5 Patriotic Memorial Day Crafts Your Kids Will Love

All these crafts are covered in red, white and blue!

Memorial Day is coming up and there’s no better time to get your kids in the patriotic spirit. Here are some fun red, white and blue DIY projects the whole family can enjoy together.

Patriotic Windsocks

Windsocks are what American dreams are made of. Get the kids involved in making this unique Memorial Day decor. Have them make red, white and blue patterns and don’t forget to tie ribbon on the bottom so it flies with the wind.

Get the tutorial at Remodelando la Casa.

Patriotic Twig Ornaments

Paint them and stick them in the trees like ornaments, or scatter them on tables for decor. The kids will have a blast collecting sticks and painting them. Just keep this activity outside, and on newspaper.

Get the tutorial at Happy Hooligans

Egg Carton American Flag

Have the kids go to town with red, white and blue paint. After the egg carton dries, they can fill it with M&M’s or have a proper storage space for the next craft below.

Get the tutorial at Crafty Morning.

Patriotic Painted Rocks

What is it with kids and rocks? They end up in pockets of shorts and jackets, and ultimately have to be fished out of the dryer. Embrace their love for inanimate objects, and show them how to create a keepsake they’ll cherish for days. Paint the rocks in patriotic colors, and don’t forget to add stars.

Get the tutorial at Me And My Inklings.

Pompom American Flag Painting Craft for Kids

Pompoms are so much fun to decorate with; now we know they’re great paintbrushes, too! Create a sweet and simple American flag painting with the help of some pompoms and clothespins.

Get the tutorial at Crafty Morning

Popsicle Stick Star Streamers

Kids will love getting to help with this decorating project. Create a collection of star streamers to hang on your deck or porch for Memorial Day celebrations!

Get the tutorial at Happiness is Homemade

Patriotic Jar Candle

All you need is a jar, glue, sequins (in red, blue and silver) and a paint brush to put together this adorable patriotic jar candle from Fantastic Fun and Learning. It doubles as a cute decoration for a Memorial Day celebration, too.

Get the tutorial at Fantastic Fun and Learning


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