Flag Day

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress

  • 11 craft sticks
  • Red paint
  • White paint
  • Blue construction paper
  • White gel pen or white paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Glue

Paintfive sticks red and four sticks white. Allow the paint to dry. 2-inch square out of the blue construction paper and paint 9 white stars.  Let dry and make the flag :

  1. Break one of the remaining craft sticks in half.
  2. Line up the red and white craft sticks in alternating colors side by side one another and flip them over so their backs face up.
  3. Glue the long remaining craft stick down the right side of the backs of the painted sticks so it extends past the bottom.
  4. Glue one of the two broken pieces down the center of the painted sticks, and the remaining half down the left side.
  5. Allow the glue to dry, then flip the sticks over.
  6. Glue the blue construction paper square to the upper left-hand corner of your flag. Allow the glue to dry.

Flag quilt by Pat Sloan

https://patsloan.typepad.com/files/pat-sloan-grand-ole-flag-bonus-pattern-directions.pdf

Flag Cake:

https://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/flag-cake/d6033c40-21a7-4684-bba0-bcac1ffb7a08

1 box yellow cake mix Water,

vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box 

1 container creamy vanilla frosting or whipped vanilla frosting

1/3 cup fresh blueberries

1 pint (2 cups) fresh strawberries, stems removed, strawberries cut in half

Steps

  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13×9-inch pan. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • Place cake on tray. Frost top and sides of cake with frosting.
  • For flag design, arrange blueberries on upper left corner of frosted cake to create stars; arrange strawberries in rows over frosted cake to create stripes. Serve immediately. Store covered in refrigerator.
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