Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Celebrating Independence Day with some fun and easy 4th of July crafts for kids can be so much fun! Here I’ve rounded up over 50 festive 4th of July crafts for toddlers, preschoolers, and other young kids to get in on the holiday festivities.

Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Fun and Easy 4th of July Crafts for Toddlers and Up

There are so many great ways to celebrate the Independence of our country. It’s a fun day for everyone to get together, have great food, watch the fireworks, and appreciate the precious freedom that we have.

And there are a lot of great ways that you can help your kids to get in on the festivities too.

You can read them some great 4th of July books to help teach them about the meaning of the holiday.

You can play fun holiday games with them, and make sure they do all the classics like play with sparklers and watch the fireworks.

And if you and your kids are crafty, it’s a great time to break out the red, white, and blue craft supplies and make some fun and festive 4th of July crafts for kids and the whole family. Below I’ve rounded up a whole slew of creative 4th of July crafts for toddlers and older kids that you and your kids of all ages can try to make. Enjoy!

4th of July Crafts for Kids

1. Your kids will have a blast making these gorgeous firework salt painting craft projects to celebrate the 4th of July. Busy Mommy Media

2. Help your kids to create a craft they can wear to the 4th of July fireworks show with this cute star hat craft. Styles at Life

3. Complete the fireworks ensemble with this fun patriotic necklace craft. This one is great for fine motor practice too! Buggy and Buddy

4. Kids love to paint, especially with strange objects! So your children will have so much fun painting this American flag with pom poms. Crafty Morning

5. Give your kids their own special flag to wave around at the parade or fireworks with these easy 4th of July Popsicle stick flags. Glued to My Crafts Blog

6. Craft kits can be a lifesaver because you don’t have to find all the supplies! This fun and cute patriotic foam glasses craft kit will give your kids something fun to make and wear for 4th of July. Fun Express

7. Make a memorable keepsake while documenting your child’s hand size with these beautiful patriotic hand print crafts. B-Inspired Mama

8. This simple paper plate flag craft can be really fun for kids to make for 4th of July while also being a festive decoration to hang up for the holiday. Craft Corner DIY

9. This fun 3D egg carton american flag can be a great decoration for your home during the 4th of July while also being fun for the kids to help make. Crafty Morning

10. Your kids will have a blast using golf balls to paint these festive golf ball fireworks for Independence Day. The Realistic Mama

11. Have your kids get creative while painting these beautiful watercolor flags for 4th of July using all sorts of great materials for the flags. Make and Takes

12. Kids love to use dot markers! And this American flag with do a dot paint craft will be a blast for them to do while practicing fine motor skills. Meaningful Mama

13. Rock painting can be so much fun for kids from toddlers and preschoolers to teenagers. So have your children go on a rock hunt and then paint patriotic themed rocks for 4th of July. Styles at Life

14. If you want to do fireworks themed 4th of July crafts with your kids but can’t seem to get them looking like fireworks (more like blobs) then you’ll love this easy salt painted fireworks with a free template. The Best Ideas for Kids

15. This is the stuff great 4th of July preschool crafts are made of — paper plates, paint, and American flags. Your little one will love doing this super easy paper plate flag craft with you. Crafts on Sea

16. Your child will love to get creative making these adorable and decorative popsicle stick star streamers. You could hang them up or let them run around with them afterwards. Happiness is Homemade

17. Have your kids help decorate the windows with this fun and super cute patriotic sun catcher craft. A Little Pinch of Perfect

18. Here’s another fun craft kit. Your child will enjoy helping do decorate for 4th of July with this cute USA flag pom pom sign craft kit. Fun Express

19. Make even bubble blowing patriotic with these adorable patriot star bubble wands. I Heart Crafty Things

20. If your child loves to paint, then they’ll love painting patriotic fireworks using straws. Use red and blue paint to make it even more festive. Craft Morning

21. Did you know you can use puffy paint to make window clings? Pretty cool! You and your child will have a lot of fun making and enjoying these DIY patriotic window clings. Chica Circle

22. You and your children can make these cute popsicle stick flags to decorate the house for the 4th of July holiday. Ginger Snap Crafts

23. Have your kids make something fun to wear for the 4th of July fireworks with these cute exploding pipe cleaner fireworks rings. Mom Dot

24. Pick up this USA beaded American flag necklace kit and your child will have a lot of fun making their own patriotic necklaces. Aunt Jenny’s Beads

25. Let your child create something they can use in the 4th of July festivities with this easy and cute patriotic kids blower craft. Natural Beach Living

26. Give your child an opportunity to express their creativity through paint with this fun fireworks painting with tissue rolls craft. Happiness is Homemade

27. Keep it simple with this easy 4th of July craft for toddlers or preschoolers using dot markers to paint star shapes. A Dab of Glue Will Do

28. Use decorative patriotic paper straws to help your child create a cute and festive flag craft with straws. I Heart Crafty Things

29. Celebrate our Independence Day as you teach your child about the American flag with this simple pom pom American flag craft. Raising Little Superheroes

30. Have your child make something that you can use to decorate the house with by making this cute patriotic star wreath craft. The Resourceful Mama

31. Your kiddo will love making these adorable patriotic bug magnets to hang on the fridge with this handy craft kit. Fun Express

32. These beautiful glitter glue fireworks are sure to be a hit with your preschooler (who, if they’re anything like my preschooler, adores using glitter glue). Twitchetts

33. These cute an unique q-tip fireworks are sure to be a hit craft for your child to enjoy making. Crafty Morning

34 Sometimes the most simple crafts are the ones that kids love the most. And these patriotic tissue paper stars are the perfect 4th of July craft for your toddler to do. Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

35. Ooey gooey and patriotic to boot. Your little one will have a blast both making and playing with this star spangled slime especially for the 4th of July. I Can Teach My Child

36. This gorgeous American flag watercolor craft is surprisingly easy for your child to make and makes for a festive piece to display for Independence Day. Inspired Motherhood

37. This easy and pretty patriotic wind catcher will be so much fun for you to make with your child. And then hang it outside to enjoy for the holiday. Crafty Morning

38. Have your child help you make something they can safely “explode” for the 4th of July holiday with these fun and safe patriotic confetti launchers. Piikea Street

39. Making these fidget spinner fireworks will be a blast for your kiddo and the result is truly patriotic and artistic. Twitchetts

40. These 4th of July sparkle sensory bottles are so much fun for kids of all ages to create and play with afterwards. Things to Share and Remember

41. These incredibly cute DIY cardboard Fourth of July hats will be a blast to make with your child and simply hilarious to wear together for the festivities. Pink Stripey Socks

42. Give your kids an opportunity to get a bit messy as they make these fun shaving cream fireworks. I Can Teach My Child

43. This handy 4th of July coloring book is a PDF file with 30 simple and cute holiday coloring pages. This can be great to have on hand for something quick and easy for your kids to do. Kingsley Publishing

44. Have your children help you to decorate for the holiday with these simple and beautiful 4th of July stained glass bunting. Here Come the Girls

45. Have your little one do a craft that has a bit of a bang with a hint of personalization to it with this cute and festive handprint fireworks craft. Ava’s Alphabet

46. These easy and fun patriotic glitter art craft kits are sure to be a hit with your kids this 4th of July. Fun Express

47. Your kids will have so much fun making these DIY beaded sun catchers with you. And they make such a beautiful wind chime when they’re done. Beneath My Heart

48. After you make these flag ribbon wands with your child they can be used year after year for your 4th of July celebrations. Views From a Step Stool

49. These super festive sparkler firework crafts are sparkly and crinkly and will be a big hit with any kid to make and play with. Kid’s Craft Room

50. Making these (semi) mess free patriotic star paintings are going to be a blast for your child. This is one of those perfect 4th of July crafts for toddlers who need a little action with their crafting! Toddler Approved

51. Have your kids make these adorable paper firecracker crafts and use them for decorating for your 4th of July party! They’re fun to make and cute decoration to boot. Twitchetts

52. Get out your popsicle sticks and construction paper for this classic 4th of July fireworks rocket craft for preschoolers. Our Kid Things

Have a Happy Independence Day with These 4th of July Preschool Crafts

I hope you and your children have a wonderful and Happy 4th of July this year. And I hope that these fun and creative 4th of July crafts will inspire you and your kids to celebrate the festivities even more this year.

Free Letter E Printable Do a Dot Pages

Free Letter E Printable Do a Dot Pages

Today I have some letter E free printable do a dot pages that will be the perfect addition to your preschool letter of the week program for the letter E. These E is for Elephant letter E printable dot pages come in eight different variations including uppercase and lowercase, color, black and white, and ones with and without writing practice.

But before we get to the dot pages, let’s talk about a few of the fun ways that you can use these letter E do a dot printable pages with your preschooler.

Free Letter E Printable Do a Dot Pages

Letter E Do a Dot Printable Pages

Do a dot printable pages are really fun and versitile for kids. It might seem like you can only use them one way (with dot markers), but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. They can be used in a lot of different ways to teach basic preschool concepts.

In this post for the letter E printable dot pages I’d like to explore just a few different ways you can use them, but be sure to browse through my other posts for dot printable pages to get even more inspiration on how to use these with your preschooler.

Then you can grab your free letter E dot pages at the bottom of this post.

Letter E Printable With Dot Stickers

First let’s talk about how you can use these letter E do a dot printable pages with dot stickers. These can be really fun for kids to use and they come in a wide range of colors.

Dot stickers are great because they give your child some fine motor practice and one to one correspondence.

You can also print out the black and white version of this letter E printable dot page and have them color in the rest of the page with markers, crayons, or colored pencils. Believe me, it’s harder than you’d think to color around the dots! It’s good fine motor practice for them.

Letter E Printable With Crayons

Next let’s explore how you can use these letter E free printable do a dot pages with crayons. Print out the color version of the dot page and have your child color in the dots with crayons (or colored pencils or markers). As I said above, this is harder than it looks and is great fine motor practice.

Also if you print out the version of the dot page with the tracing practice then they can have a little writing practice thrown in there.

Letter E Printable With Play Dough

Another fun way you can use this letter E printable dot page is with play dough! Even if you don’t want to laminate the page, you can stick it into a dry erase pocket to protect it for repeated use.

Have your child make balls of play dough and place them onto each dot. You can even have them squish down the balls to fill in each dot on the page too.

Letter E Printable With Magnetic Thumb Tacks

This E is for Elephant printable can also be used with magnetic thumb tacks. These are really fun for kids because kids just love magnets.

Have your child place one magnetic thumb tack onto each dot. This is great for fine motor practice as they pick them up and also for one to one correspondence.

Grab The Letter E Free Printable Do a Dot Pages

These are just a few ideas for how to use these fun letter E printable dot pages. I’m sure you can think of even more fun ways to utilize these free pages to help teach your preschooler about the letter E in a fun and engaging way.

You can download the letter E do a dot printable pages by clicking the button below. Just print them, laminate them (or use dry erase pockets) and enjoy utilizing them in your homeschool preschool for letter E.

To get your free printable, CLICK HERE

Looking for more ideas on how to teach the letter E? Have a look at my other letter E printables and resources available here.

Need alphabet do a dot printables for other letters? You can view the previous letter D printable dot pages here.

Frog Activities for Preschool

Frog Activities for Preschool

Here I have rounded up over 45 frog activities for preschool, kindergarten, and other young children that will make your frog theme unit for homeschool so much fun while being educational at the same time.

Frog Activities for Preschool

Frog Theme Unit Homeschool Ideas

Are you doing a frog theme with your child for homeschool? They can be so much fun! Especially when you pair some cute and educational frog books with these fun frog activities for preschool.

I’ve also included some great frog activities for other young elementary children too. You and your child are going to have a great time learning about frogs with these frog games, printables, and activities for kids.

Frog Activities for Preschool and Young Kids

Let’s get to the list! I’ve rounded up a wide variety of frog activities that will go great with any frog theme.

These activities include things to help learn about literacy, writing, sensory, math, essential preschool skills, fine motor skills, and gross motor frog games for kids.

There are worksheets, activities, games, and more here for you to choose from. You’re sure to find something here you and your child will love.

1. Learn about where frogs live while exploring through sensory play with this fun and colorful frog pond habitat sensory bin. Life Over C’s

2. Teach your preschooler about their letters, numbers and shapes in a froggy fun way with this adorable pond frogs activity bundle. Laughing and Learning

3. Forget painting with a paintbrush, let your kiddo have some extra fun painting with these clever and messy golf ball painted frog puppets. Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

4. Act like frogs in search of their dinner with this clever sticky frog tongue craft. Kids Activities Blog

5. Let your preschooler practice their writing while down at the pond with this frog letter writing practice tray. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

6. Take a snack break while learning about the frog life cycle with this edible frog life cycle snack. Teach Beside Me

7. Teach math, literacy, and writing with fun frog activities in this pond preschool pack. Busy Hands and Minds

8. Enhance your preschooler’s play dough play by inviting them to learn about frogs as they play with these frog pond play dough printables. Life Over C’s

9. If you need some good worksheets to go along with your frog theme week for your preschooler, then these pond printables for preschool are a great addition to your frog unit. Free Homeschool Deals

10. Let your preschooler enjoy some sensory play as they learn about frogs with this fun and engaging frog life cycle water bead sensory bin. Views From a Step Stool

11. Teach your child about graphing and visual discrimination in a fun way with this frog race graphing game. Simple Fun for Kids

12. Mix together a little bit of science, a dash of sensory play and even a pinch of art as you make these slime lily pads for your toy frogs. The Kindergarten Connection

13. Invite your preschooler to the world of slimy green frogs with this frog sensory play invitation tray. Let their imaginations run wild. Teaching Mama

14. Teach your child valuable math and literacy skills while staying within the frog theme with these clever and fun pond life math & literacy printables. Karen Cox

15. Practice uppercase and lowercase letter recognition with this adorable frogs and flies alphabet match game. The Classroom Creative

16. Get crafty as you do this simple and clever frog footprints sponge painting with your preschooler. Education.com

17. Give your child the opportunity to practice number recognition in multiple representations while exercising their one-to-one correspondence with this frog roll and cover game. Preschool Play

18. Learn about the life cycle of a frog in a tasty and colorful way with this life cycle of a frog craft activity. The Inspiration Edit

19. Teach your preschooler about shapes, practice some early reading and work on the fine motor skill of coloring in the lines with this color by shape frog worksheet. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

20. Here’s another fun way to teach your child about the life cycle of a frog. If they love puzzles then they will have so much fun with this 5 layer life cycle of a frog Montessori inspired puzzle. Onshine

21. Help your little one get some wiggles out while learning about measuring with this frog jump and measure gross motor math activity. Coffee Cups and Crayons

22. Practice counting in a fun way with this frog themed frog eggs counting activity. Planning Playtime

23. Get messy, sticky, and green with this gelatin swamp sensory tub play activity. Rescue the swamp animals from the goo! No Time for Flashcards

24. If your preschooler loves LEGO Duplos then they will have a ball doing this LEGO Duplo frog build with you. Frugal Fun 4 Boys

25. Round out your frog theme preschool unit with this fun selection of frog theme activities and free printables including songs, rhymes, and activity packs. KidSparkz

26. Teach your child about math and comparing numbers with this unique and adorable frog balance math game. Inpher

27. Inspire creativity and imaginative play with this versatile and fun frog pond play dough activity. Pre-K Pages

28. Review the frog life cycle while assembling this cute frog life cycle printable puzzle with your preschooler. Views From a Step Stool

29. Help your child practice the skill of following directions while also learning about positional words with this cute “Where’s Froggy?” positional concepts activity. Speech Sprouts Therapy

30. Teach your preschooler about patterning while staying on frog theme with these cute frog patterns math worksheets. Paula’s Primary Classroom

31. Practice valuable fine motor skills with this simple and yet always-a-hit feed the frog fine motor activity. Therapy Fun Zone

32. Measure how high the frogs are jumping using Unifix cubes with this frog jump measurement activity. Planning Playtime

33. Teach your preschooler about their shapes, help them practice their pre-writing skills, and giggle over this frog I spy a shape game. Pocket of Preschool

34. Help your child learn about their colors as they help these frogs find their lunch with this color matching frogs game. The Kindergarten Connection

35. If you have an older child who is doing the frog unit with you or your preschooler is advanced at math, then this lily pad math subtraction activity will be a fun addition to your frog theme. No Time for Flashcards

36. Pick up some frog life cycle figurines and use them with these frog life cycle 3-part cards with definitions to help teach your child about the life cycle of frogs. Montessori 123

37. Teach your little early reader about blending with this cute and fun frog hop phonics blending game. Rainy Day Mum

38. Help your preschooler to practice following directions while learning about positional words with this prepositions where questions game. Speech Sprouts

39. Practice counting while getting out some energy and acting like frogs with this simple yet fun lily pad number hop activity. Toddler Approved

40. Work on those valuable pre-writing skills while helping these froggy friends get to their destination with this fun spring frogs tracing activity. Fluffy Tots

41. If your child is old enough to do LEGOS then this adorable LEGO frog build will be a lot of fun for them to do during your frog theme unit. Re-brick-able

42. Help your preschooler practice their shapes with these cute frog shaped lily pad matching game shape mats. File Folder Heaven

43. Teach your child about addition in a fun and interactive way with this frogs n’ flies spin and add game. Preschool Play

44. Practice another essential preschool skill gone froggy with this simple and interactive frog color sort activity. Child Care Land

45. Practice counting with your preschooler with this versatile and fun frog lily pad counting activity. Early Learning Ideas

46. Have fun and exercise some gross motor skills with this creative frog toss game for kids. Little Family Fun

47. Teach your child how to see shapes in real life with this educational and colorful frogs in the pond shape match activity. Frogs and Fairies

48. Finish out your frog theme week with this super fun and adorable frog pond sensory bin that your little one is sure to enjoy! Pre-K Pages

Enjoy These Frog Activities and Games for Kids!

To put together your own frog unit, simply round up the frog activities you want to use with in your frog theme and then pick up a variety of fiction and non-fiction frog picture books to go along with them.

By doing this you’ll have put together a really fun and educational frog theme for your child’s homeschool. Enjoy!

Did I miss any other great frog activities for preschool? Be sure to share your favorites in the comments below.

Free Letter P Printable Do a Dot Pages

Free Letter P Printable Do a Dot Pages

As your preschooler learns about the letter P, using letter P printable worksheets can help to re-enforce letter recognition and formation. Letter P free printable do a dot pages are a great addition to your letter of the week program for P. Today I have some fun letter P do a dot printable pages that come in eight different versions including color and black and white choices. I have also included versions with and without a handwriting practice area.

Let’s explore a few different fun ways that you can use these letter P is for Pig dot worksheets, then at the bottom you can download the pages for you to use with your preschooler.

Free Letter P Printable Do a Dot Pages

Letter P Do a Dot Printable Pages

Dot pages are a wonderful way to help teach your preschooler about the letter P. Using these letter P printable dot worksheets will help your child learn how to recognize the letter P while at the same time practicing their fine motor skills and one-to-one correspondence. There are always ways that you can help them practice their art skills with these letter P is for Pig worksheets too.

Did you know though that these letter P do a dot pages don’t have to be used with just dot markers. While dot markers are great and a lot of fun for kids, there are other ways that you can use these worksheets to introduce a variety of skills and keep things interesting. Let’s explore just a few ways that you can use them below, then you can grab your letter P free printable do a dot pages at the bottom of this post.

 

Letter P Printable With Dot Stickers

Let’s first look at how you can use these letter P is for Pig dot worksheets with dot stickers. I love using dot stickers with these kinds of pages because children love to use stickers, they’re easy to clean up, and they help them to practice essential things preschoolers need to learn like using stickers, one-to-one correspondence, and a bit of fine motor work too. They also come in a lot of great colors, just be sure to get the 3/4″ ones for these dot worksheets.

 

Letter P Printable With Paint and Crayons

If your preschooler loves to paint then set them up with a black and white version of the letter P dot worksheet and have them use craft paint to paint it! You can do this a number of ways, either have them paint the whole page or you can also have them use triangular crayons to color the page so they can practice their tripod grasp. You can also have them trace the letters on the page too with a marker or the triangular crayons (although it’s kind of tough to do with the crayons).

 

Letter P Printable With Unifix Cubes

Next you can print this P is for Pig worksheet out and slide it into a dry erase pocket (or laminate it). Then have them place Unifix cubes on to each dot. Even though Unifix cubes are square they are a great size to practice one-to-one correspondence with the dots. They also come in a lot of great colors. These pink ones pictured don’t come in the standard set of Unifix cubes, but you can pick them up separately if you want to here.

 

Letter P Printable With Power Magnets

Another things preschoolers really love? Magnets! So you can use these letter P do a dot printable worksheets with power magnets. Power magnets are basically circular magnets that are just the right size for using with these dot pages. They come in several fun colors too. Just stick the page on top of a cookie sheet for them and they’ll have a ball matching the magnets to the dots on the page. If you laminate the sheet, then you can also give them a dry erase marker to practice writing on the page too.

 

Grab The Letter P Free Printable Do a Dot Pages

We’ve talked about a lot of fun ways to use these letter P printable dot pages with your preschooler. Which way is your favorite? There are a lot of great uses for these letter P is for Pig dot pages and these are just a few great ones to help your child learn to recognize the letter P.

To download your letter P do a dot printable pages simply click the button below. After you’ve download them, print out the pages you want to use, laminate them (if you’d like) and then you can use them to teach your preschooler about the letter P.

To get your free printable, CLICK HERE

You can find lots of other great letter P printables, resources, and ideas for teaching the letter P over here too. Enjoy!

Free Letter D Printable Do a Dot Pages

Free Letter D Printable Do a Dot Pages

Today I’m sharing with you some letter D free printable do a dot pages that will be really fun to use as you teach your preschooler about the letter D. These letter D do a dot printable worksheets come in eight different variations including color, black and white, tracing, and no tracing options for handwriting practice if needed.

Before we get to the download, let’s first have a look at some different kinds of ways that you can use these letter D is for Dog dot pages and then you can grab the pages for yourself at the bottom of this post.

Free Letter D Printable Do a Dot Pages

Letter D Do a Dot Printable Pages

As you’re teaching your preschooler about the letter D, using letter D printable dot worksheets can be really helpful. Not only do they teach important preschool concepts like letter recognition and one-to-one correspondence, but you can also help your child practice their fine motor skills and other arts and crafts skills while they work on these too.

But these letter D do a dot pages don’t have to be used exclusively with dot markers, in fact there is a whole wide range of ways that you can use these worksheets. Below I’d like to highlight a few ideas for how to use them, and then you can grab the letter D free printable do a dot pages if you scroll down to the bottom.

Letter D Printable With Dot Stickers

To start, I’d like to show you how you can use this letter D is for Dog printable with dot stickers! Pick yourself up a package of 3/4″ dot stickers (also known as color coding stickers) and they will be the perfect size for these letter D do a dot printable pages. Kids absolutely love using stickers and these ones are fairly easy to get off the sticker sheet so there should be no frustrations. This is a good way to practice using stickers as well as one-to-one and fine motor skills.

Letter D Printable With Markers

If you want to create more a larger worksheet with these letter D printable dot pages then you could have your child color them with markers. Print out the version that is black and white with tracing and they can also practice a little handwriting too. As they color, encourage them to color the dots a different color to help them practice staying in the lines while coloring.

Letter D Printable With Unifix Cubes

If you have some Unifix cubes on hand to use as math manipulatives, they can be fun to use with these letter D do a dot sheets as well. Even though they are square, they are a good size to correspond to each dot. Simply stick your letter D printable worksheet into a dry erase pocket and let them form the letter D with the Unifix cubes. You can also encourage them to practice their writing with dry erase markers by printing out the version with the handwriting section too.

Letter D Printable With Play Dough Balls

Another really fun way that you can use these letter D free printable do a dot pages is with play dough (I love these little mini play dough tubs for these)! Your preschooler will absolutely love if you let them use these worksheets as a play dough mat. Just be sure to either laminate the sheet or put it into a dry erase pocket so you can use it over and over again.

Download The Letter D Free Printable Do a Dot Pages

As you can see, there are a lot of great ways to use these letter D printable dot pages beyond just using dot markers. There’s a lot of great ways that these D is for Dog dot worksheets can be used to teach your child about the letter D.

Grab the letter D do a dot printable pages by clicking the button below. Then you can simply print out the pages you want to use, laminate the ones that you’d like to, and enjoy!

To get your free printable, CLICK HERE

Need some other ideas for teaching your preschooler about the letter D? Then check out my other letter D printables, resources, and ideas over here.

Looking for more alphabet do a dot printables? You can view the previous letter C printable dot pages here.