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Goddess of Liberty Crown

Make a goddess of liberty crown with your kids to celebrate the fourth of July or Juneteenth, the day the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Be the goddess of liberty at the Juneteenth parade!

How to Make a Goddess of Liberty Crown

What You'll Need:

  • Construction Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Stapler
  • Markers

Step One: A typical Juneteenth parade often has a queen called the Goddess of Liberty. What does she look like? You decide!

Step Two: Make a crown that shows how wonderful it is to be free. Cut out a 10-inch-high piece of construction paper that will be long enough to fit around your head plus a few inches to staple it closed.

Step Three: Cut long, pointed triangle shapes in the long end of the paper to make a crown shape. Cut 2 different-colored pieces of construction paper the same length and with the same pointed triangle shapes at the top. One piece should be 8 inches high, and the other should be 6 inches high.

Step Four: Glue each piece onto the next largest piece, and staple all the ends together. Now you have a beautiful layered crown.

Step Five: Use markers to write Goddess of Liberty on your crown. Decorate it with pretty designs. Put it on your head, and march proudly in the next Fourth of July or Juneteenth parade!

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