All About Flag Day

Resources for younger and older kids

By Kristin Fouts June 13, 2021

June 14 is Flag Day in the U.S., but what does that mean? According to the Veterans Administration, both President Wilson (1916) and President Coolidge (1927) issued proclamations calling for a nationwide observation of Flag Day on this particular day, but it wasn't until August 1949 that Congress approved the request and was signed by President Truman.

I've compiled a short list of resources to help your family learn more about this day, which commemorates the creation of our grand old flag. Also included: rules and tips regarding flag use and retirement.

For Younger Children (K-5)

For Older Children

Flag Etiquette