Here’s a big list of fun Fourth of July crafts for adults and kids to make. Most of them are kid-friendly, with some adult supervision.
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This is a recipe for making your own red, white and blue sidewalk chalk in the shape of stars. This is not a project younger kids can help with, but once it's done, they will love playing with the chalks.
With paper plates and colored paper and some basic household items, you can make this simple but delightful July Fourth wreath. This is a kid-friendly project. And if you don't have a star hole punch, you can use a cookie cutter or create a stencil.
These red, white and blue tin cans hold tea light candles, and the holes in the cans let the light shine through. The only part of this that isn't kid friendly is using a hammer and nails to make the holes.
This moasic flag is actually a collage using old magazines - or junk mail, or anything in the right colors - to make a design that looks like the American flag. This is a great way for kids to learn collage.