4th of July is just around the corner. I used to not be a big fan of the holiday because we didn’t ever do much for it, but in recent years, we have started to make a much bigger deal about the holiday and now we have tried so many patriotic activities for kids.
After all, why shouldn’t we celebrate the Independence Day of our country?
Of course, 4th of July is not the only holiday where patriotic crafts for kids are necessary (you can do these for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and President’s Day), but it definitely my favorite patriotic holiday.
I love how many amazingly creative patriotic crafts and activities for kids there are today. Take a look at this list of my favorite patriotic crafts and be inspired!
21 Patriotic Crafts for Kids
These 4th of July crafts for kids are the prefect way to celebrate the birth of America.
Take a few ideas as inspiration and modify them for your own purposes, or make them exactly as pictured!
Make slime that is red white and blue and super fluffy!
Patriotic Paint Bombs
Make patriotic paint bombs using a science experiment!
Practice engineering skills when you make your own confetti shooter!
Patriotic Balloon Painting
Make a balloon painting that is filled with red, white, and blue fun!
Patriotic Discovery Bottle
Make this patriotic sensory bottle and celebrate the season without the noise!
Pom Pom Flag
Most people have pom poms lying around, this flag is super cute!
Nothing says patriotic like this pretty red, white, and blue necklace.
Puff Paint Flag
Make a puffy paint flag and celebrate your home country.
Patriotic Salt Dough
Salt dough is a lot of fun to make and play with, even during the 4th of July!
Salt fireworks are pretty and a lot of fun to make! They are a really fun craft for kids.
Make your own rocket flyers if you can’t do real fireworks this year!
Patriotic Photo Booth
Make a photo booth and take pictures this 4th of July.
4th of July Bingo
This bingo game is filled with patriotic flair.
Washi Tape Flags
Nothing says patriotism like these flags!
4th of July Rock Painting
Painting these rocks to look like fireworks is tons of fun!
This firecracker cake is made with pop rocks and explosive flavor.
Star Spangled Math
Strengthen math skills with these patriotic math activities!
Patriotic Washi Tape Wooden Bracelets
These wooden bracelets are a lot of fun to make and fun to wear on the 4th of July!
4th of July Sneakers
If your kids like painting shoes, they will love these adorable patriotic sneakers!
If you would like more fun hands-on activities for kids, check out this HUGE list of hands-on STEM activities for kids!
You may also like our other crafts for kids, seasonal activities, or these summer learning ideas for kids.
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