Independence Day Fun


Independence Day Fun

Crafts

A Lofty Table-Topper

Your 4th of July guests will be delighted by these whimsical table centerpieces. Best of all no one will realize how easy they are to make. You can use the basket to hold silverware for your 4th of July barbeque or favors for your guests to take home after the last of the fireworks! Be […]

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Star Spangled Luminaries

These festive luminaries let you light up the night right in your own front yard. Be sure that an adult takes care of the lighting of the candles. What you will need: • Cardboard • Tissue paper (red and blue) • Brown-paper lunch bags • Star-shaped stickers and star punch • Sand • Tea light […]

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July Fourth Flag

Celebrating the 4th of July gives everyone a wonderful opportunity to make some really fun crafts. Easy to make crafts can help you fill those summer days leading up to the 4th or give you something to do when you are waiting for the fireworks to begin. Whether you are looking to decorate your home, […]

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Patriotic Wind Sock

This wind sock is a fun craft to make and hang outside. Materials Needed: • Circular cardboard oatmeal container • Construction paper (in white and blue) • Red and white crepe paper streamers • Glue • Yarn• Scissors • Hole punch Instructions1. Cut off the bottom of the oatmeal container. 2. Cover the oatmeal container […]

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Cascading Star Mobile

This mobile is a fun item to make and then hang from the ceiling or porch. Materials needed: • Red, white and blue construction paper or cardstock • A drinking straw (have one straw for each project) • Yarn (approximately 1 ½ feet of yarn for each project) • Scissors • Paint, markers, glitter, or […]

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Party Flag Quilt

There is a fun idea that let’s your party guests be apart of creating the decorations. The idea takes a little work from you in the beginning, but it will create fun for many at the event. These are the instructions for a small flag quilt that everyone can be a part of. Start by […]

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Pinwheel

Perfect for parades or playing outside, this patriotic pinwheel is simple to make: Materials Needed: • 2 square pieces of construction paper• Scissors • Hole punch • Push-pin • Un-sharpened pencil with an eraser• Markers or crayons Instructions: 1. Place the two pieces of paper together and fold diagonally once, so the papers resemble a […]

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4th of July Jewelry

With the 4th of July right around the corner, a great way to get in the spirit of the holiday is to make crafts with a patriotic theme. If you love to do crafts but don’t like spending the money on different types of materials and tools, there’s no need to run out and purchase […]

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Fireworks Show

Kids can make their own fireworks show with this easy craft. Materials Needed: • Black or dark construction paper• Glitter• White glue• Newspapers (or other type of paper to lie down for easy cleanup) Instructions 1. Spread the newspapers out and place the construction papers on top of them. This helps make cleanup easier. 2. […]

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Firecrackers

This easy-to-make craft uses empty toilet paper rolls to resemble a safe version of a firecracker! The tubes can also be filled with treats. Materials needed:• Empty toilet paper roll, cleared of any remaining tissue • Paint • Yarn • Paper • Rubber Bands Instructions 1. Using the paint, decorate the toilet paper roll with […]

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