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7 Patriotic Crafts for Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is coming up on May 26 and we’ve got you covered for DIY party decor ideas! Show your pride in your country by making an American flag or decorating with red, white and blue. From wreaths to luminaries, these craft ideas range from simple enough a toddler could make it to something that will require a bit more work and planning. And be sure to find out what the difference is between all our American military holidays this summer.

Unique Memorial Day Crafts

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Memorial Day Crafts

tin can luminaries

1. Remember our fallen soldiers with these Tin Can Luminaries — you  can get the kids to help make them!

2. Decorate  for the day with this DIY Red, White and Blue Patriotic Banner — all you need is some burlap, spray paint, and contact paper.

DIY American Flag

3. If the baby has outgrown the crib, use the mattress spring to make this big American flag!

flag canvas

4. Get your kids (even toddlers!) to help make this Flag Canvas for Memorial Day.

5. Use an old window frame to make this cool DIY Flag.

Red White Blue Felt Wreath

6. All you need for this Red, White & Blue Felt Wreath is some felt and a paper plate.

patriotic crafts for kids

7. There are several fantastic suggestions that will keep little hands busy and imaginations full with these patriotic crafts for kids.

Memorial Day Crafts for Kids

Planning to do some Memorial Day crafts? Check out these supplies sourced by the Spaceships and Laser Beams team!

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Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she’s in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.