Using fun patriotic crafts and activities is a great lead-in to talking with our kids about the history behind the Fourth of July and why we celebrate it. Here’s a roundup of 18 easy & kid-friendly 4th of July themed activities to get your kids excited and to start an important discussion about our country and the freedoms we have here in the USA!
The 4th of July is fast approaching, so I’ve been thinking of ways to incorporate this holiday into our life in the days and weeks leading up to the big day. Using a fun activity is a great way to open up the discussion about the history behind this special day, what it means for our country, and why we celebrate it. Yes, the swimming and BBQs and fireworks are all fun, but this is a very important holiday and a great time to teach our kids some US history!
I’ve rounded up some fun and easy things to do with our kids to help lead us into a discussion about our country and the freedoms we’re blessed to have for living here.
Popcorn Recipe with Printable 4th of July Popcorn Boxes from inkhappi
Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch from Mom Endeavors
Watermelon Stars from inkhappi
Patriotic Oreo Pops from Happiness is Homemade
Watermelon Lime Ice Granita from The Domestic Lifestylist
Star Spangled Popcorn Balls from inkhappi
Patriotic Star Wreath from Glitter on a Dime
DIY Firework Ribbon Wands from I Heart Naptime
Patriotic Crown from A Pumpkin and A Princess
Popsicle Stick American Flag from STL Motherhood
Patriotic Parade Wands from That’s What Che Said
DIY Confetti Poppers from Happiness is Homemade
Patriotic Tie Dye Shirts from Mom Endeavors
4th of July Bingo from Alice and Lois
4th of July Books from Mommy Evolution
4th of July I Spy from Kleinworth and Co.
4th of July Party Favors from inkhappi
4th of July Photo Booth Props from I Heart Naptime
That’s 18 fun 4th of July history conversation starters, all in one place.
Which one are you most excited to try?