How to Raise an American: 1776 Fun and Easy Tools, Tips, and Activities to Help Your Child Love This Country is a book for adults interested in instilling citizenship and a love of our nation in kids. It includes 1776 specific ideas for raising patriotic Americans. Many of these ideas can be incorporated into a Scouting program.
This book offers very ideas about how to grow youth into citizens who understand their rights and duties. Find very specific instructions on how to do things like
- Go on a Scout trip which makes our nation’s past come to life.
- Watch a movie which will spark a discussion about what it means to be an American.
- Have a lively debate about a topic related to citizenship
- Learn the stories of American citizens who shaped our nation
- Celebrate US holidays
So get the book and help your Scouts learn about American history and citizenship.
Also check out the page on citizenship ideas and activities.