J crafts for kids: July 4th craft ideas

Here are a few of the best patriotic July 4th crafts for kids: crayon fireworks, red white and blue 3 second slushie and a free-form artwork activity.

This week I am featuring July 4th craft ideas for kids (J crafts, in keeping with my A-Z of crafts for kids, of course!) from last week’s #Pintorials.

July 4th craft ideas

Best July 4th craft ideas for kids (J crafts):

  • Patriotic 3 second slushie by Our Adventure Story: These were made for Memorial day, but I think they would work just as well for 4th July (or indeed any hot Summer day!)
  • DIY crayon fireworks from sparkling buds: One of the easiest of the July 4th craft ideas, using just crayons, black tempera paint and a toothpick.
  • Patriotic open-ended art activity from BP photo art: This is my favourite kind of crafting activity with kids: give them some supplies and let them loose to create in their own style!

This week I’m linking up our super-easy DIY Fathers’ day gift tutorial (we gave this to MisterPodge last year) – a speech bubble photo project.

Why not pop round to my co-hosts; Eileen (Fathers day gifts), Kate (nature crafts for kids) and Anna (mess free tactile sensory play) too?
If you’d like to link up, here’s a reminder of the rules (remember – please only link up one post per week)…

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  • Add the URL of your Pin or blog post below using the Linky. We will then add it to our Pintorials Pinterest Board. It must be an instruction based post of some kind but this could be crafts, recipes or anything else. It can be old or new, but please only add each thing once and add only one post a week.
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