28 Awesome Patriotic Crafts for Kids You Need to See

We’ve rounded up some easy Patriotic Crafts for Kids to get your little ones in the mood for celebrating on Labor Day or the Fourth of July!

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These patriotic crafts for kids are a super fun way to put the red, white and blue into your Independence Day celebrations! #patriotic #craftsforkids

Patriotic Crafts for Kids

Independence Day is almost here so we’ve searched high and low for the best patriotic crafts for kids we could find!

You’re going to be spoiled for choice with this collection so be sure to check out all of the ideas and pin your favourites as you go!


My children are going to LOVE these Independence Day crafts for kids - especially the toilet paper tube fireworks!

28. Celebrate the 4th of July with a Fireworks Painting

Celebrate the 4th of July with a Fireworks Painting

Found it here >> Just Bright Ideas

Kids of all ages will have fun making their own fireworks painting, and it’s really easy to set up too.

27. Make a Super Fun Rocket Flyer

Make a Super Fun Rocket Flyer

Found it here >> Brain Power Boy

These rocket flyers are super COOL, not only do they look patriotic but with the help of an elastic band they really fly!

26. Fireworks Play Dough

Fireworks Play Dough

Found it here >> Fantastic Fun and Learning

If you’re looking for a no-mess patriotic craft for your kids try this invitation to play with play dough, we were super intrigued to find out how to make play dough black!

25. Salt Fireworks: Festive Fine Motor Craft for Kids

Salt Fireworks: Festive Fine Motor Craft for Kids

Found it here >> Schooltime Snippets

Here’s another way to make a fabulous fireworks picture, this time it’s a bit of a science experiment too!

24. Fourth of July Crafts Made from Recyclables

Fourth of July Crafts Made from Recyclables

Found it here >> Design Dazzle

If you need a fun table decoration and your kids like recycling crafts this is a great choice for you.

23. 4th of July Printable Paper Chain

4th of July Printable Paper Chain

Found it here >> Love the Day

Putting together paper chains is a lovely calming activity at the end of a hectic day.

22. Homemade Confetti Launchers

Homemade Confetti Launchers

Found it here >> Piikea Street

We cannot get enough of these homemade confetti launchers!

21. Patriotic Firework Paintings

Patriotic Firework Paintings

Found it here >> Inner Child Fun

Who knew there were so many different ways to make a patriotic firework painting!

20. 4th of July Sand Art

4th of July Sand Art

Found it here >> Honey Bear Lane

Here’s a patriotic craft that will be enjoyed by the grownups as much as the kids and makes a lovely table decoration too.

19. Light Up the Sky this Fourth of July

Light Up the Sky this Fourth of July

Found it here >> The Imagination Box

Fireworks are made with chalk this time, but the added New York skyline adds a wow factor to this patriotic craft!

18. DIY Bike License Plates

DIY Bike License Plates

Found it here >> Willow Day

Quick grab the Perler beads because this bike licence plate craft is BRILLIANT!

17. Patriotic Medallion Ribbon

Patriotic Medallion Ribbon

Found it here >> Love the Day

Put everyone at your party in the patriotic spirit by pinning one of these medallion ribbons to their shirt!

16. Easy DIY Rocket Ship Craft

Easy DIY Rocket Ship Craft

Found it here >> Hello Wonderful

How cool are these rockets? And all dressed up for your July 4th celebrations!

15. Fourth of July Flag Craft for Toddlers

Fourth of July Flag Craft for Toddlers

Found it here >> Toddler Approved

This craft is simple enough for a toddler to make and they will love waving their own mini flag at the Independence Day parade!

14. 4th of July Star Sun Catchers: Kids Craft

4th of July Star Sun Catchers: Kids Craft

Found it here >> The Suburban Mom

This sun catcher craft is perfect if you need something last minute because you should have all the materials you need at home already.

13. Duct Tape 4th Of July Banner

Duct Tape 4th Of July Banner

Found it here >> Chic California

If you love to decorate the front porch for July 4th have the kids make you this fabulous duct tape banner!

12. Patriotic Duct Tape Parade Stick

Patriotic Duct Tape Parade Stick

Found it here >> Crafts by Amanda

Let the kids go to town making their own parade stick out of duct tape.

11. DIY Confetti Poppers For 4Th Of July

DIY Confetti Poppers For 4Th Of July

Found it here >> Happiness is Homemade

Because you can never have too many confetti poppers.

10. Patriotic Paper Hat

Patriotic Paper Hat

Found it here >> Tutus and Tea Parties

Paper plates are the perfect ingredient for fun toddler activities and if your little ones love to dress up they are going to have a blast making and wearing this wonderful patriotic paper plate hat.

9. Patriotic Windsock Toilet Paper Roll Kids Craft

Patriotic Windsock Toilet Paper Roll Kids Craft<

Found it here >> A Little Pinch of Perfect

If you have a secret stash of toilet roll holders this patriotic windsock is just what you’ve been waiting for! Add some paint and some ribbon to the mix and you have some wonderful July 4th decorations.

8. 4th of July Hair Bows

4th of July Hair Bows

If your little girl loves bows then she will love to help you make this 4th of July hair bow. Heck it’s so cute you might want to make one for yourself too!

7. July 4th Glitter American Flag Kids’ Art

July 4th Glitter American Flag Kids' Art

Found it here >> Mini Monets and Mommies

If you’ve also been hoarding popsicle sticks then Erica has a wonderful craft idea for making 4th of July flags. Your toddlers and preschoolers will have a blast sprinkling the glitter over the popsicle sticks.

6. Toothpaste Box Firecrackers

Toothpaste Box Firecrackers

Found it here >> The Joys of Boys

How cute are these firecrackers?? And I love finding crafts that use items you were just going to throw away or recycle!

5. 4th of July Craft for Kids: Patriotic Wand

4th of July Craft for Kids: Patriotic Wand

Found it here >> Buggy and Buddy

Younger kids will need some help putting these together, but they will sure have a lot of fun dancing with them when they’re done. Perfect to take to a patriotic party!

4. Cookie Cutter Stamping ~ A Classic 4th of July Craft

Cookie Cutter Stamping ~ A Classic 4th of July Craft

Found it here >> Housing a Forest

This cookie cutter craft is perfect for little hands and will make a fabulous picture to display, or give to grandma as a gift!

3. Easy Patriotic Jar Candle Craft

Easy Patriotic Jar Candle Craft

Found it here >> Fantastic Fun and Learning

What a fabulous way to combine fine motor skill practice with a creative craft that is perfect for decorating the table on Independence Day.

2. Sponge Painted American Flag

Sponge Painted American Flag

Found it here >> No Time for Flash Cards

This sponge painted flag looks like a lot of fun to make!

1. Spin Art Streamers: A 4th of July Craft for Kids

Spin Art Streamers: A 4th of July Craft for Kids

Found it here >> Hands on As We Grow

And then let’s finish up our collection of Red, White and Blue, crafts for kids with these fabulous streamers!