We all agree that July 4th is a super fun and important day. Who doesn’t love the fireworks, the food and of course patriotism. So today, July 4th, we created fun coloring facts!
Our July 4th printable facts include two coloring pages of fun Independence Day facts. The main goal is to learn and have fun at the same time!
Fun facts for July 4th printable sheets
You can use these Independence Day facts as educational coloring pages, share these fun historical facts about the history of July 4th with friends, or put your child’s knowledge to the test and see how much they know about Independence Day. Or do they all, why not?
Our July 4th historical facts can be printed in two ways – full color or black and white. Both are available in one download and you can choose to print all or the section you want (see button below).
This two-page PDF is perfect for the home, classroom, or virtual learning environment for kids to have fun while learning about Independence Day.
July 4th, interesting facts for children
- Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th each year in the United States.
- The majority of the Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson.
- Every July 4th, the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia rings (not rings) thirteen times in honor of the original thirteen colonies.
- The Liberty Bell has not rung since 1846 to prevent further damage.
- The Liberty Bell weighs 2080 pounds!
- During the July 4th celebrations, Americans eat approximately 150 million hot dogs.
- Fireworks, as a tradition of Independence Day, go back to the first anniversary in 1777.
- Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4, 1826, just hours in a row on the 50th anniversary of Independence Day.
- July 4th was not considered a federal holiday until 1870, nearly 100 years after the nation was founded.
- On July 4, 1776, there were 2.5 million people in the United States, compared to a population of about 330 million in 2019.
- The stars on the original American flag were in a circle so all colonies would appear the same.
- There are 33 places in the United States, such as counties, monuments, or parks, that contain the word “Liberty”.
- The city of Bristol, Rhode Island, has been home to the oldest contiguous Fourth of July Parade since 1785.
If you print the black and white version …
Tell your kids to grab their crayons and crayons to fill in the blanks on these coloring pages that celebrate our country’s rich history as they learn facts about Independence Day.
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