Mommy And Me
Save your kids from summer boredom with these Fourth of July-inspired crafts. Created for toddlers to teens, these DIY projects will add red, white and blue to your Independence Day fun.
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Let the kids go wild as you all paint a Fourth of July pallet together. Savannah from You're Welcome Savannah painted this pallet with a friend by taping off the pallet using painter's tape. Freehand the stars or use stencils for a kid-friendly craft.
Another craft created by Mod Podge Rocks uses a dollar-store candy dish and tissue paper. Let older children cut their own shapes and adhere them to the dish using sparkle Mod Podge. Let dry and choose a patriotic candy to add for an extra-special addition for children to snack on.
Kathy at Merriment Design produced this safe sparkler for your mini patriots. Older children will enjoy this complex craft using chopsticks and grosgrain ribbon. Stick on their initials for parade and fireworks fun.
Another craft created by Kathy at Merriment Design is patriotic coasters. Using Perler beads, Kathy offers the free tutorial on her website. Help kiddos make and add to Fourth of July decor to keep your picnic table safe from summer condensation.
Kids will go gaga over these popping fireworks created by Gift Decorating. Materials include craft paper, ribbon, a toilet paper roll and popping packaging material. Decorate the outside of the roll and pack poppers into the firework with kids for a fun afternoon activity.
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