7 Patriotic Crafts for the 4th of July

by Marie on June 23, 2011

The 4th of July is approaching and our family is getting ready to decorate and celebrate. Here are a few of the fun holiday inspired projects we’ve created at Make and Takes in the past. **With each of these crafts, you could change up the colors to celebrate other countries and cultures.

1. Red, White, and Blueberry Skewers: These festive treats are great for the kids to help with and make for a yummy potluck snack.

2. Pipe Cleaner Fireworks: Don’t want to light fire on the 4th? Try making these kid-friendly sparklers.

3. Ribbon Wrapped Baskets: Fill these red, white, and blue baskets with toys and treats for your backyard party.

4. Patriotic Paper Lollies: These darling paper lollies are fun and festive, perfect for a holiday table.

5. Firework Yarn Pom Poms: Your little ones can cheer on the parade with these simple yarn and pipe cleaner pom poms.

6. Coloring Rice for a 4th of July Centerpiece: We love to color rice, as it’s bright and fun and perfect for filling a holiday centerpiece.

7. 4th of July Coloring Pages: Download and print out these free coloring pages for your little ones to color.

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