Betsy Ross & The American Flag Unit Study

January is an opportune time to do a Betsy Ross Unit Study in your homeschool. I have pulled together a few fun and educational printables and activities to create a mini-unit study to learn a little more about Ms. Ross and the American Flag.

Betsy Ross American Flag Unit Study.

This Betsy Ross Unit Study has activities for multiple ages, from preschool to elementary.

Betsy Ross is an American historical icon who was born on January 1, 1752.  Legend has it that Betsy Ross made the first American Flag.

Both young and older students can color this page while reading aloud from this biography from

Visit one of the homes of Betsy Ross in this Virtual Tour.

This free Readers Theater script presents briefly the story of the first flag of the United States of America and would make a great dramatic arts project for older students.

This freebie from Primary Smarties on TpT has a biography mini-book, timeline activity, & more!

Create your own American Flag with red and white construction paper and use this tutorial to cut out your own Five Point Star.

Learn the History of the American Flag with this worksheet from

Watch this video about Betsy Ross and the First American Flag.

Using this Notebooking Page from Notebooking Fairy, write what you have learned about Betsy Ross and The First American Flag.

I hope this Betsy Ross & The American Flag Unit Study has been helpful for you and your homeschool.

You might also be interested in this notable January birthday unit study round up about Martin Luther King Jr.

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  1. Kristina McRaney

    I have a 3rd grader and a 4th grader and we are transitioning to homeschool from public school. What do I start with?

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