Craft Roundup: Fourth of July Edition

Give your weekly dose of family crafting a patriotic DIY spin - just in time for Independence Day - with this batch of cool projects for kids and parents to make.

Tomorrow is the big day – it’s almost the Fourth of July! Whether you’re off to a barbeque, aim to spend the day at the pool or just plan on taking it easy and enjoying some fireworks, I hope you have a fun day. You’ve still got time to whip up a few projects and decorations for your house to get your army of young crafters in the spirit.

Photo via Skip to my Lou

Patriotic Ribbon Bracelet

Make sure you’re ready for parties tomorrow with this simple jewelry craft from Skip to my Lou. Make one for you and your family members – and then make a big batch to give out as gifts to guests if you’re hosting a party.

Photo via Kids Activities Blog

Fourth of July Flag

Here’s a craft project that can also double as a workout session! The Kids Activities Blog shows off this hands- and feet-on (literally) project that’s great for younger crafters.

Photo via Epicurious

Star Garland

It’s only fitting that a craft project from Epicurious involves Popsicle sticks. Gather leftover sticks or pick up a craft pack from your local craft supply store to create this patriotic garland that the whole family can help out with.

Photo via Storehouse Crafts

Fourth of July Yarn Wreath

This star-shaped wound yarn project reminds me of Girl Scout camp activities. Check out Storehouse Crafts to find out how you can make this colorful wreath.

Looking for even more Fourth of July crafts? Check out our roundups here and here.

This post was originally published in 2012 and is updated regularly.

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