Constitution Day Preamble Stack Up

To celebrate Constitution Day, we’re sharing our Preamble Stack Up — a favorite learning and memorization tool for kids!  Begin with “We the People” and race to stack all phrases in the correct order. Download our free printable preamble and complete this easy DIY in minutes.

The Preamble is the opening statement to the United States Constitution.  It helps explain why the Constitution was written.  The Preamble along with the rest of the Constitution was written over a period of about 6 weeks.  Finally, on September 17, 1787 the Constitution was signed by the framers.

Constitution Day Preamble Stack Up Learning & Memorization Tool with Free Printable

Preamble Stack Up

Make your own stackable cups with this simple DIY, then help kids learn and memorize the introduction to the Constitution.

Supplies

18 White Stackable Dollar Store Plastic Cups, with smooth wide area near rim

1 Sheet Clear Sticker Paper (Window Cling works too)

Free Printable HERE

Directions

Download the Free Printable Preamble to the Constitution

Print on clear sticker paper (or window cling).

Carefully cut out each of the 18 phrases:

  • We the People
  • of the United States
  • in order to form a
  • more Perfect Union
  • establish Justice
  • insure Domestic Tranquility
  • provide for the
  • Common Defense
  • promote the
  • General Welfare
  • and secure the
  • Blessings of Liberty
  • to Ourselves
  • and our Posterity
  • do Ordain and Establish
  • this Constitution of the
  • United States
  • of America

Remove backing from sticker paper.  Then, with plastic cup turned upside down, adhere phrase to cup on smooth area near rim.

Constitution Day Preamble Stack Up Learning & Memorization Tool with Free Printable

 

 

Constitution Day Preamble Stack Up Learning & Memorization Tool with Free Printable

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