Are you celebrating 4th July this week? Then why not get creative with the kids and make some of these red, white and blue themed crafts and recipes. What better way to celebrate than with some fun crafts and activities to do with your kids. So here we go our favourite red, white and blue crafts for kids to do at home with you.

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Patriotic Crafts and Activities for Kids

Red, White and Blue Recipes to Cook with Kids

red white and blue cupcakes to make with kids for VE day or Independence day

Why not try making some patriotic cupcakes with the kids with our easy recipe that even your toddlers can do.

landscape picture of a stack of decorated Oreos for Independence Day, the cookies have been dipped in white-candy melts and drizzled with red then sprinkle stars have been added. These are stacked on a wooden table with mini US flags and red, white and blue gems beside

Who doesn’t love Oreos? Well we certainly do and these easy and quick 4th of July Oreo Cookies are so simple to make and the perfect treat for kids and you.

How about a delicious layered red, white and blue drink that the kids will love. Check out how easy it is to make and they can have their own Red, White and Blue mocktail to enjoy as you celebrate.

Dip and drizzle these rice krispie red white and blue treats are great to make with the kids and they will love eating them.

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Easy Patriotic Crafts for Kids

Wind socks look great hanging from your porch or windows and this red white and blue one is ideal to make with kids.

Make some red, white and blue wands and use them with your kids to wave or decorate your garden, window boxes and pots with them to celebrate.

Decorate the door with this colourful patriotic Star Wreath from The Resourceful Mama.

Fill these Easy Red, White and Blue crackers from The Simple Parent with candy and share at your 4th July Picnic or BBQ.

With celebration why not make some of your patriotic fireworks with the kids.

Watch the video and make your own Ribbon Streamers from Simply Designing.

Feeling like celebrating these  Toothpaste Box Firecrackers from The Joys of Boys are colourful and if you are even crafter and want something more permanent then why not make some with wood blocks.

Really easy to make these Bubble Blowers Craft from Pint Sized Treasures will go down a hit with the kids and why not try using our Homemade Bubble Mix just like you Mum made with them.

I would love to scale up this Stained Glass Window Craft from Kindercraze to fit the whole window. Very patriotic and easy for kids of all ages to make too.

One of my favourite Christmas Crafts is to make 3D Paper Stars, but why not adapt them and create your own red, white and blue 3D Paper Stars from Lia Griffith.

Even your tiny tots will love painting with these star ice paints. Great if it’s warm and really colourful too!

So easy to make and you can decorate with red, white and blue circles with this easy confetti bunting to make at home with your kids.

Make these fun patriotic Paper Blowers from Natural Beach Living

This Patriotic Windsock from Hey Let’s Make Stuff which would be ideal for hanging from a tree or porch.

The kids could easily make these red, white and blue Mason Jar Candles from This Grandma is Fun.

Paint your own American Flag with this easy to do craft from Crafty Morning.

Why not make your own easy Liberty Bell with the kids following these instructions.

Make Uncle Sam to help you celebrate with this tutorial from Five Little Chefs.

Send these Fourth of July Firework Rockets from Happiness is Homemade up into the air as you celebrate as a family.

Fun a Day shares 10 patriotic ideas for you to do including some flags and sensory play.

More Ideas for Celebrating Independence Day with Crafts and Activities for Kids

Simple Flag Crafts for Kids to make

Using these red, white and blue ideas for Independence day with your kids then why not see some of our flag crafts to make together to go alongside these ideas.

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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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