7 Ways to Teach Kids About Freedom

When the Independence Day is nearing, we all become more aware of freedom and want to infuse patriotism into our little one. But, 15th August is more than just tri color, flag hoisting and singing the national anthem. We need to take time and celebrate the freedom and also teach its importance to our kids.  The celebration should not last just for a day, it should be forever. Here are

7 Ways to Teach  Kids About Freedom

  1. Explain what is 15th August all About

It is not only a just independence day, it is a historic moment which we got after struggling for 200 years. Independence Day is a very significant day when each India pay respects to all the freedom fighters who have worked hard to provide independence to our country.

  1. Celebrate the Indian Flag
    how to teach kids about freedom

Get a photo of India flag, try to explain the importance of each color on the flag. The saffron colors indicate strength and courage, the white denotes peace and the green color signifies the growth and fertility of our land. Tell them to count the spokes and explain the importance.  Share stories communicating the importance of our national flag, share about Pingali Venkayya, the designer of the Indian flag.

  1. Rejoice the Freedom

Encourage them to share their feelings about freedom, communicate the importance of the freedom which we are enjoying and how we should always use it in a good way. It is great to share opinion and how privileged we are to live in a democratic country without any fear. Take a moment to thank all the freedom fighters who have struggled for our freedom.

  1. Pray for the Freedom Fighters
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After huge sacrifices, struggles, bloodshed, and revolution India has got the Independence. The kids would love to know about brave stories of courage and sacrifices by our leaders. Tell them about the true spirit and courage stories by famous freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh, Mangal Pandey, Subhas Chandra Bose, Mahatma Gandhi etc.

  1. Pray for our Soldiers and Military forces

Explains kids about the major contribution done by our brave soldiers and armed force to keep us well protected from terrorist and other attacks. Their hard work is the reason which allows us to have a peaceful life. They have a hard job and their contribution makes our life easy.

  1. Share your Family’s Stories about Freedom

There can surely be chances that anyone from your family would have served the military or your grandparents might be aware of much interesting freedom fighting stories which they would have passed to you. Share it with your kids and let them know why freedom is very special to them.

  1. DIY Activities
    Fun ways to teach importance of independence day

Another wonderful way to encourage the child to know more about freedom is DIY activities. Ask the kid to color the national flag and teach them the importance of each color, sing Vande Mataram with them, tell them stories of freedom fighter via puppet show etc.

This post is a part of #FreedomBlogTrain hosted by Sneha who blogs at blogsikka and Judy who blogs at theotherbraininc .

7 Ways to Teach Kids About Freedom

 

Thank you Sabeeka from www.momsmethods.com for introducing to the freedom blog train. Check out the next blog post by Amrit who blogs at www.amritkauramy.com

 

 

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13 thoughts on “7 Ways to Teach Kids About Freedom

  • August 17, 2018 at 9:40 am
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    Its very important that children to know about greatness of our country ,our struggle for freedom and persons behind for getting our independence.Thanks for sharing this kind of information.

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  • August 17, 2018 at 1:01 pm
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    Very much happy to see a blog like this on our freedom struggle and greatness of our country, children should know these things at early age itself.

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  • August 19, 2018 at 3:53 am
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    Diy is must as it makes kids understand the importance of thesee thrree color to make them understand the imp

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  • August 20, 2018 at 8:50 am
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    Hey good ideas to make small kids understand what is the actual meaning of Indian Independence Day

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  • August 20, 2018 at 10:46 am
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    Wow great ways to inculcate the feeling and importance of freedom in little one’s mind & heart. Thank you for sharing this.

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  • August 21, 2018 at 9:09 am
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    We celebrate Independence Day with some DIY activities like making a flag and color it … my kids love that and try to give some little information like how many rivers or a variety of nature we have in our country.

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  • August 21, 2018 at 1:30 pm
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    True way to celebrate India’s freedom, explaining the significance about our national flag, freedom fighter and what it means to be Independent.

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  • August 21, 2018 at 4:33 pm
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    Good one…!!..we need to teach this to kids now and then , So that they learn the significance of independence day and thank all those who worked for it.

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  • August 21, 2018 at 4:45 pm
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    these are some simple ways through which kids can learn and understand about our country and the imp of this day

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  • August 23, 2018 at 12:30 pm
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    Children should know the importance of freedom and the struggle pf our national leaders in bringing freedom. That is very good thought.

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  • August 23, 2018 at 1:02 pm
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    Very well explained on how to make children understand the importance of freedom, along with children also need to know the importance of indian army which will inspire them.

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  • August 23, 2018 at 1:06 pm
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    People in india doesn’t have clear idea about our freedom moment teaching children from early days makes them to remember those for their life time.its good idea to teach children and know the importance.

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