You’ve got your picnic planned, your sparklers close at hand, and a day full of fun activities ready to be enjoyed this Fourth of July holiday weekend. But, the bigger question is still at hand – what will everyone be wearing?!
A red, white and blue palette is a must for your children. This week’s roundup has a few ideas you can make to have ready for the weekend, from easy-to-assemble accessories to cute, patriotic T-shirts.
Be your very own Statue of Liberty during your local fireworks show! Skip to my Lou shares this patriotic idea to create an Uncle Sam-style hat.
Kids Patriotic Necklace
Combine a great fine-motor skill lesson with crafting in this idea from Buggy and Buddy. Pony beads and striped straws can make for a great necklace in this how-to.
DIY Eraser Stamped Fourth of July Shirt
Freezer paper wins again! Cutesy Crafts created her own star stencil out of the versatile kitchen staple.
Fourth of July Bracelet Craft
Fuzzy pipe cleaners double as a great jewelry medium in this idea from Fantastic Fun and Learning. Have your child practice making star shapes that they’ll be excited to show off at a Fourth of July picnic.
This post was originally published in 2016 and is updated regularly.