7 Patriotic 4th of July Crafts

Are you getting ready to celebrate Independence Day? We are — with red, white, and blue 4th of July crafts! Many are easy enough for a toddler to “help” with, but all are festive and fun! Make beforehand for cute holiday decor…or save for a fun party activity, to keep kids active while they’re waiting for the grill.

1. Patriotic Rocks


These simple, festive stones are a great last-minute 4th of July craft. Perfect for weighing down tablecloths or fun table decor!

2. Ice Cream Sandwich Party Bites


All you need to make these festive ice cream treats are a cookie cutter, sprinkles, and a package of frozen ice cream sandwiches! A summer snack kids can make, too.

3. 4th of July Party Glass


Yet another great use for mason jars. Let kids decorate their own drinking glass with stickers! Great for parties — and stops the disposable cup train. (Grab a few “daisy” jar lids, and you’ve got instant sippy cups for the whole crew!)

4. Burlap American Flags


Paint inexpensive burlap with acrylic paint for rustic, unique party decorations.

5. Fireworks Suncatchers


Turn kids’ handprints into easy, cute holiday suncatchers.

6. Tape-Resist American Flag

This tape-resist American flag is the perfect addition to a 4th of July parade or a fun centerpiece.

7. Rubber Band Powered Cup Launcher

Make July 4th even more exciting with this tape-resist American flag rubber band powered cup launcher! Perfect for backyard entertainment (and a little competition, too)!

Have a wonderful (and safe!) 4th of July!

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