GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Get kids involved and keep their creative juices flowing with some fun ideas for Fourth of July crafts, courtesy of Parent Map.
Replace real fireworks with these harmless confetti popper rockets. Alpha Mom uses just a handful of materials that you might already have around the house!
2. Salad Spinner Fireworks
Use that old salad spinner to create beautiful fireworks artwork! Scrumdilly-Do offers some great advice to dress your kids in clothing that can get messy.
Create this cute craft while cherishing your kiddos’ handprints and footprints. As Serendipity lists, all you need is some finger paint, a paintbrush, poster board, and some tiny fingers and toes.
Make beautiful firework flowers out of coffee filters. Crafts by Amanda takes you through this easy, fun and festive craft that makes a perfect Fourth of July picnic table centerpiece!
Stay cool and have a little treat at the same time with a cool ice star necklace! Maya*Made found star-shaped ice trays at Ikea to make these fun treats. Give yours a little extra flavor and color with herbs or edible flowers.
Create tiny Uncle Sam, Statue of Liberty, and American Bald Eagle with these patriotic puppets from Craft Jr. They’re easy for kids to make and can be used year-round.
Alpha Mom has another great idea to keep pesky picnic pests away from your Fourth of July festivities. Festive with red, white and blue, these candles are made with things like old crayons, soy wax, citronella oil, and a braided candle wick. Adults will have to help the kids with this project.
All you need is some regular paper towel to make this clever American flag place mat. No Time for Flash Cards breaks down the steps for this simple and fun craft!
9. Red, White & Blue Clips
If the weather calls for wind, keep paper plates, napkins, and plastic silverware all together in a neat bundle with these colorful Fourth of July clips from Skip To My Lou.
These inexpensive tissue paper candle holders add a fun, festive touch to your Fourth of July feast. Red Bird Crafts shows how you can make them with items from your recycling bin!
For more fun, family-friendly craft ideas, check out Maranda’s Pinterest page by clicking here!