25 Crafts & Activities for the 4th of July

The 4th of July will be here before we know it!

Celebrate summer’s favorite holiday with some red, white, and blue crafts and activities. The kids are going to love these ideas!

Fun crafts and activities are the perfect way to fill the time while kids are waiting for fireworks to start. Of course, these patriotic kids activities are great for Labor Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, or just about any other day of the year. Red, white, and blue is always a good idea!

On this list, you’ll find everything from coloring pages and a slime recipe to tie-dye shirts and handprint crafts. There is something on this list for kids of all ages. I promise you’re going to want to work your way through these patriotic activities all summer long. 

Crafts & Activities for the 4th of July


  1. 4th of July Piñata Balloons :: The Gunny Sack

  2. Uncle Sam Pringles Can :: Anti-June Cleaver

  3. Patriotic Kids Blower :: Natural Beach Living

  4. Easy DIY 4th of July Planter :: Thrifty Jinxy

  5. Uncle Sam 4th of July Craft :: Big Family Blessings

  6. Paper Lantern Kids Craft 4th of July Style :: The Crafting Chicks

  7. Patriotic Party Slime :: The Farm Girl Gabs

  8. DIY Confetti Poppers for 4th of July :: Happiness is Homemade


  1. Tissue Paper Flag Suncatcher :: The Simple Parent

  2. Paper Plate Flag :: Crafts on Sea

  3. Handprint American Flag :: The Soccer Mom Blog

  4. Edible Flag and Craft :: The Educators’ Spin on It


  1. DIY Fourth of July Pinwheels :: ModernMami

  2. 4th Of July Patriotic Stars Thumbprint Craft :: A Dab of Glue will Do

  3. Popsicle Stick Star Streamers :: Happiness is Homemade

  4. Yarn-Wrapped Stars :: Fantastic Fun and Learning


  1. DIY Sparkler Tee for the 4th of July :: Mom Endeavors

  2. 4th of July Craft Bracelet for Kids :: Fantastic Fun and Learning

  3. Firework Headbands :: CraftBits

  4. The Original Bomb Pop® Tie-Dye Shirts :: The Shirley Journey

  5. Easy 4th of July T-Shirt Wreath :: The Soccer Mom Blog


  1. Free 4th Of July Coloring Pages :: Easy Peasy and Fun

  2. 4th of July Bingo Scavenger Hunt :: Big Family Blessings

  3. Fun and Free Printable 4th of July I Spy Game :: Two Kids and a Coupon

  4. 4th Of July Vocabulary Activities :: ABCs of Literacy