Make your own popsicle stick American flags with PBS Kids! Flags are designed to signify their country using symbols and colors. Flags are a way for nations to represent themselves to other nations by sharing their symbols. The colors of the American flag, red, white and blue were chosen because they symbolize valor, purity, and justice! Make your own mini American flags to celebrate Independence Day! For more information about this activity or about PBS Kids, please click Explore Here!