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Easy 4th of July Crafts for Toddlers & MORE

Today, with the fourth of July approaching quickly I wanted to share some easy crafts for toddlers. I have two boys that are eleven months apart (Irish Twins – ages 2 and 3) which most of you know. I love making things with them and trying to think out of the box ideas to keep them busy. They are all reasonably priced, so you can let your imagination go wild and create some amazing pieces of art to display around your home. Please don’t forget to share in the comments your creations or any other ideas you may have.

Here is a short video showing some ideas that I have listed below and a few others. Check it out.

  1. With a toilet paper roll cut one side with little strips. Let the strips fray out. Then dip in paint and you can make a firework on paper.
  2. Take red, white and blue tissue paper and rip into small pieces. Then tape in the shape on a star cutout.
  3. With white paper plate paint, it red, white, and blue and then once dry cut it so it spirals out. Then you can hang it as an easy decoration.
  4. Make a red, white, and blue Statue of Liberty hats.
  5. Paint some rocks patriotic to add to your garden.
  6. With a flowerpot paint it red, white, and blue. Then you can plant a beautiful flower in it and use it as a centerpiece to your table.
  7. Decorate your own top hat with all kinds of stickers, sparkles, confetti, and more!
  8. Make your own star stencil and decorate your driveway or sidewalk using sidewalk chalk.
  9. Decorate a piece of paper with red, white, and blue then you can make paper lanterns to display on your mantel

Want more ideas? Want something a little more advanced? Watch this video below from Tanner! He has some amazing rustic ideas that even a teen could create.



Would you like more 4th of July ideas in regards to food and more? See Below!


[Click on links below the pictures to take you to individual sites for details.]

DIY Decorations

4th of July picnic all red, white & blue themed.

Kerri Morris has the perfect decor for a Happy 4th Picnic.

Centerpiece for 4th of July!
Create a beautiful centerpiece for your 4th of July table for less than $25!! – Maria Ross
DIY simple crafts for the 4th of JulyAgnes Chrzanowska – Easy patriotic ways to dress up our home -DIY ideas
Beautiful Patriotic Tablescape with Bandanas featured in read and blue.
Let’s celebrate the red, white and blue with this no-sew patriotic tablecloth made from Dollar Store bandanas. – with Michelle James
VIntage look DIY tablescape for the 4th.Super simple vintage 4th of July tablescape inspiration on a DIY budget. – Lia Ewald-White
Cute 4th of July printablesWhether you’re having a small family BBQ or a big Independence Day blow-out, this fun and free 4th of July printables will help you accent your party with some fun & DIY decor printables. – Paul Stainton – click here for 4th dessert recipes!


4oz mason jar with fresh strawberries, whip topping and blueberries.Three easy desserts to delight your family and guests. — with Kippi Kim Gale O’Hern


Blue and white swirl cookie with red accent.Jane Vranic – Add a little red, white and blue to your summer celebrations with these delicious and simple cherry almond sugar cookies.


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