The Liberty Bell
Mrs. Lane loves music, and bells! So today you will learn about the Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell is one of America's symbols of freedom. Let's learn about the bell's history today and engineer a bell of our own! Let freedom ring!

Today’s Activities

American Symbols: Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell bears a timeless message: “Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof”


Write these sentences on large paper:

  • Here is the bell.
  • It is big.

Now, cut the sentences apart. Can you put them back in order so they make sense? Practice reading the sentences.


Superhero Sing-Along is all about getting kids up and active with our fun and upbeat original kids songs hosted by superheroes. Count to one hundred with Captain America!

Engineer a bell

You will need a string, a large bead, a tin can (or small ceramic pot, or other material that will make a sound.)

Field trip

Take a virtual field top to see the Liberty Bell.

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In-Hand Resources


The Liberty Bell In Hand Packet

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