Fourth of July Crafts for Kids

It's time for some Independence Day DIY!

Hip, hip hooray for the Fourth of July! This festive holiday is just a few weeks away from today, so it’s time to start planning activities, getting dates on calendars and tracking down the appropriate red, white and blue attire for this year’s celebration.

Craft bloggers have already been hard at work putting together a variety of fun activities to try at home; this roundup features a few of my favorites.

 

4th of July Photo Booth Props

Photographer Kristen Duke has your photo needs covered for this year’s Fourth of July. Check out her blog for some fantastic patriotic printables that you can use to create a fun photo booth.

 

Dip Dyed Fireworks Bag DIY

If you’re hosting a Fourth of July party at your home, present your children and their friends with a dip-dyed fireworks bag as the perfect take-home favor. Get the directions from Oh Happy Day.

 

Patriotic Pinwheels

On a windy day, your kids will love to see these patriotic pinwheels spin round and round. This tutorial from Chicago Parent explains how to fold and cut your choice of patriotic paper to create adorable lawn decor for your Fourth of July festivities.

Star Spangled Slime

What kid doesn’t love an excuse to make slime? Toss in some food coloring and glitter to make a sparkly red, white and blue that’s perfect for Independence Day. Get the full tutorial from Momdot.

Red, White and Blue Wreath

Recruit the kiddos to help you recreate this colorful wreath from Chicago Parent. You can easily customize this simple DIY project, which means your family can decorate their wreath to reflect your personal tastes and take pride in hanging it on your front door.

 
 
 

DIY Travel Album

Capture some great photos from the Fourth of July party? Turn them into a one-of-a-kind album with this tutorial from Polka Dot Chair.

 

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