Making a Patriotic Collage

patriotic-collage

Making a Patriotic Collage

To make a patriotic collage, start with a poster board or large piece of construction paper. I like to choose a color instead of starting with white. My kids chose blue, but you could also start with red. It should be one of the colors of the American flag. Now cut out pictures from magazines that remind you of being an American, like an eagle, Mount Rushmore, or some American soldiers. You can do the entire collage just with pictures from magazines, with people eating apple pie, playing baseball, or doing any other typical American activity.

patriotic-poster

Write β€œAmerica” on the top in bubble letters, and color in the letters with red, white, and blue crayons or colored pencils. You could also cut out bubble letters from construction paper or use large alphabet stickers instead. You can add patriotic cloth or napkins with the American flag to add texture. Color a map of the United States, and cut it out and glue it to your poster. Overlap all your pictures so that there is no poster showing except for the title. Now your gorgeous patriotic collage is finished. Hang it up on the wall for everyone to enjoy.

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12 Responses to “Making a Patriotic Collage”

  1. Eric Rappe says:

    I love it. I would be able to make one just with pictures of my imediate family in uniform! Every one of us has served or is serving in the military. My dad did three tours in Nam and retired after a tour in Afghanistan. Go Red White and Blue!

  2. Kisa says:

    I like the first collage a lot. πŸ™‚ I’ve never really been very good at, or really enjoyed making collages, but I’ve had to help the kids make a few for school so far.

  3. Cher says:

    Great post and love the collages – I love to make vision boards so much fun πŸ™‚

  4. Samantha G. says:

    Awww… Now those were the days. I was homeschooled up through 7th grade. LOVED it and the projects like this. Thanks for sharing!

  5. That looks like fun! πŸ™‚ We used to do flag shirt pictures every year. We’re big on patriotic.

  6. Jess Benoit says:

    What a great idea! Thanks πŸ™‚

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