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.

Letter J Crafts for Preschool

Letter J Crafts for Preschoolers

Incorporating letter J crafts for preschool can really help to round out your letter of the week program. They are also a great way to re-enforce letter recognition and letter sounds through crafts that feature words starting with the letter J.

You and your child will have so much fun working on your favorite letter J preschool crafts from the list! There are sixteen crafts here that feature sixteen different letter J words.

Letter J Crafts for Preschoolers

Letter J Preschool Crafts for Letter Recognition

This selection of letter J crafts feature the shape of the letter J (uppercase or lowercase) so that you can help teach letter recognition as you craft with your preschooler.

1. When you think of J, what’s the first thing you think of? Why jellyfish of course! Well, maybe it’s different for you. But it’s the first thing that pops into my head at least. And this adorable wiggly pink letter J is for jellyfish craft will have your preschooler all wiggly and giggly. All About Learning Press

2. Develop a taste for the sweet life with this simple and yet fun J is for jellybeans letter J craft. Just be prepared for a case of the missing jellybeans when your little one discovers how yummy their craft tastes. The Kindergarten Connection

3. Take a ride on the wild side with this fun letter J is for jaguar craft. It’s orange and spotted with a long pipe cleaner tail. And it’s oh-so-cute (oops I mean scary — rawr). 😉 Kids Activities Blog

4. Let your child’s imagination take flight with this cute letter J is for jet craft. Not only is it cute, but it comes with a template to make your life easier! Yay! My Teaching Station

5. Give your day some sparkle and pizzazz with this simple and fun letter J is for jewels craft. This would be great for gluing practice if you’re brave enough, or opt for the sticky-backed jewels if not. Don’t worry, I get it. 😉 School Time Snippets

6. This unique J is for juice craft comes with a printable template and it’s oh-so-refreshing! Your preschooler will love assembling and pretending to drink their letter J glass of juice. A Little Pinch of Perfect

7. If your preschooler is into vehicles, then they’ll love this adorable J is for jeep craft made with craft foam. It comes with a template so they can help make the jeep out of foam (depending on their cutting and gluing skill levels). Our Kid Things

8. Has your child ever seen someone juggle? If so, they will love this sweet juggling J is for juggle craft. While you do this one, sneak in a lesson about shapes by talking about what shape the balls are. Imaxinaria


Other Letter J Crafts for Preschool

This selection of letter J crafts features crafts for things that start with the letter J. These are great to help talk about the letter J sound as you craft as well as helping your child to associate the letter with an actual word.

1. If your child loves big cats, then allow them work out their imaginations as they express their creativity with these adorable jaguar paper plate masks. They’ll have a roaring good time! JDaniel4’s Mom

2. Get some gluing practice in as your preschooler decorates these adorable little jackets in this jacket paper pasting craft. Let them choose the colors they love best as they decorate their J is for jacket craft. The Teaching Aunt

3. Have your preschooler help to make “lunch” with this super simple but oh-so-cute paper jam (or jelly) sandwich craft. Just make sure they don’t really try to eat this one like the jellybeans! Fun Family Crafts

4. Need some giggles? This colorful and bouncy Jack-in-the-box craft will have your preschooler smiling from ear to ear. Teachable Moments

5. You’d be just about the coolest mom on the block if you let your child help you build this awesome DIY jungle jeep from a cardboard box to play with. Adventures and Play

6. Make a craft and then burn some energy with this colorful DIY jump rope made from straws. This also doubles as a great fine motor activity and if you let your child help you cut the straws great cutting practice too! And Next Comes L

7. It’s always a good time to share the good news of Jesus with your children. Take a crafty moment to talk about the birth of Jesus and what that means for us with this adorable printable baby Jesus in manger craft. Kids Craft Room

8. Get out of this world with this creative Jupiter mosaic craft made with beans. It’s a great opportunity to talk about the planets and what makes Jupiter in particular so cool. The Crafty Classroom


Enjoy These Letter J Preschool Crafts!

I hope you enjoyed this list of letter J crafts for preschoolers! If I missed any good ones be sure to share them in the comment. And let me know which ones you and your child tries and loves.