10 Fun Fourth of July Crafts for All Ages

Celebrate Independence Day with fun activities and crafts that the whole family will enjoy. Whether you are hosting a small gathering or just celebrating with the family, pulling out some fun crafts can be a great way to pass the time between bbq’s and firework shows. These red, white and blue themed crafts will be great to keep small hands busy, while adding décor and celebration to your fourth of July.

1. Jewelry Making

Red, white and blue beaded bracelets and necklaces are a fun way to add some festivity to your outfit

2. Marble Fireworks Art

A perfect art project and activity for kids that doesn’t involve actual fire, these marble fireworks are so much fun and make a unique design each time

3. Confetti Poppers

Create your own poppers and use them again and again with this simple design using balloons and toilet paper rolls

4. 4th of July Flashlights

As evening rolls around these flashlights are a perfect way for kids to say safe and festively illuminate the night

5. Star Spangled Slime 


I’m not sure if there is any kid who doesn’t love slime, but this one has stars, and sparkles, perfect for the 4th

6. Ribbon Wand 

Fun for all ages, these wood and ribbon wands are great for parades, parties, and running around the backyard

7. American Flag Popsicle Sticks

These easy to create flags are a simple festive activity and can even be made into magnets

8. Tissue Paper Sparklers

Great for shaking like pom-poms or as tabletop centerpieces, these tissue paper sparklers are safe and cute

9. Patriotic Paper Windsock

Perfect for the 4th of July, these windsocks can be decorated any way you like for festive décor all summer long

10. Finger-paint (and footprint) Flag

A fun way to see how much your kids have grown, these finger and footprint American flags make adorable decorations in your home too