There are lots of things for kids to do to celebrate the 4th of July! This list of ideas includes great crafts and activities for safe fun without pyrotechnics!
- A Patriotic 4th of July Party is a great way to celebrate America’s independence day.
- Check out this 4th of July Pinwheel Party for a fun and whimsical summer bash.
There are confetti rockets, salt fireworks and fireworks with straws. Kids love to make slime and there’s a patriotic version here.
Find craft ideas for Popsicle stick flags and stars, a paper tube bald eagle, an Uncle Sam door hanger, a windsock, a footprint flag and a cool patriotic necklace/bracelet.
Outfit kids in flag t-shirts and temporary tattoos.
Pinata balloons are lots of fun and glow-in-the-dark balloons and patriotic flashlights will thrill after dark.
Bike decorations, a patriotic water blob and a bean toss game will keep them busy, too, as everyone celebrates the Red, White and Blue!
1. Pinata Balloons :: The Gunny Sack
2. Confetti Popper Rockets :: Brenda Ponnay via Alpha Mom
3. Flag T-Shirts :: Look What Erin Made
4. Flashlights for Kids :: Stuffed Suitcase
5. Patriotic Bean Bag Toss :: Better Homes and Gardens
6. Glow-in-the-Dark Balloons :: The Scrap Shoppe
7. Patriotic Water Blob :: Club Chica Circle
8. Salt Fireworks Craft :: Crafty Morning
9. Star Spangled Slime :: I Can Teach My Child
10. Decorate the Bikes :: Better Homes and Gardens
11. Uncle Sam Door Hanger :: Jump Start
12. Temporary Water Color Tattoos :: Persia Lou
13. Sparkler Fireworks Craft :: Kids’ Craft Room
14. Patriotic Necklace :: Buggy and Buddy
15. Fireworks with Straws :: Crafty Morning
16. Popsicle Stick Flag :: Ginger Snap Crafts
17. Popsicle Stick Star Streamers :: Happiness is Homemade
18. Wind Sock :: Better Homes and Gardens
19. Confetti Launchers :: Piikea Street
20. Paper Roll Handprint Eagle :: LearnCreateLove
21. Footprint Flag :: Crafty Morning
Gear up for a festive 4th of July party with these great sources gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
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- Houston International Galvanized Enamel Tub
- Boardwalk KFT24301000 Kraft Paper
- Durable Glass Beverage Dispenser with Spigot and Stand
- White Plastic Serving Tray, Rectangular
- Tall Cylinder Vase, Wide Cylinder Vase
- Pyrex 1073142 Rectangular Clear-Glass Food-Storage Containers with Blue Plastic Lids
- Brown Customizable Paper Cookie / Coffee / Donut Bag with Window and Tin Tie Closure
- Darice Clear Treat Bag
- 24 Patriotic Red and Blue Chevron Picks – 4th of July Independance Day
- Amscan Royal Blue Stripe Jumbo Gift Wrap
- Creative Converting Value Pack Paper Beverage Napkins, Classic Red
- Creative Converting Pinwheel, Patriotic
- Kikkerland Pinwheel Paper Straws
- Red White & Blue Pin Wheels (We R Memory Keepers)
- Cakesupplyshop Red and White Checkered Food Basket Liners & Wrapping Tissue
- Dress My Cupcake Washi Decorative Tape for Gifts/Favors, Polka Dot, Blue
Check out more great ideas for fun this 4th of July.
- Patriotic Appetizer Dip
- 20 4th of July Party Supplies
- Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Toast
- 13 Recipes & Crafts for the 4th of July