If you’re looking for patriotic art projects for elementary students, this is the place to be! Here you’ll find some of our very favorite patriotic activities for kids that center on patriotic art and crafts!
Kids usually love being creative and doing art projects, so why not bring your summer lessons and summer activities to life with these colorful fun patriotic art activities! When you are finished making them, you can use your patriotic art projects as decorations.
Patriotic Art Projects that Elementary Kids Will Love
4th of July art projects for kids and patriotic art activities abound! Elementary students will love doing these crafts at home, at summer camp, or during childcare summer programs!
Grandparents, you can do these with your grandkids, too!
Patriotic Lesson Plans
If you are teaching kids about the 4th of July or any other patriotic theme this year, you’ll love the patriotic science bundle! Click the image below to learn more about these done-for-you patriotic science lessons that kids will love! You’ll love how easy it is to just print and teach.
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Patriotic STEM Kits
If you don’t want to gather materials all by yourself, kids will love playing around with these complete patriotic kits instead! Shop the Amazon affiliate links below for a selection of patriotic STEM activity kids that you can just open up and do in one sitting.
- Rocket Science Kit
- Smithsonian Rocket Science
- Meteor Rocket Kit
- Fizz Pop Boom Science
- Exploding Booms Science
Countries with Red, White and Blue Flags
If your country’s colors are red, white, and blue, just like America’s, there is no reason why you can’t do the art projects on this list and celebrate your country with pride, too!
Here are some other countries that have the same color flag as America.
- Costa Rica
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom
- The Netherlands
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
Patriotic Art Projects for Elementary Kids
If your elementary students love art, they will love these patriotic art projects for elementary students! All of these activities are designed with elementary kids in mind.
One of my kids’ favorite art projects in elementary was making Patriotic Paint Bombs. A chemical reaction causes the paint to go everywhere! Do it outside.
Elementary students can make this tape-resist Patriotic Balloon Painting together.
These Exploding Paint Rockets, can easily be made using red, white, and blue!
Make your own patriotic confetti fireworks so you can safely set of your own faux fireworks.
Make beautiful fluffy patriotic slime! Let it dry and it turns into colorful art!
Make a painting brush bot and get it to make your patriotic painting for you!
Try doing this outdoor blaster splatter painting activity. Use red, white, and blue for a patriotic flair.
Have even more fun with this red, white, and blue splatter painting activity (just do it outside!).
You can always use rocks as your canvas! Try painting rocks with patriotic symbols like stars, rockets, eagles, and flags!
You can turn shaving cream into art with these shaving cream fireworks.
Elementary kids will love making these patriotic lanterns.
If it’s sunny where you live near a patriotic holiday, these patriotic suncatchers make a pretty decoration!
Find even more ideas for patriotic art projects for elementary students with these Patriotic Crafts for Kids.