6 Ways to Celebrate Constitution Day with Your Family | HSLDA Store 40% Off SALE!

2017_9_Constitution Day Sale_Actual Final

Constitution Day is fast approaching!

This Sunday, September 17th, marks the 230th anniversary of the momentous signing of the US constitution! Constitution Day encourages us to reflect on our nation’s history and the privileges we enjoy today due to the faithful work of the men who painstakingly labored to preserve our freedom.

Here are some ideas to celebrate Constitution Day with your family!

1. INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS:

  • Schoolhouse Rock teaches children the preamble to the constitution through song
  • Younger kids will enjoy this episode of Liberty’s Kids, a cartoon series about colonial children who witness key historical events during the Revolutionary War
  • Watch history come to life in A More Perfect Union, a video reenacting the debates and conversations surrounding the Continental Congress.
  • Get a tour behind the vaults of the National Archives with this video

2. REENACTMENTS – Make it fun! If you have anything colonially themed, why not have your kids dress up? And if you have someone whose talents tend towards the theatrical side, have them dramatically read the preamble to the constitution! Take the time when you’re gathered to discuss topics relating to the constitution, like the founder’s intentions, the importance of the constitution, the freedoms we enjoy, and how we can help to preserve that freedom. 

3.COOKING – Try some recipes from the colonial area! Here are some sites and recipes:

4. LEARN ABOUT THE FOUNDERS – This website gives some brief Take some time to study the lesser-known signers of the constitution!

5. QUIZZES AND GAMES

6. HSLDA SALE – Last but not least, in honor Constitution Day, HSLDA is having a 40% off sale on constitution-related supplies from September 16 – September 22! Here are three products in particular that will cultivate constitutional savviness!

  • Our Constitution Rocks –As Darren Jones, HSLDA Staff Attorney, says, “…Juliette Turner does a terrific job of going through our founding document, taking each section and showing what it means, why it’s in there, and how it’s been used through the years…Each Article and Amendment is clearly explained, including controversies over what they mean, and lots of interesting facts and tidbits of trivia are thrown in. This book is an excellent introduction to our Constitution, and I would recommend it highly.”

Store2

  • iCitizen – The course highlights the purpose of the Constitution, the structure of America’s government and economic system, the role of American diplomacy, expressions of patriotism, and provides an introduction to American parties and politics. In addition, you can count this towards civics credit on your transcript!

Store

  •  Constitutional Literacy with Michael FarrisJoin Michael Farris as he delves into the history of our nation’s most important document and provides the training to turn America back towards a proper understanding of American Liberty. In addition to the 40% off sale, the exciting news is that this incredible educational resource has been repackaged so that the price is now $54.99 instead of $95!

Store3

 May you and your family have a wonderful Constitution Day!

-HSLDA Team

Photo Credit: Graphic design by Anna Soltis.

No comments yet.

What are your thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: