The 4th of July is quickly approaching, and I can’t wait to celebrate! It is always fun to get creative with all the red, white, and blue. What better way than crafting? To help you out this year, we’ve put together a list of 43 fun 4th of July crafts for you to make at home.
Independence Day is a day to celebrate our country’s freedom. It is a time to come together and have fun with family and friends. To gather and watch fireworks and have cookouts.
While you are gathering with your family, try one or more of these 43 fun 4th of July crafts! You can make them as a family or use them to keep the kids occupied for a bit.
If you are looking for more 4th of July fun, check out the list of 60 Patriotic 4th of July Dessert Recipes.
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4th of July American Flag Crafts
4th of July Paper Fans
These paper fans are easy to make – they would make great “rosette” decorations for a garden party or a party craft for kids to make and keep cool with. This idea is from Red Ted Art.
4th of July Party Fans
Fun and easy craft for kids. Use them at 4th of July Parades and for all summer holidays! This easy Independence Day craft was created by Girl, Just DIY.
American Flag Bookmark Corners
We love all things book related! Here are some super cute and easy to make flag bookmark corners for your special summer reading! They make great gifts to guests at any 4th July party! These were created by Red Ted Art.
American Flag Canvas
American Flag Pom Pom Craft
These pom poms are the perfect patriotic craft for July 4th. They’re easy, fun, and cheap to make. This was created by Any Reason Life.
American Flag Paper Flower Shadow Box
This 4th of July shadow box is great to decorate your home or to make and give as a gift. These can even be customized to honor a veteran. This craft is from The Analytical Mommy.
American Flag Wine Cork Upcycle
It doesn’t get any more patriotic than the American flag, and this wine cork upcycle craft is not only too stinkin’ cute, but easy to make, and easy on the environment! It’s time to get ready for Memorial Day and the 4th of July! This was created by Pink Fortitude.
Easy DIY USA Sign
This is an easy DIY USA Sign that you can make with any fabric you have laying around. Just attach it to a sign and add some cord letters. This cute sign is from Restore Decor & More.
Easy Patriotic Art
Handprint American Flag
Patriotic Flag Coasters
Learn how to make red, white and blue patriotic flag coasters using plastic canvas with this video tutorial or read on for a photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions. This craft is from Needle Pointers.
Patriotic Mini Canvases
This is a great craft for families, girls night in or even a teen sleep over. Each person can personalize and design their own unique work of art. This was designed by Craft Idly.
Patriotic Postage Stamp Flag
This patriotic flag wall plaque made from patriotic postage stamps is a wonderful decoration for the 4th of July holiday, Memorial Day or Labor Day. Make one yourself from recycled postage stamps with our tutorial. This 4th of July craft is from Needle Pointers.
4th of July Crafts
4th of July Mason Jar Candles
Have some family fun this 4th of July making decorating candles. They’re great as a gift, party favor or decor. This 4th of July craft is created by Swanky Den.
4th of July Party Favors
4th of July Sensory Bin
Try this super fun colored rice recipe and prepare a 4th of July sensory bin that kids will love. This craft was created by Lil Tigers.
4th of July Slime
This glittery Fourth of July Slime is easy to make and fun for kids to play with! Add red and blue paint for color, along with as much glitter as you want! This was created by Simple Everyday Mom.
4th of July Sparkler Packs
Download and print these sparkler packs for the 4th of July! A perfect finishing touch to your festivities. This 4th of July printable is from Lovely Indeed.
4th of July Sparkling Stars
We’ve made these free printable sparking star cupcake or burger toppers for you. These are just the perfect little touch to make your buffet table or BBQ a little more festive! These were created by Sustain My Craft Habit.
Easy Fourth of July Greeting Cards
This easy Fourth of July craft is fun for everyone to make, including the kids. You can personalize it and use the supplies for future DIY projects! This was created by Mom Junky.
Easy Skittles Experiment
Help your kids learn while also doing a fun activity. This 4th of July experiment uses Skittles to teach kids about color science. This idea was designed by The Soccer Mom Blog.
Find a unique way to make something crafty for the 4th of July that the kids will love to do. You can then fill the fireworks with candy or other treats. This craft is from Get Your Holiday On.
Handprint Bald Eagle
This is an easy craft for kids that uses their handprints to create this patriotic Bald Eagle. This craft is from Simple Everyday Mom.
No Sew Felt Pinwheels
These adorable felt pinwheels are easy to make. They can be used to decorate for a party or for the summer season. These patriotic pinwheels were created by Julie Measures.
Patriotic Discovery Bottle
Kids will find this patriotic discovery bottle mesmerizing! It is filled with glitter and allows younger kids to participate in the festivities. This 4th of July craft is from Steamsational.
Patriotic Duct Tape Parade Stick
This craft is great for kids because they can help make it as well. They can use it at any 4th of July parade or just around the house. This 4th of July craft is by Crafts by Amanda.
Patriotic Mason Jars
Here is another easy version of the Patriotic Mason Jar from Girl, Just DIY.
Patriotic Paint Bomb
Patriotic paint bombs are a fun alternative to fireworks for kids! This is also a STEM activity, so your kids while be learning as they do a fun activity. This was created by Steamsational.
Patriotic Star Suncatchers
These adorable star suncatchers are easy and fun to make for kids. It uses supplies from around the house and is not messy to make. This cute craft is from Crafts by Amanda.
Pom Pom Bald Eagle
Learn how to make two super cute and easy bald eagle craft ideas for kids: pom pom bald eagles and a patriotic eagle garland. All you need are simple craft supplies! This idea was created by The Soccer Mom Blog.
Red White & Blue Mason Jar Lanterns
Add a gorgeous glow to your Memorial Day or 4th of July celebrations with these fun and easy patriotic kid-made mason jar lanterns! This was created by The Soccer Mom Blog.
Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks
4th of July Printables
4th of July Bingo
The 4th of July Bingo game is perfect for summer picnic, an entertainment party or just to keep kids busy while they are impatiently waiting for fireworks to start. This was created by Maple Planners.
4th of July Scavenger Hunt Printable
Bring the whole family together for some patriotic fun with this Free Printable 4th of July Scavenger Hunt. This free printable was created by Simply Full of Delight.
American Flag Toothpicks
Use this free flag printable to make American Flag toothpicks perfect for patriotic holidays. These would be great toppers for your 4th of July meal. This craft was created by The Keele Deal.
Patriotic Word Scramble
These free printable Patriotic Word Scramble puzzles in 2 levels are a fun way to learn words about our Patriotic holidays! This free 4th of July printable was created by Loving Homeschool.
Loving Homeschool has also created free printable Patriotic Word Search puzzles in 2 levels.
Printable 4th of July Coloring Pages
Here is another set of free printables from Dresses and Dinosaurs.
Printable 4th of July Decoration
This free 4th of July printable is from Family Focus Blog. Simply print it out and place it in a frame to give you home a patriotic feel.
Printable 4th of July Tattoos
Fun, printable 4th of July tattoos are a great addition to any celebration! Great for kiddos and adults. These were created by Lovely Indeed.
4th of July Wreaths
Americana Pinwheel Wreath
This adorable Independence Day wreath was created by Fleece Fun. This is made using felt pinwheels and can be hung either inside or outside!
Easy Paper Plate Wreath
This fun and easy paper plate wreath is a fun craft to make for the 4th of July with supplies you probably already have around the house. This cute idea is from The Keele Deal.
Patriotic Summer Bandanna Wreath
This fun bandanna wreath uses patriotic colors and is great for hanging on the front door or decorating the inside of the house. This 4th of July Wreath was created by Julie Measures.
A stunning patriotic wreath with beautiful florals, ribbon, fabric, and a U.S. flag. This Independence Day wreath was designed by Huckleberry Life.
I hope this list has been helpful for you to find a craft, or a few, to do for this 4th of July. Don’t forget to check out our post on 60 Patriotic 4th of July Dessert Recipes.
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