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
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.
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.
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.
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!
A holiday is not complete without decorations, and we’ve got this simple flag-inspired sign you’re going to love.
Perfect for the front door, we’d hang this up all summer long!
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.
Another cute way to display candles, we think this would be cute on the mantel or as a table centerpiece.
Another great project for the kids – get them to paint the sticks and then you can help with the gluing.
Wouldn’t this tablecloth look great with those tablecloth weights we showed you earlier? Perfect for beach days and picnics too.
Another fun idea for a patriotic wreath – will you put this on your front door or over your fireplace?
Simple flowers the kids will have a great time making – they’d look great as a centerpiece in some mason jars wouldn’t they?
This would be adorable on your summer snack table. Use it as she did here for candles or to serve up some goodies.
Love to crochet? You’ll be able to whip these up in almost no time.
Aren’t these lanterns gorgeous? No one will believe how easy they were to make.
Fill your windows with these bright and beautiful sun catchers.
Made from paper straws? Can you believe it? What a super cute and easy way to make a summer wreath.
This is so cool, right? It’s a perfect home decor item all year round not just for the 4th of July.
Simple sticks form beautiful stars – hang these on a wall or place them all along your mantel!
A simple wood pallet turned into a wow piece of decor – we love this one!
Are you a quilter? Use up those fabric scraps and make these simple but beautiful coasters.
This table runner is so simple to make but it makes a big impact.
Gnomes are fun for any season! Make a batch for your 4th of July decorations.
A simple stenciling technique will turn plain blah pillow covers into something fun and patriotic!
Isn’t this a great idea for a party? Give each person their own little pack of fun.
Pompoms are cheap and plentiful at your local dollar store. Put the kids to work creating these fun wreaths.
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.
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.