We’re pulling out all of our red, white, and blue decorations in preparation for the Fourth of July! What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with some fun crafts and activities to do with your kids. As a bonus, these crafts can also be used for Memorial Day as well! Here are our favourite patriotic crafts and activities for kids.
Patriotic Crafts and Activities for Kids
Check out how to make these Patriotic Folding Craft Stick Craft from Danielle’s Place as well as all of the other crafts that she listed there are some fantastic ideas there.
Decorate the door with this Patriotic Star Wreath Craft from The Resourceful Mama.
Paint your own American Flag with this easy to do craft from Crafty Morning.
Make your own Liberty Bell from a Cup with this easy step by step guide from Preschool Crafts for Kids.
Make Uncle Sam to help you celebrate with this tutorial from Five Little Chefs.
Fill these DIY Paper Poppers from The Simple Parent with candy and share at your 4th July Picnic or BBQ.
Send these Fourth of July Firework Rockets from Happiness is Homemade up into the air as you celebrate as a family.
Watch the video and make your own Fourth of July Ribbon Streamers from Simply Designing.
Decorate your home with these Toothpaste Box Firecrackers from The Joys of Boys
I love this Fourth of July Flag Craft from Frugal Family Home. It would make a great alternative to bunting to decorate for the festivities.
This is one that is sure to be a hit with the kids make their own Patriotic Window Clings with these easy to follow instructions from Chica Circle.
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 4th July 3D Paper Stars from Lia Griffith.
Fun a Day shares 10 patriotic ideas for you to do including some flags and sensory play.
The Bald Eagle is such a symbol of the USA that this Bald Eagle Craft and some science from JDaniel4s Mom is begging to be made – check out the book recommendation as well.
Even your tiny tots can get in the swing of things and House of a Thousand Dreams shares their Patriotic Week of Tots School – I’ve got to make the t-shirts with the kids what a fun fabric craft.
Mama’s Little Muse has a fun “stay cool” patriotic Painting with some star ice painting especially in the height of summer – you could easily swap the paint for food colouring and water if like me you have a little one that eats everything.
Create some patriotic bunting to decorate the home with this confetti bunting from Inspired by Familia.
Have some sensory play fun with Healthy Mama Info’s 4 fantastic sensory play ideas for patriotic sensory fun.
Make these fun 4th of July Paper Blowers from Natural Beach Living
Make your own Tie Dye Flag T-shirts with this tutorial from Doodle Craft
Create 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 Patriotic Mason Jar Candles from This Grandma is Fun.
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