4th of July Grid Game

Independence Day is coming up! Here’s a quick little math game to play to get in the mood: 4th of July Grid Game!

Free Math Printables for Kids: Play a 4th of July Grid Game with your kids and help them practice their math skills at the same time!

Material for 4th of July Grid Game

How to play the 4th of July Grid Game

Print out the single page in the PDF file (see below) and start playing with no further preparation.

Simply round up some manipulatives {think plastic or glass gems, mini erasers, counting chips, crackers, etc.}, roll a die, and cover that number of squares going left to right and top to bottom until all pictures are covered.

One person can play it alone, you can play it as a cooperative game or print it out twice and make it competitive. It’s a quick and simple way to sneak in some math practice and fine motor skills during summer vacation.

What does the 4th of July Grid Game look like?

The game includes 30 squares that show a total of six different 4th of July- (or generally patriotic) themed images:

  • an American flag,
  • a cupcake with blue frosting and red and white star sprinkles,
  • a barbecue with two sausages,
  • a girl in red, white, and blue clothing holding a cupcake,
  • a boy in red, white, and blue clothing,
  • and an ice cream cone with white ice cream and red and blue star sprinkles.

The images repeat five times. They’re mostly just for decoration and to make the game more engaging. The images don’t have any impact on the way the game is played.

Free Math Printables for Kids: Play a 4th of July Grid Game with your kids and help them practice their math skills at the same time!

Other ways to use the printable 4th of July Grid Game:

  • For those with a longer attention span, you could count out the number of manipulatives and put them on one square instead of one manipulative on one square.
  • Don’t want to play a grid game? Don’t have a die on hand? For an alternative way to use this printable, you could cut out the individual squares, discard one line and play a simple memory or matching game that has two pairs of each of the six 4th-of-July images.

Check out this fun digital 4th-of July-themed LEGO activity!

Ten fun and engaging EDITABLE Independence Day-themed digital LEGO challenges for distance learning with Google Slides and Google Classroom. Students can practice skills such as copying & pasting, dragging & dropping, typing in text boxes, and counting in a super-engaging way.

Ten fun and engaging EDITABLE Independence Day-themed digital LEGO challenges for distance learning with Google Slides and Google Classroom. Students can practice skills such as copying & pasting, dragging & dropping, typing in text boxes, and counting in a super-engaging way.

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Looking for other activities for the 4th of July or other patriotic occasions?

4th of July Beginning Sound Cards

Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes

4th of July I Spy

Red, White, and Blue Water Sensory Bin

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  1. the link for the grid game goes to a page that says it doesn’t exist. Tried clicking on the image and the text. both go to the “does not exist” page. Any chance you can fix the link? Can you please email me the correct link?

    1. Thanks for letting me know! I fixed it, and I’m sending you the link right now 🙂 Thanks for continuing to be so awesome and supportive!