Fourth of July Crafts for Kids

Fourth of July craft ideas for kids to make. Patriotic crafts for preschoolers, kids and teens.

fourth of july crafts for kids

I love making crafts for holidays! The Fourth of July is one of my favorites. It adds so much fun to the day to have something for the kids to make. Bring on all the kids crafts!

These patriotic craft ideas are also perfect if you teach preschool or summer camp or church classes or if you are a rockstar grandma. There’s something for just about every age group from preschool kids to teens, so hopefully you’ll find the perfect Fourth of July craft to make with the kids in your life.

Fourth of July Crafts For Kids

Patriotic crafts to do with the kids for the Fourth of July.

DIY Fourth of July Luminary Craft

This luminary is made of popsicle sticks and American Flag paper napkins and it is SO pretty watching it glow at night!

Patriotic Popsicle Garland

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Adorable popsicle garland that the kids for sure could help make.

Popsicle Stick Flag Craft

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Make cute craft stick American flags with the kids!

Patriotic Wind Sock

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These patriotic wind socks are easy and mess-free.

Fourth of July Paper Lanterns

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All you need is paper and glue to make these cute paper lanterns.

DIY 4th Of July Star Wreath

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Turn popsicle sticks into stars and leave them as singles or turn them into a wreath.

Patriotic Blowers

These DIY wind blowers would be really fun to bring to a Fourth of July parade!

Handprint Bald Eagle

Love the idea of branching out and making a bald eagle craft for the Fourth of July.

Origami Stars

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Use red, white and blue paper and these origami stars would be perfect for Independence Day!

Patriotic Star Suncatchers

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These Fourth of July suncatchers look so pretty hanging in a window.

Paper Plate Flag

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Turn a paper plate and streamers into a darling flag craft.

Ribbon Flag Wands

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Paint the sticks and add long ribbons and these flag wands are so pretty!

Confetti Popper Rockets

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These cute rockets actually shoot out confetti. How fun!

Perler Bead Coasters

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Make these festive star coasters using red, white and blue perler beads.

4th of July Stitching Cards

The graphics on these stitching cards are absolutely adorable and they're a fun way to keep kids entertained.

Fork Painted Fireworks

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This one might get a little messy, but if you use washable paint, it looks super fun to paint these fireworks with a fork.

DIY Beaded Sun Catchers

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Did you know you could melt pony beads? They make the prettiest sun catchers!

The Cutest Flag Craft EVER!

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DIY Fireworks Crowns

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Popsicle Stick Patriotic Truck

Make a cute truck out of popsicle sticks with flags in the back.

Popsicle Stick Button Flag Kid Craft

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If you've got a collection of buttons, this flag craft would be really fun to make with the kids.

4th of July Craft for Kids: Patriotic Necklace

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Cute patriotic bracelet idea using pony beads and cut up paper straws.

Uncle Sam Chip Can Craft

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Turn a chip can into a darling Uncle Sam.

Paper Plate Uncle Sam for Preschool

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These paper plate Uncle Sams rock back and forth.

Uncle Sam Craft

Another Uncle Sam craft, but this one cracks me up because your child holds it up to his face and peeks through!

Cupcake Liner Fireworks for New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July

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How fun to make fireworks out of cupcake liners. The bright colors are so cheery!

Ribbon Crown

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Make a ribbon crown to wear to the big Fourth of July parade!

Lady Liberty Paper Plate Crowns

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These make me smile. Let your little cutie make a Lady Liberty style headpiece out of a paper plate.

Patriotic Crown

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Here's another crown idea that is just gorgeous. Forget the kids, I want one for me!

DIY Sponge Crown

Who knew sponges could look so cute?!


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Jazz up store-bought party poppers with tissue paper and paint to make them photo-worthy for your Fourth of July party.

Plastic Bottle Lanterns

Turn plastic botles into festive patriotic lanterns. Add battery tea lights at night and wow!

4th of July Coloring pages

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Grab crayons or markers and print out these coloring pages for a low-key and fun activity.

Hope you enjoyed all of these cute patriotic crafts to make with kids for the Fourth of July. Happy crafting!

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