It’s time to gear up for 4th of July crafts for kids. With summers in full bloom, these Patriotic day crafts will keep your little ones busy as well as entertained.
Be it toddler crafts or crafts for preschoolers and kindergarten you are looking for, these Independence Day crafts are great for all ages! Easy and fun to make, they are sure to brighten your home decorations for fourth of July and get you feeling patriotic.
4th of July Crafts For Kids
Fourth of July crafts are essentially crafts that celebrate the American Independence Day. On the 4th of July 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted and the United States of America was born as an independent entity separate from Great Britain.
These patriotic crafts for kids are perfect for Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veterans Day. Indulge in these crafts for kids to instil pride and appreciation for the country.
1. Popsicle Stick American Flag
This is a quintessential Independence Day craft that is sure to ignite the patriotic spirit in kids and adults alike.
Quick and easy to make, this 4th of July craft for preschoolers uses simple supplies and is a perfect addition to the patriotic decor.
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2. Rocking Uncle Sam
How about making a rocking Uncle Sam craft for patriotic day? This fun Paper Plate Fourth of July craft for toddlers and younger children is a big hit with children and makes for a fun patriotic toy.
3. Fourth of July Parade Wands
Get ready for the Fourth of July parade with these star parade wands! They are super fun to make and wave at the parade.
These 4th of July parade wands use easy to find supplies and can be made in under 15 minutes.
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4. Patriotic Gnomes
Patriotic gnomes are a must make 4th of July craft for kids. These handprint gnomes are simply adorable and kids will have a tonne of fun making them.
Quick and easy, our patriotic gnome craft for toddlers and preschoolers are sure to get kids crafting.
5. Toilet Roll Fireworks
Fireworks are one of the most loved attractions of patriotic day! This 4th of July make your own colorful fireworks craft with a toilet roll and tissue paper in patriotic colors.
It is a perfect craft for keeping the little ones entertained while they await the much awaited fireworks.
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6. Clothespin Uncle Sam
You can’t get enough of Uncle Sam for 4th of July crafts! This cute coffee filter craft is just perfect for kids who like to get creative.
Make a couple of these coffee filters Uncle Sam to notch up your Independence Day, Memorial Day or Veterans Day decorations.
7. 4th Of July Gnome Puppets
What could be more fun than crafting 4th of July Gnome puppets with simple raft supplies! All you need is a paper, glue and a popsicle stick to make these cutesy gnome puppets for 4th of July
8. 4th of July Star Wreath
This is versatile paper craft for kids that can be made for all patriotic holidays! Simply beautiful, this patriotic paper star wreath craft takes a few minutes and simple origami skills to make.
We bet origami fans will love this patriotic craft for 8 year olds and find a million creative ways to make their own versions for almost every holiday!
9. Independence Day Pinwheels
These patriotic theme inspired pinwheels are perfect to wave at the parade! They take under 10 minutes to make and are a perfect addition to your 4th July celebrations.
10. Confetti Poppers
Bring excitement to your 4th of July celebrations with these Confetti Poppers craft. These Fourth of July party poppers repurpose old toilet rolls and use washi tape to add cheer to your party.
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11. Patriotic Windsock
Windsock makes for a perfect craft for kids to hang on the porch or on the trees and show off their patriotic spirit.
It is a simple craft that uses toilet paper tubes along with white, red & blue streamers and lasts for a good time.
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12. Patriotic Bubble Blowers
Nothing can be more fun than blowing bubbles! Make this versatile activity part of your 4th of July crafts by making a patriotic themed bubble blower.
All you need is straws in patriotic colours and tape. Simply grab a few straws, arrange them in a fancy arrangement and tie them up together using scotch tape. Dip in the soap solution (try this easy Bubble solution recipe) to make fancy shaped bubbles.
13. Straw Rockets
Add cool science and creativity to your 4th of july crafts with these Straw rockets. They are super fun to make and launch.
14. Patriotic Paper Flowers
These patriotic paper flowers make for the perfect centrepiece for the holiday! We love how they can be easily tweaked to express your own creativity.
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15. Festive Handprint Eagle Craft
This is a super fun patriotic craft for kids that makes the American National Bird with handprints. Such an easy-peasy craft to make for 4th of July!
16. Patriotic Window Craft
Adorn your windows and show your love for the country with this cute patriotic suncatcher craft for kids.
This cute tissue paper patriotic craft for toddlers and preschoolers is easy to make and uses simple craft supplies available at home.
17. Mason Jar Luminary
Repurpose an old mason jar into a patriotic luminary this Fourth of July. A perfect craft for kids who like to try something different away from the usual paper crafts.
18. 4th of July Hats
Let your kids immerse themselves in patriotism and show their love for the country by making and wearing these patriotic paper hats.
19. Patriotic Bracelets
Make DIY bracelets for Fourth of July using pipe cleaners in red, white and blue to pair your Independence Day wardrobe. These bracelets take little over 5 minutes to make and are a perfect accessory for the holiday.
20. Patriotic Paper Airplanes
We bet your kids will love making this craft for every patriotic day! Paper planes spell fun and when they are adorned with steamers, they certainly make for the best craft for kids!
21. Shaving Cream Fireworks
This sensory craft is sure to get your kids bubbling with excitement. All you need is shaving foam, red, white and blue paints to make these artistic fireworks crafts.
On the 4th of July 1776, the United States of America was born as an independent entity, separate from Great Britain.
A great, child -friendly way to explain Fourth of July to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners is to describe it as the birthdate of the United States of America.
Uncle Sam is a cartoon representation of the United States Federal government or United States of America. It is a popular symbol of patriotism in America.
1. Uncle Sam Gnome
2. 4th of July Firecrackers
3. Parade Wands
4. American Flag
5. Handprint Eagle