We love making Patriotic crafts and activities for kids here at Kids Activities Blog!
I don’t know what it is about patriotic crafts, but they remind me of parades, hot summer days, melting popsicles, and happy memories. Quite frankly, they make me smile! Today, I’m thrilled to share over 100 patriotic crafts and activities that I hope will inspire lots of fun and laughter between you and your kids.
100+ Patriotic Crafts and Activities
Start things off right by letting kids make and wear their own flag patriotic tee-shirt.
This milk jug garland is such a unique 4th of July decoration! via Crafty Journal
Brighten the night with recycled patriotic candle jars. via Memorizing the Moments
Make coffee filter stars for an easy and inexpensive DIY decoration. via Simple Fun for Kids
It’s not a holiday without these 4th of July noisemakers! via School Time Snippets
These DIY patriotic window clings are so cool! via Chica Circle
Make matching tie-dye shirts for the 4th of July! via School Time Snippets
Patriotic Crafts for Kids
Decorate red, white, and blue patriotic lanterns and make summer nights last just a little bit longer.
These red, white, and blue necklaces are as fun to wear as they are to make! via Five Little Chefs
Kids love paint splatter art, and this is a cool patriotic one! via Mini Monets and Mommies
Have you ever made confetti eggs? Here is a red, white, and blue version! via JDaniel4’s Mom
Red, White, and Blue Crafts
Decorate your wall with this adorable patriotic craft! via Dabbling Momma
These dancing ribbon rings are such a simple way to add a little sparkle to your 4th of July! via Life with Moore Babies
These decorative patriotic mason jars make for the perfect 4th of July centerpiece! Fill them with flowers, or utensils! via Mama of Many Blessings
Keep kids busy with this patriotic busy bag! via Crafty Journal
Blast your family’s favorite music and have a dance party in the yard with these patriotic wands this 4th. via Buggy and Buddy
Check out this unique version of a patriotic wind sock, made with paper plates! via JDaniel4’s Mom
Decorate your windows with these patriotic suncatchers. via A Little Pinch of Perfect
Easy 4th of July Crafts
This patriotic tie-dye beach bag will be your go-to tote bag all summer long! via Irresistible Pets
Check out these amazing Patriotic crafts and activities that have been linked below or add your own link! As always, all family friendly posts are welcome.
Kids will love making patriotic paper tube rockets via My Teen Guide.
Use tin cans to make red, white, and blue wind chimes to decorate your yard for the 4th of July! via Joyfully Weary
This torn paper star craft is a wonderful hand eye coordination activity for little ones! via Frog Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Your furbaby can match the rest of the family with this patriotic tie-dye dog shirt. via Irresistible Pets
Fireworks golf ball art is such a fun way to paint! via The Realistic Mama
4th of July Arts and Crafts ideas
Keep your kiddos busy with this 4th of July I Spy printable via Simple Fun for Kids.
Make matching DIY 4th of July t-shirts for the family! via Mama of Many Blessings
Use Washi tape to make patriotic wooden bracelets. via Mama Miss
Rocket flyers are so fun to make and then play with! via Brainpower Family
If your town’s 4th of July parade has been canceled, decorate your kid’s bikes, and make your own parade in the driveway! via Coffee Cups and Crayons
Decorate your garden with DIY 4th of July pinwheel craft. via One Mama’s Daily Drama
Easy 4th of July Recipes
Start the 4th off with a healthy breakfast for your kids with these yummy patriotic fruit kabobs. via School Time Snippets
These red, white, and blue sugar cookie bars are so yummy and fun to make!
4th of July gummi candy is a yummy topping for cupcakes via Mama Miss.
Looking for the perfect 4th of July dessert? Try this yummy 4th of July cake with a surprise in the middle! via What Can We Do with Paper and Glue
Don’t forget to add these adorable patriotic strawberries to your BBQ to-do list!
Start your 4th off the healthy way with these patriotic fruit kabobs for kids! via School Time Snippets
4th of July Treats for Kids
This cutest corn dog ever will be a hit at any patriotic BBQ <—psst…kids can decorate them too!
Decorate your 4th of July table with this edible flag craft! via The Educators’ Spin on It
Spoil your kids with this fancy red, white, and blue layered drink! via Artsy Momma
Are you looking for fun 4th of July recipes for kids? There are so many yummy ideas here that it will be hard to choose! via Kids Cooking Activities
Watermelon stars will brighten your table! You can even stick them in a vase to make a patriotic centerpiece! via Emma Owl
Choose from over 50 different patriotic recipes to make with your little ones! via Mama of Many Blessings
Here are all kinds of yummy 4th of July foods for you to add to your menu. via Play Ok Mom
Here are a ton of 4th of July activities and recipes to choose from! We especially love these yummy ice cream cone cupcakes! via The Chirping Moms
Patriotic dipped pretzels are as fun to make as they are to eat! via Mama Miss
Use Rice Krispie treats, cookie cutters, and sprinkles to make some easy red, white, and blue treats! via Mama of Many Blessings
Painted toast flags are a healthy way to start your 4th! via Coffee Cups and Crayons
Red, white, and blue cupcakes are a fun treat to make with kids for the 4th of July! via Simple Fun for Kids
Kids will love to help make this red, white, and blue muffin tin! via Coffee Cups and Crayons
These exploding cookie bars actually pop in your mouth! via Life with Moore Babies
Red, white, and blue layered Jell-o is almost too pretty to eat! via Coffee Cups and Crayons
Add a little spice to your 4th of July snacking with this patriotic cinnamon bear popcorn. via Life with Moore Babies
American Flag Crafts
Save your popsicle sticks to make this sweet patriotic flag craft.
This quick and easy patriotic t-shirt flag will take minutes to make!
Make your own flag with this Fourth of July American Flag print craft via Mini Monets and Mommies.
How nostalgic does this American flag pin make you for your childhood summers? via Rock-a-Bye Parents
Help your kiddos make a flag painting out of their footprints, for acute way to celebrate the 4th of July! via Coffee Cups and Crayons
Use sticky paper to make this American flag craft. via Gift of Curiosity
Make a flag out of straws with this cool idea! via Modern Preschool
DIY Flag Crafts
Teach your kids about the history of the American flag, while painting a flag craft if their own! via JDaniel4’s Mom
There are so many patriotic flag crafts to choose from! via Rainbows Within Reach
Use Do-A-Dot markers to make a flag! via Meaningful Mama
Make a creative American flag craft, using whatever crafting supplies you have around the house. via EduArt 4 Kids
Use a Q-tip to paint an American flag. via 3 Dinosaurs
DIY 4th of July decorations are the best–especially this flag picture frame! via Crafty Moms Share
Make a flag out of toilet paper rolls, and check out the other amazing patriotic crafts, too! via Elemenopkids
Easy Flag Crafts for Kids
Decorate your porch with this 3D fireworks craft! via Buggy and Buddy
Use pipe cleaners as a DIY stamper for this fun fireworks painting. via Artsy Momma
Flag windsocks are so pretty and easy to make! via Little Fingers Big Art
You can’t go wrong with this simple American flag craft! via Fun-A-Day
Turn a paper plate into a flag for a unique 4th of July craft! via Simply Today Life
Making a crepe paper flag is an easy craft that is fun for kids of all ages! via Meaningful Mama
Use pom poms and clothes pins to paint a flag. via Crafty Morning
Do you have extra yarn? Use it to make a yarn flag! via 3 Dinosaurs
Switch up your patriotic crafting with an abstract option–like this stars and stripes sticker resist painting. via Play Dr Mom
Grab some popsicle sticks, paint, glue, and sequins, and make a flag! As an added bonus, glue magnets to the back to create a cute, patriotic magnet for the fridge! via Crafty Morning
Add some sparkle to your 4th with this glittery American flag craft! via Mini Monets and Mommies
Check out these flag patterns! via Gift of Curiosity
This cute little flag craft would make an adorable place setting! via Five Little Chefs
Use dyed rice to create an American flag! via Powerful Mothering
This flag craft is complete with glow-in-the-dark stars! via Memorizing the Moments
Get fancy with this flag mosaic craft! via What Can We Do with Paper and Glue
Honor the American flag with this flag collage! via Meaningful Mama
Kids can make their own patriotic fireworks with this unique way to paint.
This exploding fireworks painting is a unique 4th of July craft! via Inspiration Laboratories
Do you have as many cupcake liners in your pantry as I do? Use them to make some amazing 3D cupcake liner fireworks! via A Little Pinch of Perfect
Make a DIY firecracker bottle for a patriotic spin on a sensory bottle! via Mama of Many Blessings
Make fireworks with Q-tips and paint! via Crafty Morning
We love this creative idea of using the bottom end of a bottle to paint fireworks! via Sparklingbuds
Easy Firework and Sparkler Crafts for Kids
Check out all of these fabulous 4th of July crafts–like foam sparklers! via Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
If the fireworks show near you is canceled, you can still celebrate with this kids fireworks craft using a dish brush! via Crafty Morning
Has your local fireworks show been canceled? Create your own with this fun fireworks craft! via Teaching Mama
These fireworks are so cool–they are made from salt! via Gift of Curiosity
These glittery fireworks will brighten your 4th! via Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Cut up a toilet paper roll, dip it in paint, and then use it to make a fireworks craft. via Crafty Morning
How cute is this sparkler-inspired 4th of July craft? via Mommy’s Bundle
Fireworks Activities for Kids
Celebrate the fireworks with a color-resist crayons and paint craft. via Little Fingers Big Art
Looking for a fun last-minute 4th of July craft? Try this fireworks wand! via Lalymom
The fireworks show doesn’t have to end with these easy-to-make fireworks in a jar! via Gift of Curiosity
Use wet chalk to make fireworks! via Crafty Morning
Do you have an extra toothbrush? use it to make fireworks! via Crafty Morning
Use straws to make fireworks! via Crafty Morning
Puffy paint makes the most amazing fireworks! via Life with Moore Learning
Household items make the best art supplies! use a fork to make fireworks! via Crafty Morning
Add some joy to your 4th with this fun printable! via 5 Little Chefs
Need to stay indoors to beat the heat? Try this patriotic coloring page to bring the fun inside.
Make your own Uncle Sam with a free printable! via Five Little Chefs
Keep it educational with these 4th of July beginning sound cards. via Simple Fun for Kids
Get your little ones excited about the 4th with this patriotic printable pack. via Gift of Curiosity
How sweet is this patriotic s’mores party pack?! There is even a free printable! via Chica Circle
Celebrate the 4th with patriotic printables! via Chica Circle
These star spangled math activity sheets will be fun for your kiddos! via A Little Pinch of Perfect
Celebrate the 4th with a fun and educational activity–like this fireworks word search! via Mama Miss
This 4th of July grid game printable makes for a fun family activity! via Simple Fun for Kids
Check out these American flag printables! via Gift of Curiosity
Educational Patriotic Activities
Are you looking for some fun and educational ways to celebrate the 4th? Check out these 4th of July activities! via 1+1+1=1
Educate your little ones about the history behind the 4th of July. via Piwi Kids
Celebrate the 4th of July with yoga! via Kids Yoga Stories
Use coins as the face to make these president stick puppets! via Suzy Homeschooler
Teach you kids a fun and patriotic math lesson! via Living Montessori Now
Educational 4th of July Activities for Kids
Raid your sewing kit for extra buttons so that you can make this Easy Star Button Wreath! via Five Little Chefs
Check out this amazing list of 4th of July books for kids! via Joyfully Weary
Kids will love these 4th of July Montessori activities! via Gift of Curiosity
Study our forefathers with this Mt. Rushmore paper sculpture. via Piwi Kids
Make sure your children understand the pledge of allegiance. via Crafty Moms Share
Patriotic Sensory Activities
This 4th of July sensory bin is so pretty that it’s practically a decoration itself! via Gift of Curiosity
Make a 4th of July sensory bin for a fun 4th of July sensory activity. via Teaching Mama
This sparkly, squishy star sensory table is magical! via Life with Moore Babies
We can’t get enough of patriotic sensory play in our house! via There’s Just One Mommy
Work on eye-hand coordination with this Montessori-inspired fun with golf balls and ping pong balls via Living Montessori Now
Colored noodles make a great sensory activity for the 4th of July! via Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
This 4th of July sensory bin is so pretty that it’s practically a decoration itself! via Gift of Curiosity
Patriotic Crafts for Babies and Toddlers
Check out these amazing 4th of July crafts–there are even crafts for toddlers! via Crafty Journal
Celebrate the 4th with even the youngest members of the family with these 4th of July crafts for baby, via House of Burke.
How sweet is this 4th of July toddler tutu?! via i heart arts n crafts
Every kids loves fingerpainting–especially if it involves fireworks! via The OT Toolbox
Yogurt and food color are all that you need to keep baby busy with this sweet 4th of July sensory activity! via Simple. Home. Blessings.
Your little ones will love to explore this red, white, and blue water sensory bin. via Simple Fun for Kids
There are so many Do-A-Dot printables for your little ones to choose from! via Tot Schooling
Use your little one’s footprint to make a patriotic keepsake with this footprint American flag craft for kids! via Crafty Morning
Celebrate the 4th with this flag handprint and song! via Mama Miss
This free American flag play dough mat is a great way to celebrate the 4th with toddlers! via Tot Schooling
4th of July Activities for Preschoolers
Handprints make the cutest fireworks! via A Little Pinch of Perfect
Use cookie cutters to make DIY stampers for this fun, patriotic craft! via 3 Dinosaurs
Spend your Independence Day playing with red, white, and blue goopy dough! via The OT Toolbox
Get your kiddos ready to celebrate the 4th in style with red, white, and blue glitter slime! via Mini Monets and Mommies
This red, white, and blue easel art is the perfect art project to set up in the yard! via The OT Toolbox
Make a statue of liberty crown for your little one to wear this 4th! via Buggy and Buddy
Make your own DIY stampers with this berry art activity. via Mini Monets and Mommies
Engage kids with this fun fine motor and auditory skills fireworks activity. via The OT Toolbox
Make a patriotic handprint mobile for a fun keepsake. via Teen Entertainment Guide
Looking for 4th of July activities for little kids? Here are 10 patriotic activities for preschoolers–there’s even a rocket craft! via Fun-a-Day
Make 4th of July red, white, and blue swirled slime! via Simple Play Ideas
More Patriotic Fun for the Whole Family
Make an adorable patriotic flag using nothing more than your feet and hands to paint!
Let kids string their very own patriotic jewelry using unique beads.
Stay cool while you enjoy the 4th with this DIY fan from a milk jug!
Celebrate the Fourth of July by making patriotic jewelry!