4th of July Symbols of Freedom

Are you looking for a fun themed way to sing through some patriotic songs for the 4th of July or any other patriotic holiday? You’ll love this activity with cute 4th of July Symbols of Freedom illustrations with cards to draw to pick which song to sing next.

4th of July Patriotic Symbols of Freedom Singing Time activity fun lesson plan with ways to sing that match the symbols or LDS Primary patriotic songs to fit the holiday season! Sing holiday songs or your choice of songs for review. Includes printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

4th of July Symbols of Freedom

How to Play:

Pick one of these two activities – match each card to a song from the Children’s Songbook or to a fun matching action with your songs of choice!

Shuffle the cards into a bowl or display them on a table. Let a child come up and pick a card. Flip the card over to the back to see which song to sing or action to use!

4th of July Symbol cards with LDS Primary Songs

Continue to pick a new card and a new matching song or activity! You can optionally let them pick from all the options each time (allow repeats) or add the ones that you’ve done up to the board and pick a new card each time.

Symbols of Freedom & Patriotic Songs:

Write your choice of song on the back of each matching symbol. Here’s some Patriotic song ideas you could include! Or, pick your own mix of songs for Program review.

4th of July Symbol cards with LDS Primary Songs
  • USA Flag – My Flag, My Flag #225
  • Bald Eagle – Oh How We Love to Stand #279 *Oh how we love to fly! Substitute “fly” for “shake”
  • Red, White & Blue Stars – Our Primary Colors #258 *Can substitute Yellow for White if desired or sing it as it is. “White for purity”
  • Statue of Liberty – Stand for the Right #159
  • Liberty Bell – Hinges #277
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Dare to Do Right #131
  • White House – The 12th Article of Faith #131
  • Vote – Stand Up #278
  • United States of America – My Country #224
  • Fireworks – My Hands #273
  • *Alternate Hymns: America the Beautiful #338, My Country ‘Tis of Thee #339, The Star-Spangled Banner #340
Bowl of 4th of July action cards with 1-page list

Pick a Card Actions:

Use one of these fun actions to match with the symbols! You can included the ones I’ve listed here or come up with your own combination.

  • USA Flag – Wave dance scarves like a flag along with the melody.
  • Bald Eagle – Hold your arms out like wings, fly in your spot while you sing.
  • Red, White & Blue Stars – Divide the room into 3 groups, hold up a color to switch who sings!
  • Statue of Liberty – Hold up your torch! Use finger lights and point one finger to the ceiling.
  • Liberty Bell – Ring jingle bell bracelets with each word
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Cross your heart or salute while you sing
  • White House – Take a trip around the White House – March in place
  • Vote – Take a vote – (Kids sing or teachers sing)
  • United States of America – Popcorn sing each child sings one word then united sing the chorus all together!
  • Fireworks – Jump with arms and legs out like a firework on a keyword
Pioneer family cut outs with supplies for a pioneer day singing time game

Head over next to see this cute Pioneer Day themed activity to Fill the Wagon!

4th of July Symbols of Freedom Printables

The free in-post printables for this post includes a 1-page printable with the symbols and song titles that you can hand to your pianist! Then, it includes a 1-page of all the symbols with song title cards. Cut them out and put them in a bowl to draw one to pick the song to sing.

4th of July Symbol cards with LDS Primary Songs
4th of July Symbols of Freedom Singing time ideas for Primary Music Leaders INSTANT Primary Singing Extended Printables

You’ll find larger 1/4 sheet, 1/2 page and full page symbol cards and black and white printables included in the INSTANT Primary Singing Membership in the July Book of Mormon packet. Or, pick it up in my shop here.

4th of July Patriotic Symbols of Freedom Singing Time activity fun lesson plan with ways to sing that match the symbols or LDS Primary patriotic songs to fit the holiday season! Sing holiday songs or your choice of songs for review. Includes printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

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For another fun themed 4th of July activity, head over to see this Pin the Star on the Flag singing time idea!

4th of July Pin the Star on the Flag! Try this fun patriotic singing time game by pinning the star on the flag while reviewing songs for LDS Primary Music Leaders.

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