17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids
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It's summer, and it can be difficult to find activities to entertain your kids as the days wear on. But, with 4th of July coming up soon, you have a great opportunity to make some fun patriotic things with your kids while teaching them lessons about America's independence. Here are some of our favorite projects.

 

1. Patriotic Cardboard Tube Bracelet

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Reuse old cardboard tubes with this bracelet craft from Crafts by Amanda. Your kids can wear it on July 4th to show off their red, white, and blue.

 

2. Sparkler Wand

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

For kids who might be a little too young to use sparklers, they can feel like part of the action with this sparkler wand from The Paper Mama.

 

3. Pony Bead Craft Flag

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

This American flag craft from I Heart Crafty Things is super easy and cheap to make. It's an easy way to entertain kids of all ages!

 

4. 4th of July Rockets

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Kids may not be able to play with real rockets, but they can play with these hand made ones from Happiness is Homemade!

 

5. Popsicle Stick Flag

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Let your children proudly wave a flag they made themselves with this popsicle stick project from A Pumpkin and a Princess.

 

6. Noodle Painting Craft

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Noodles are a surprisingly good materials to create believable fireworks that kids can easily make. Learn how to do it at Mom Dot!

 

7. Paper Straw Necklaces

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Patriotic straws are pretty easy to find, and much cheaper to buy than most beads. Mad in Crafts shows you how to make a necklace using paper straw beads.

 

8. Homemade Windsocks

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

This project from Lia Griffith is made using a cardboard tube. It is a fun project to use outside during the summer.

 

9. Dish Brush Firework Art

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

This dish brush painting from Mom Dot is an easy way for younger kids to enjoy themselves making impressive independence day fireworks.

 

10. Paper Plate Purses

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

You can use paper plates and paint to make these simple American flag purses from Handmade Charlotte.

 

11. Magazine Mosaic Flag

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Reuse colorful magazine pages to make this American flag from Crafts by Amanda. Kids will enjoy matching up the colors.

 

12. Star Spangled Slime

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

What kid doesn't love slime? Make this slime from Mom Dot for something that will keep them entertained for hours this 4th of July.

 

13. Patriotic Duct Tape Parade Stick

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

You can use colorful duct tape to create this parade stick from Crafts by Amanda for something they can enjoy playing with this July 4th.

 

14. Fourth of July Tissue Flags

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

This American flag craft from Lil Luna is made even more fun with a textural element created with tissue paper.

 

15. Pipe Cleaner Firework Ring

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Fireworks are great in the sky, but they can also make great jewelry. This ring from Mom Dot is a simple way to have a great piece of jewelry.

 

16. Popsicle Stick Star Streamers

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

These popsicle stick stars from Happiness is Homemade will look amazing hanging on your front porch this summer.

 

17. Pom Pom Flag Craft

17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids

Pom poms are fun for any kids project. Use them to make this American flag project from Mom Dot.

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17 4th of July Crafts You Can Do With Your Kids