Center hosted on April 3, 2020.

Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs Student Guide

This "training manual" for the Constitutional Intelligence Agency will equip you with the skills to become one of our top agents.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Springsteen and Freedom of Expression Crafts

Celebrate freedom of expression by designing your own album cover and making a guitar pin!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: Civics

Springsteen and Freedom of Expression Student Guide

Explore how Bruce Springsteen uses music to voice his beliefs and express his opinions.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Tax Day Cootie Catcher

In honor of Tax Day, this cootie catcher offers helpful tips on managing your personal finances.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Government

Thank-A-Vet Postcards

Honor veterans for supporting and defending the Constitution and protecting our freedom by thanking them with a special postcard.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution Happened Here

This interactive resource celebrates constitutional and local history in Philadelphia and beyond through student-generated multimedia content.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5
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Uncle Sam Hats

Celebrate freedom by making your own Uncle Sam hat.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Virtual BSA Program Merit Badge Packets

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Virtual BSA Program: Famous Memorials

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Virtual BSA Program: Famous Speeches

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Voting Rights Word Puzzle

Learn about the history of voting rights with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Women’s History Month Mini Poster

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