4 DIY Fourth of July Crafts to Make with Your Grandkids

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Independence Day is rapidly approaching, but there’s still time to get into the patriotic spirit. Invite your grandkids over for these kid-friendly activities they’re sure to love and start July off with a bang!

  1. Fourth of July Crowns

What’s the perfect finishing touch to your grandchildren’s red, white and blue outfits? These adorable paper crowns! Combine a couple of craft items for a fun accessory for firework watching.

  1. Uncle Sam Paper Bag Puppets

Learn about history while making these Uncle Sam paper bag puppets. As a bonus, after creating them, have the youngsters put on a show for the whole family to enjoy!

  1. Popsicle Stick Flags

Do your grandchildren love painting? Then, they’ll love making these flags! Jumbo popsicle sticks are transformed with red, white and blue colors, and can be used as table décor or as gifts for family and friends.

  1. Red, White and Blue Banner

Leftover scrapbook paper, burlap and string can be combined to make entry ways and backyard decks even more festive! A full shopping list and instructions can be found here.

Your grandchildren will love spending time with you crafting these themed projects. Want even more fun? Invite the grandkids into the kitchen to make these easy bacon-wrapped potatoes as a side dish to a backyard cookout.