Red, White and YOU: Patriotic Crafts for the 4th

Easy Patriotic Crafts for the 4th of July | Inner Child Giving

Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches  – Cookies, Fro Yo & Sprinkles! These tasty treats would be the perfect way to cool off your little sweeties on the 4th of July

Fireworks Paintings – Paint & Q-tips, that’s all you need for this simple, yet fun activity — now even the little ones can make their own firework display. 

Aluminum Star Napkin Rings – Sparkle up your table for the holiday with this multi-purpose kids craft. Then sit back & enjoy seeing the pride on your children’s faces when they tell everyone how they decorated the table with these fun napkin rings. (courtesy of Inspired by Family)

DIY Fireworks Crowns – A no mess, no fuss craft for all ages! The joy begins when children wear their crowns with pride & get to show off their fun works of art. 

Patriotic Note Cards – Val originally made these cards to send to military servicemen & women deployed overseas. What a wonderful idea and fitting way to teach our children what the 4th of July truly stands for.

Ribbon Threaded Placemats – This  activity can be reused for any occasion by changing out the ribbon. Just a few simple steps and you’ll have a festive placemat for the kids (& parents) to enjoy year round. 

Star Spangled Skirt Tutorial – With a few supplies you can bring new life to an old piece of clothing you’ve not used for a while. Show your pride by embellishing something this Independence Day! (courtesy of Elsie Marley)

We hope you liked these fun, festive crafts as much as we did. If you find another craft you think we should know about it, leave a link in the comments or on our Facebook page!


  1. Great ideas! I think I’m going to have my toddler try the fireworks painting this week–he’ll love it!