The 4th of July is coming up soon, so, we put together a list of fun patriotic craft ideas you are going to want to make for your celebration! These are really simple to make and so bright and pretty.
Not only are they adorable – don’t those red, white, and blue colors just make you incredibly happy and thinking of summer? – but they are super simple to make too. Most are quite inexpensive and can be made with dollar store supplies or ones you already have on hand.
Patriotic Craft Ideas for Beginners
PATRIOTIC TABLECLOTH WEIGHTS From Dollar Store Crafts
This is a great idea for those picnics and backyard BBQs. Weigh down your tablecloth so the wind doesn’t whip it up and spill all your goodies. This is a good project to get the kids working on.
PATRIOTIC TIN CAN WINDSOCK From Fun Holiday Crafts
We can picture these hanging up all throughout the backyard during a fun 4th of July party. Maybe make one for each guest as a take-home favor? It would be simple and inexpensive.
FIRECRACKER TIE DYE T-SHIRT From A Little Craft In Your Day
Inspired by the American flag and the idea of firecrackers on Independence Day, this tie-dye shirt is a quick and easy way to jazz up a plain t-shirt.
FUN CRICUT PATRIOTIC CRAFT IDEAS From Makers Gonna Learn
Wouldn’t it be fun to wear something festive for the 4th? If you have a die-cutting machine, there are so many options available to you!
DIY 4TH OF JULY DECOR From A Little Craft In Your Day
A holiday is not complete without decorations, and we’ve got this simple flag-inspired sign you’re going to love.
DIY 4TH OF JULY WREATH From Craftaholics Anonymous
Perfect for the front door, we’d hang this up all summer long!
DIY 4TH OF JULY INSPIRED HAT From A Little Craft In Your Day
Here are a fun and easy-to-make 4th of July-inspired hat that will take you through the big day and all through the rest of summer too! Show your love of America everywhere you go.
4TH OF JULY LUMINARIES From Crafts By Amanda
Wouldn’t this be pretty if your 4th of July celebration continues after dark. Or just them all summer long for those backyard nights around the bonfire or while stargazing.
FLAG WINEGLASS DIY From Anne’s Entitled Life
Another cute way to display candles, we think this would be cute on the mantel or as a table centerpiece.
POPSICLE STICK VASES From Cutesy Crafts
Another great project for the kids – get them to paint the sticks and then you can help with the gluing.
DIY BANDANA TABLECLOTH From The Gracious Wife
Wouldn’t this tablecloth look great with those tablecloth weights we showed you earlier? Perfect for beach days and picnics too.
PATRIOTIC RAG WREATH From Olives And Okra
Another fun idea for a patriotic wreath – will you put this on your front door or over your fireplace?
4TH OF JULY COFFEE FILTER FLOWERS From Crafts By Amanda
Simple flowers the kids will have a great time making – they’d look great as a centerpiece in some mason jars wouldn’t they?
BUTTON FLAG TRAY From The Country Chic Cottage
This would be adorable on your summer snack table. Use it as she did here for candles or to serve up some goodies.
CROCHET PATRIOTIC HEART ORNAMENT From Golden Lucy Crafts
Love to crochet? You’ll be able to whip these up in almost no time.
DIY AMERICAN FLAG LANTERNS From A Little Craft In Your Day
Aren’t these lanterns gorgeous? No one will believe how easy they were to make.
4TH OF JULY STAR SUN CATCHERS From The Suburban Mom
Fill your windows with these bright and beautiful sun catchers.
PATRIOTIC PAPER STRAW WREATH From Domestically Creative
Made from paper straws? Can you believe it? What a super cute and easy way to make a summer wreath.
USA LAND OF FREE PLAQUE From Makers Gonna Learn
This is so cool, right? It’s a perfect home decor item all year round not just for the 4th of July.
DIY AMERICANA STARS From Lizzy And Erin
Simple sticks form beautiful stars – hang these on a wall or place them all along your mantel!
DIY AMERICAN FLAG PALLET From Home Crafts By Ali
A simple wood pallet turned into a wow piece of decor – we love this one!
PATRIOTIC QUILTED COASTERS From Today’s Creative Life
Are you a quilter? Use up those fabric scraps and make these simple but beautiful coasters.
DIY AMERICAN FLAG TABLE RUNNER From The Idea Room
This table runner is so simple to make but it makes a big impact.
4TH OF JULY GNOMES DIY From Be Brave And Bloom
Gnomes are fun for any season! Make a batch for your 4th of July decorations.
PATRIOTIC STENCILED PILLOW COVERS From Smart Party Planning
A simple stenciling technique will turn plain blah pillow covers into something fun and patriotic!
4TH OF JULY FAVOR BOX From Artsy Fartsy Mama
Isn’t this a great idea for a party? Give each person their own little pack of fun.
PATRIOTIC POM POM WREATH From Little Crafty Bugs
Pompoms are cheap and plentiful at your local dollar store. Put the kids to work creating these fun wreaths.
HANDPRINT AMERICAN FLAG From The Soccer Mom Blog
Do you love handprint art as much as we do? It’s such a great way to create fun crafts and keep a record of how the kids have grown.
SPARKLY GLITTER STAR WAND From Sunshine Whispers
The kids would love having these to wave around – it’s a great alternative to sparklers especially for the little ones.
We hope you have a fun and festive 4th of July! We can’t wait to see what you make.