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4th of July Crafts for Kids

4th of July Crafts for Kids - Kids love to celebrate the 4th by going to the parades, parties, and seeing the fireworks, but these fun and easy crafts will just enhance that joy.

So get ready to celebrate the stars and stripes! This bunch of awesomeness is just waiting for you guys to get crafty and festive.

Collage of 4th of July Crafts for Kids to make

We can't believe summer is already here, but it's true and Independence Day is right around the corner too.

Keep those little hands busy with these easy-to-make, and fantastic fun fourth of July crafts for kids and you can even work on their fine motor skills this summer.

Each of these ideas uses simple, everyday supplies, and would be perfect for showing off your patriotic spirit.

Why you'll love these Fourth of July Crafts for Kids!

  • Creativity and Expression:

    4th of July crafts provide an excellent opportunity for children to unleash their creativity and express themselves artistically. They can explore different materials, colors, and textures while creating unique patriotic masterpieces.

  • Bonding and Quality Time:

    Engaging in crafts with kids during the 4th of July allows for quality bonding time. It's a chance to collaborate, share ideas, and work together towards a common goal, fostering a sense of togetherness and family connection.

  • Educational Value:

    Crafts offer a hands-on learning experience for kids. Through 4th of July crafts, children can learn about the significance of Independence Day, the history of their country, and the importance of patriotism in a fun and interactive way.

  • Fine Motor Skills Development:

    Engaging in crafts helps refine fine motor skills in children. Cutting, gluing, drawing, and painting all contribute to the development of hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and precision.

  • Decorative and Memorable Keepsakes:

    4th of July crafts often result in beautiful decorations or keepsakes that can be displayed and cherished for years to come. They serve as reminders of the fun-filled celebrations and create lasting memories for both kids and their families.

  • Fun and Festive Atmosphere:

    Crafting adds an extra layer of excitement and festivity to 4th of July celebrations. It allows kids to actively participate in the preparation for the holiday, making them feel involved and contributing to the overall joyful atmosphere.

Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids to Make!

Popsicle Stick Uncle Sam Craft for Kids collage of both versions

1. Popsicle Stick Uncle Sam Craft

Uncle Sam wants YOU to enjoy this simple and inexpensive popsicle stick tutorial!

Create this fun and easy popsicle stick flag magnet with your kiddos today. Great craft for Memorial Day, Flag Day and the Fourth of July.

2. Popsicle Stick Flag Craft

Get ready for the summer holidays with this patriotic American flag craft. Such an easy craft for even the smallest crafters.

3. Red, White, and Blue Popsicle Craft

Your kids can use those craft popsicle sticks to make their own 3D popsicles, a fun project for a rainy or hot summer day.

4. Clay Pot Uncle Sam Craft

This terra-cotta pot and saucer plus a recycled soup can transform into a fun Uncle Sam craft to decorate your home this Fourth of July.

Wooden Spoon Uncle Sam Craft on a white wooden background.

5. Wooden Spoon Uncle Sam Craft

This wooden spoon Uncle Sam craft brings a touch of patriotic charm to your home décor.

6. Wooden Spoon Bald Eagle Craft

This simple wooden spoon eagle craft will help you unleash your creativity and learn how to transform simple wooden spoons into a magnificent eagle.

7. 4th of July Popsicle Stick Star Hanger

This fun and engaging DIY project for kids combines popsicle sticks and imagination to create a charming star-shaped hanger.

8. Popsicle Stick 4th of July Rockets

Engage their imagination with this easy DIY project that uses popsicle sticks to create vibrant and colorful 4th of July rockets.

Popsicle Stick Bald Eagle craft on a white shiplap background.

9. Popsicle Stick Bald Eagle Craft

Learn how to transform simple popsicle sticks into a majestic symbol of freedom.

Popsicle Stick Firecracker craft on a white shiplap background

10. Popsicle Stick Firecracker 4th of July Craft for Kids

Ignite your imagination and learn how to create stunning firecracker decorations using popsicle sticks, unleashing a burst of creativity and fun.

11. 4th of July Paper Lanterns
Crafting Chicks

"Here is a fun Kid’s Craft for your upcoming 4th of July Festivities-Summer Paper Lanterns, 4th of July Style." - Crafting Chicks

12. Handprint Fireworks
Ava's Alphabet

Gather up the kids and make this darling patriotic craft project. Perfect for Memorial Day or the 4th of July!

13. Toilet Roll Fireworks Craft
Start at Home Decor

Fireworks painting is a quick and easy 4th of July kids' craft activity that will keep little ones entertained. Use a paper plate to dip the "sponges"

14. Patriotic Ribbon Crown
Fun 365 By Oriental Trading

"These patriotic ribbon crowns are the perfect July 4th craft for your kids! Sport your patriotic pride with the red, white, and blue ribbon." - Fun 365 with Oriental Trading

15. Patriotic Necklace Craft
Buggy & Buddy

"These patriotic necklaces are super easy to make and provide a wonderful opportunity for patterning and fine motor practice." - Buggy and Buddy

16. 4th of July String Art
Easy Peasy & Fun

"This string art star will make a lovely display for the 4th of July, but you can also use a string in different colors to make this a year-round project." - Easy Peasy and Fun

17. Toilet Roll American Eagles
Crafts By Amanda

"To help kids celebrate and learn more about our nation’s bird, I’ll show you how easy it is to make this cardboard tube bald eagle." - Crafts By Amanda

18. Toilet Roll 4th of July Rockets
Happiness is Homemade

"Have fun with it! We glittered, painted, and decoupaged patterned papers onto our tubes." - Happiness Is Homemade

19. Handprint 4th of July Wreath
Decorating with Dodi

So many adorable 4th of July crafts for kids to make in this bunch!!

20. USA Star DIY Pencil Topper
Easy Peasy and Fun

"Need a fun craft project for Independence day? Why not make a USA Star DIY pencil topper or two (or three)!" - Easy Peasy and Fun

21. Dying Flowers for the 4th of July
Artful Parent

22. Popsicle Stick Star Streamers
Happiness is Homemade

Crafted from colorful popsicle sticks, these star-shaped streamers will bring a sparkling and fun atmosphere to your event.

23. Tissue Paper Sparklers
One Little Project

These enchanting DIY decorations are sure to ignite excitement at any celebration. Made from vibrant tissue paper, these sparklers bring a touch of magic and elegance to your special event.

24. Star Suncatchers
Crafts By Amanda

hese captivating DIY creations add a celestial touch to any window or outdoor area. Crafted with care using translucent materials, these suncatchers capture the sunlight and scatter beautiful rays of color and light throughout your surroundings.

25. Salt Painted Fireworks
The Best Ideas for Kids

Experience an explosion of creativity with Salt Painted Fireworks! This unique art technique combines salt, paint, and imagination to create stunning firework-inspired masterpieces. Perfect for kids and adults alike, Salt Painted Fireworks allow you to unleash your artistic side and watch vibrant colors burst and spread in mesmerizing patterns.

26. Pop Up Firework
Kids Craft Room

Another great 4th of July Crafts for Kids option

27. Perler Bead American Flag
I Heart Crafty Things

Show your patriotic spirit with the Perler Bead American Flag! This DIY craft project allows you to create a stunning rendition of the iconic American flag using colorful Perler beads. Whether you're celebrating Independence Day, Memorial Day, or simply displaying your love for the USA, the Perler Bead American Flag is a fantastic way to showcase your creativity and patriotism.

28. Patriotic Sidewalk Chalk
Artsy Fartsy Mama

Bring a burst of patriotic pride to your sidewalks with Patriotic Sidewalk Chalk! This fun and vibrant sidewalk chalk set allow you to create dazzling red, white, and blue designs that celebrate your love for your country.

29. Patriotic Parade Stick Craft
Crafts By Amanda

Add a rhythmic and patriotic flair to parades with the Patriotic Parade Stick Craft! This festive accessory is perfect for celebrating national holidays, community events, or sports victories. With its vibrant colors and spirited design, the Parade Stick brings a lively and energetic atmosphere to any procession.

30. Paper Plate Star Wreath
The Resourceful Mama

This delightful DIY craft transforms ordinary paper plates into stunning star-shaped wreaths that add a whimsical charm to any room or occasion. With simple materials and easy-to-follow instructions, creating your own Paper Plate Star Wreath is a fun and creative project for all ages.

31. Paper Tube American Flag
School Time Snippets

This DIY craft project transforms ordinary paper tubes into a stunning representation of the American flag. Perfect for Independence Day, Memorial Day, or any patriotic celebration, the Paper Tube American Flag is a creative and meaningful way to showcase your love for your country.

32. Paper Plate Patriotic Purses
Handmade Charlotte

Carry your patriotic spirit in style with Paper Plate Patriotic Purses! These DIY creations turn ordinary paper plates into charming and festive purses, perfect for Independence Day, Memorial Day, or any patriotic celebration.

33. Magazine Mosaic Flag
Crafts By Amanda

This captivating DIY craft project allows you to create a stunning flag design using recycled magazine pages. Each piece carefully cut and arranged forms a unique mosaic pattern, adding texture and depth to your artwork.

34. Toilet Roll 4th of July Hat
Pink Stripey Socks

Get into the festive spirit with the Toilet Roll 4th of July Hat! This creative and whimsical DIY craft project turns ordinary toilet rolls into unique and patriotic hats, perfect for celebrating Independence Day in style.

35. DIY 4th of July Sparkler Tshirt
Mom Endeavors

Light up your 4th of July celebration with the DIY 4th of July Sparkler T-shirt! This exciting and creative DIY project allows you to design and customize your own patriotic T-shirt that sparkles and shines like a firework display.

36. Tissue Paper Flower
Crafts By Amanda

Tissue Paper Flowers bring a burst of color and a delicate charm to your decor. With their easy-to-follow instructions and endless customization options, creating these stunning flowers is a delightful and rewarding experience.

We hope you found a fun craft to celebrate one of our favorite holidays.

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