Looking for creative and fun ideas for celebrating the 4th of July? Then why not browse these fun activities and crafts for Independence day. 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

Have fun this 4th of July for American Independence day with our favourite crafts, activities and ideas that my US friends and family love to do with their kids.

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Red, White and Blue Recipes to Cook with Kids

4th July Oreo Cookies

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A simple recipe for kids to make a delicious treat for the 4th of July with these easy Independence Day Oreo Cookies.
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4th of July Fruit Salad with Tortilla Stars

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Easy and quick to make a delicious dessert for Independence day with homemade Tortilla Chip Stars.
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Mini American Flag Pizzas for Independence Day

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A simple and easy snack for kids to make for the 4th of July. This mini flag pizza is tasty and quick. Perfect for family picnics and parties.
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How to make Red, White, and Blue Drink with Perfect Layers

Who is ready for Summer and the 4th of July!? I am! Last year we made the cutest red, white, and blue drink – both for adults and kids. Today I thought I
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Red White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats

These Red, White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats are perfect for summer fun. With the Fourth of July coming up in just a few months, the dessert planning needs to begin! Here’s the deal. During
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Easy Crafts for Independence Day for Kids to Make

Check out these simple crafts that kids can easily make for the 4th of July.

4th of July Kids Craft, Rock Tic Tac Toe Stars and Stripes Game

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A fun craft for kids to make for the 4th of July, this rock-painted set of stars and stripes is quick to make and great to play.
Full instructions here!

Fun and Easy Patriotic Placemat Toddler Craft for the 4th of July

Preschool craft for Independence day to make a simple placemat with cookie cutter stars
A fun toddler and preschool craft for the 4th of July to create some star printed placemats that can used for the celebrations.
Materials and Instructions Here!

Red, White & Blue Windsock

A simple project for little hands to make! These Red , White & Blue Windsocks are perfect to display for Independence Day Celebrations.
Instructions on how to make here!

Red White and Blue Star Wand Craft

4th of July Wands - Show your spirit with some patriotic red, white, and blue ribbon star wands. DIY patriotic star wands are perfect for memorial day, the 4th of July, and make a great no-sew felt party favor for any red, white, and blue themed event.
Full instructions click here!

Patriotic Star Wreath Craft for Kids

Decorate your door with a homemade wreath with red and blue stars so simple to make and a quick craft that looks great.
Instructions on how to make here!

Kids Craft: 4th of July Rockets

Create your own fireworks rockets with the kids with this simple cardboard tube craft for kids to create for the 4th of July.
Full instructions here

4th of July Ribbon Streamers | Simply Designing with Ashley

How beautiful are these simple streamers ideal for celebrating and waving at your 4th of July Parties and get togethers.
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Toothpaste Box Firecrackers - The Joys of Boys

Fun and simple Toothpaste box firecrackers for the 4th of July, easy for kids to make and look great.
Go here for the full tutorial
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Patriotic Craft: Paper Straw Bubble Blowers · Pint-sized Treasures

DIY Patriotic Bubble blowers are a super easy craft made with paper straws and washi-tape. DIY bubble solution included!
Instructions click here!

Why not try using our Homemade Bubble Mix just like you Mum made with them.

Patriotic Craft Window Decorations: A Visual Tutorial

Have your kindergartners make these patriotic stained glass window decorations and patriotic hats for your classroom! These are perfect for Memorial Day!
See how this is made here!

Make a Few Paper Stars For Fourth of July Decor

Make these fun red, white and blue paper stars for your Fourth of July decor. Pattern and tutorial included.
Tutorial Here!

Frozen Star Painting

Keep cool and get creative with your little ones this 4th of July with these fun and patriotic star ice paints for Independence Day.
How to Make Click Here!

Patriotic Confetti Bunting - Inspired by Family

Confetti Bunting! It quickly turns your dessert table or party into FABULOUS! Get creative with your decor and make some confetti bunting that is just right for your 4th of July Party.
How to Make here!
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A printable activity set of fun and games for kids to celebrate the 4th of July.

4th of July Craft Idea Patriotic Kids Blower - Natural Beach Living

4th of July Craft Idea Patriotic Kids Blower - Natural Beach Living
You’ll LOVE this Patriotic Craft Blower, It’s a cute Patriotic Craft Idea for Kids, Paper Tube Crafts are easy and cheap craft ideas for kids
Instructions and more ideas here!

Scrapbusting Patriotic Windsock

Use ribbon and other scraps to make this patriotic windsock! It’s the perfect outdoor decor for the 4th of July and Memorial Day. A great scrapbusting project!
See how to make it here!

4th of July Mason Jar Candles

These simple Mason Jar Candles are perfect for lighting up the evening festivities for your Independence Day parties and so easy to make.
See how to make them here!

Pom-Pom American Flag Painting Craft for Kids - Crafty Morning

Have your kids make a pom-pom American Flag craft for a 4th of July or Memorial Day art project.
Click here for instructions on how to make with your kids.

Liberty Bell Craft for Kids

Learn some fun American history as you make this simple Liberty Bell craft together with your kids.
See how to make it here!

4th of July Uncle Sam Craft

Have a go at creating your own Uncle Sam with the kids in preparation for the 4th of July.
Instructions on how to make here!

Simple American Flag Craft

Make a simple American Flag with your little kids this 4th of July it's so easy and they will love to wave and share with family and friends.
See full instructions here!

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, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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