Crafts

Show your patriotic spirit! Try these crafts, games, and activities to make this Fourth of July extra fun for the kids.

Make a Paper Star

These hanging stars may look store-bought, but they're a cinch to cut and fold. Make red, white, and blue stars for a patriotic front porch display!

Fun July 4th Ideas!

Celebrate July 4th with this collection of great games, decorations, crafts, recipes, and more -- all perfect for an Independence Day party!

Firecracker Flags

Show your stripes (and stars) with twirly paper wind socks.

Festive Flags

Show your pride this Fourth of July or Memorial Day with these all-American decorations. Hang homemade wind socks in red, white, and blue, and let your spirit fly!

Fourth of July Parade Decorations

Round up the neighborhood kids and deck them (and their rides) out in all things July 4th. A festive motorcade will get everyone in the mood for fireworks and hot dogs!

July 4th Confetti Popper

Instructions for making a colorful Fourth of Julyconfetti launcher.

Bandana Banner

No celebration is complete without appropriate decor. This holiday garland and matching placemat will kick off your July Fourth feast. Consider these crafts your declaration of independence.

Fourth of July Parade Stick Craft

Celebrate July 4th with these glittery, star-spangled batons.

Lady Liberty

Nothing is more iconic on July Fourth than The Statue of Liberty. Wear this simple headpiece as a badge of honor.

Canned Goods Can Toss

Partygoers will have a blast with this fun carnival game, crafted from tin cans. Known as the "rocket toss," each player gets three tries to knock over the pyramid. Let the games begin!

July 4th Lady Liberty Crown

Instructions for making a Fourth of July crown from craft foam.

5 Fun Crafts for the 4th of July

Get ready to rock your block party this Fourth of July! Gather friends into your star-spangled backyard for a day of silly costumes, serious lip-syncing, and macaroni necklaces. Let the fireworks begin!

Patriotic Pinwheels

Let your child give this easy project a whirl.

July 4th Fun

Celebrate America's independence with festive crafts, activities, and snacks!

Holiday Headgear Craft

Before the parade passes by, be sure to dress for the occasion. This cute crown completes the perfect outfit for the celebration.

Stately Symbol

Ignite the holiday spirit in your guests from the moment they arrive. This themed wreath will be great to reuse every year.

Star Spangled Wind Socks

Show your stripes (and stars) with twirly paper wind socks.

How to Decorate Your Kid's Bike for a Patriotic Parade

We hold this truth to be self-evident: Every kid loves a parade. Even better: decking out their bike or trike to ride in one!

4 Fun Ways to Decorate Kids' Bike Spokes

Make your kid's ride stand out with these easy-to-do bicycle decorations, whether you're planning to ride in a parade or just cruising around town.

6 Games and Treats for a Fun Fourth of July Beach Party

From candy rocket kebabs to a patriotic ring toss game, you'll find everything you need here to throw a fun Independence Day party with kids.

Flowery Flags

For a more feminine touch to celebrate our country's forefathers, craft these red, white, and 'bloom' barrettes.