Patriotic Crafts for the Fourth of July

Get your house decked out in red, white and blue for Independence Day with these Fourth of July crafts for kids.

Get your house decked out in red, white and blue for Independence Day! Celebrate American freedom with these patriotic and summer-inspired crafts that the whole family can enjoy.

Popsicle Stick Button Flag

These flags will make an adorable addition to your fridge art.

Get the tutorial at Make and Takes.

Patriotic Suncatcher

Decorate your windows with these bright suncatchers that glow like fireworks.

Get the tutorial at A Little Pitch of Perfect.

Fourth of July Confetti Poppers

Forget the fireworks, you can start off the holiday with a bang thanks to these DIY poppers.

Get the tutorial at Chicago Parent.

Patriotic Kids Blower

Your kids will be blown away by this fun, interactive craft.

Get the tutorial at Natural Beach Living.

Festive Fourth of July Wreath

Use red and white straws to brighten up your home with this patriotic wreath.

Get the tutorial at Chicago Parent.

Patriotic Lanterns

Add some twinkling LED lights through these paper lanterns to really make them shine for July 4.

Get the tutorial at Chicago Parent.

Patriotic Wand

Wave these around when watching your virtual Fourth of July parade!

Get the tutorial at Buggy and Buddy.

Patriotic Pinwheels

On a windy day, your kids will love to see these patriotic pinwheels spin round and round.

Get the tutorial at Chicago Parent.

Star Spangled Slime

Toss in some food coloring and glitter to make this sparkly red, white and blue slime.

Get the tutorial at Momdot

Red, White and Blue Wreath

Recruit the kiddos to help you recreate this colorful wreath for your front door.

Get the tutorial at Chicago Parent.

DIY Travel Album

Capture some great photos from the Fourth of July party? Turn them into a one-of-a-kind album.

Get the tutorial at Polka Dot Chair.


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