4th of July DIY Crafts and Patriotic Activities for Kids and Adults
Looking for activities to keep the kids entertained during your 4th of July or Memorial Day celebration? Check out this list of our favorite patriotic DIY crafts and activities to make your 4th of July or Memorial Day even more enjoyable!
Hey y’all, Tiffany here with some patriotic DIY activities and crafts, like this fun 4th of July memory game.
We love the 4th of July in our house. These red, white, and blue patriotic holidays bring so much joy into our home. Plus, the fireworks are a fun bonus. We also love gathering with our friends.
It’s also really hot outside, so sometimes it’s nice to have some activities and crafts you can do inside with the cool A/C running. So we put together a list for you!
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Patriotic DIY Activities and Crafts
4th of July Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
Have fun decorating these sour cream sugar cookies with red, white, and blue frosting! A perfect 4th of July activity!
4th of July easy crafts for kids- Paper Plate Wreath
This pretty paper wreath only takes a few minutes to prepare for, and it is a great Independence Day craft for young children.
Ice Dyed Patriotic Firecracker T-Shirts
These ice dyed patriotic t-shirts are perfect for the Fourth of July and also really fun to create.
Fourth of July Crafts: Tissue Paper Flag Suncatcher
These Tissue Paper Flag Suncatchers are a cute frugal craft for Independence Day or Memorial Day! The kids will love seeing their patriotic artwork on display.
Handprint American Flag Craft for Preschoolers
This kid-made wooden American flag is a super cute keepsake to gift to family and friends, or display as a part of your Memorial Day and 4th of July party decor. The best part about this handprint American flag is that it is so simple to make and only requires the most basic supplies.
Skittles Experiment: Exploring Color Science
You only need 3 simple supplies to create this 4th of July Skittles science experiment! Experience the magic of Independence Day by recreating fireworks with Skittles.
Fireworks Template – Salt Painted Fireworks
These salt painted fireworks are fun to make for any firework holiday like July 4th, Memorial Day or Canada Day. This free fireworks template can be used for salt painting or kids can color and paint them on their own.
Patriotic Star Wreath Paper Plate Craft - Easy Summer Craft for Kids
This simple patriotic star wreath is a perfect 4th of July or Memorial Day craft for young children.
Fireworks Painting - Easy Patriotic Craft for Kids
Recreate Independence Day fireworks with this simple paper towel roll craft and paint. You can do it on white paper, or you can mix it up and do it on black paper for a more realistic effect!
Easy to make Star Shaped 4th of July Wreath
This have an adorable 4th of July wreath tutorial that you will love – it is so simple to make! You will be amazed at what you can do with crepe paper! The red, white and blue look so festive!
4th of July Handprint Crafts - Uncle Sam and Bald Eagle
This Independence Day, check out these 4th of July Handprint Crafts based on classic American icons – Uncle Sam and the Bald Eagle!
4th of July Paper Flower Craft for Kids
Celebrate the American spirit in classic American colors with this 4th of July Paper Flower Craft for kids, perfect for Independence Day!
Fourth of July Stickers for Your Planner (Free!)
While these are labelled as planner stickers and can help you get organized for your patriotic party, you can also give them to children to decorate any of the crafts we’ve listed in this post!
4th of July rockets
These red, white and blue rockets will entertain them and can make cute decorations too. Free printables included!
4th of July Firecracker Craft Favor
This cute 4th of July toilet paper roll firecracker is the perfect DIY craft for young children! You can fill it with candy for extra fun.
American Flag Mason Jar Sand Art
Looking for easy patriotic decorating ideas for Memorial Day, Flag Day or July 4th? Create an easy sand art centerpiece using mason jars, colorful sand and tealight candles.
4th of July Craft Idea Patriotic Kids Blower
Whether you are having a summer party or you are just looking for a great craft to make with your children, these patriotic kids blowers will blow them away!
4th of July Crafts: Party Poppers
Do a quick little 4th of July craft with the family or your party guests when you make these free printable party poppers!
Safe Fireworks Alternatives That Will Make Everyone Happy
Some children are too young to play with fireworks. Set up a booth for these safe and fun fireworks alternatives.
Easy and Cool Fourth of July Wands DIY
These cool Fourth of July wands will add a festive touch to any patriotic holiday. Young children will enjoy playing with them, especially if they are too young to handle sparklers or other fireworks.
4th of July Crafts – How to make Patriotic Flip Flops
These patriotic flip-flops are sure to be a hit with any age at your 4th of July BBQ or swim party – even teenagers will enjoy them! You can order flip-flops for just $1 each at Dollar Tree.
DIY 4th of July Favors
Send your party guests home with these cute DIY 4th of July party favors. Or, instead of making them yourself, you could have children at the event ake them for the guests.
4th of July Nail Art to Show Your Patriotic Style
Will you have teenage girls celebrating the 4th of July? They can enjoy the activity in style as they paint each other’s nails in patriotic designs!
4th Of July Patriotic Stars Thumbprint Craft
Nothing says “party” to a young child than getting their hands messy! Let them celebrate Independence Day with red, white, and blue fingers!
Patriotic Origami Books & DIY
Older children will love making these patriotic origami stars! It’s also a great way to get some extra party decorations with hardly any effort on your part.
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