Independence Day Lessons
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In 2025, the 4th of July falls on a Friday! (Which means you're going to need a lesson that Sunday all about Independence Day!)

If you are searching for a patriotic lesson for children or youth to use on the 4th of July, Flag Day, or Patriot's Day, you can find them right here at Sunday School Center!

Take a look at these FREE Sunday School Lessons for the 4th of July for children and teens!

FOR CHILDREN: (Ages 7-12)
The children in your class are going to love this patriotic lesson on freedom along with its fun American flag craft! Preview and Download the lesson along with its craft and game now!

Independence Day Lesson for Children
Written for children 7-12 years old

American Flag Craft for Children
This is a great craft and a lot of fun!

FOR YOUTH: (Ages 12-18)
The teens in your Youth Group will learn how our Founding Fathers held that we have certain rights which are endowed to us by our Creator. They will also discuss the source of our freedoms and blessings.

Psalm 33:12 "Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD..."

Independence Day Lesson for Youth

Including the fun, new island game: "Rights or Wrongs?"

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Overview of Children's Lesson and Craft:

This Independence Day lesson is written for children ages 7-12 and includes suggestions for a craft and a game.

The children will learn about how, as Americans, we celebrate our freedom on July 4th. And how, as believers in Christ, we can celebrate our freedom every day, because Jesus has set us free from sin and death!

The children will learn the meaning of the colors of our flag.

  • RED - Courage
  • WHITE - Purity
  • BLUE - Faithfulness

They will also discuss how Jesus was courageous, pure and faithful!

John 8:36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

The children will use red, white and blue construction paper, along with star stickers, to create an American flag!

Overview of Teen's Lesson and Game:

Teens will learn about our rights, which are endowed to us by our Creator, as described in the Declaration of Independence. They will also discuss how our freedoms and blessings have their origins in the LORD God.

In Genesis 18:18 God promised Abraham that all nations on earth would be blessed through him. Students will learn that this promise was fulfilled in the coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

Psalm 33:12 – Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD…

Genesis 18:18 – Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.

John 8:36 – So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

GAME: Rights or Wrongs?
It seems that members of your Youth Group have been stranded on several different deserted islands. Now they have 10 minutes to come up with a list of "Rights" that everyone on their island will have.

But, are there more "Rights" or "Wrongs" on their lists? You and the others will decide when all the lists are read out loud!

Sit back, relax, and work on your tan, while your island groups work on their lists! But be ready for some noisy fun in the sun when its time to vote on Rights or Wrongs!

Here's hoping you don't get voted off the island!

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