National Archives: Patriotic Drum Activity

Create your own patriotic drum to celebrate July 4th!

The National Archives

Make your own patriotic drum with this fun, hands-on activity from the National Archives! Download the PDF with instructions and gather all the materials listed! Send us a picture of what you create! For more information about this activity or about the National Archives, please click Explore Here!

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) preserve and document government and historical records as well as provide public access to those records. Documents used to be recorded by each branch and agency of the U.S. government. However, in 1934, the National Archives was created to centralize federal record-keeping and prevent the loss of records.

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