Betsy Ross Unit Study Resources

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.

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


Betsy Ross Unit Study

Betsy Ross is an American historical icon who was born 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 United States Flag.

Using this Notebooking Page from Notebooking Fairy, write what you have learned in this Betsy Ross Unit Study.

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

This post is part of the iHomeschoolNetwork Famous Birthdays Series. Click on the image below for more great homeschool unit studies for notable January Birthdays.

January Birthday - Betsy Ross

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

A Round Up of Free Printables for Martin Luther King study


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