Let’s celebrate how great this country is this 4th of July! While you are gathering with family and friends, and you are watching fireworks, please remember those that have fought and do fight for this country and our freedoms. Despite all that is going on in the world today, we do live in the greatest country on Earth. God Bless America!
We at Blessed Beyond a Doubt hope that everyone has a safe and healthy Independence Day with this ultimate 4th of July Activities for Kids. If you live in an area that permits the private use of fireworks, please read my post on Fireworks Safety Tips.
Preschool Scissor Packet – Blessed Beyond a Doubt
Fun and cute printables for your preschooler to practice fine motor skills and working with scissors. They can use the cut-outs for different craft ideas to celebrate the 4th of July.
Preschool Printable Pack – Blessed Beyond a Doubt
Fun 4th of July printable pack that includes letter and number recognition, handwriting practice, sequencing, I can write my name, and many more activities for your preschooler.
Parts of Speech Worksheets – Blessed Beyond a Doubt
These free parts of speech worksheets pdf will help your students master the basic parts of speech with ease. The cutting and pasting make these worksheets fun and enjoyable for first and second graders. I decided on a 4th of July theme because I always like to review my own children in the summer months.
Patriotic Cloud Dough Play Tray – Glitter on a Dime
If you have never made cloud dough before, you must try it! It is so easy to make. The kids can even do most of it themselves. The ingredients are easy to find and super cheap! Find the full recipe here. Today the kids had a blast making Blue Cloud Dough. It was perfect for our Patriotic Cloud Dough Play Tray.
Patriotic Slime for Kids – Simple Everyday Mom
Learn how to make this glittery patriotic slime for Fourth of July! We love a good excuse to make some themed crafts or activities and Independence day is perfect for celebrating. Today we’re sharing our recipe for an amazingly glittery July 4th slime for kids! It’s customizable to your liking and takes less than 20 minutes to make.
5-Pointed Star Origami – Teach Bedside Me
Legend says that George Washington’s original pencil sketch for the American flag had 6-point stars, a form he apparently preferred. Betsy Ross, however, recommended a five pointed star. When the committee protested that it was too difficult to make, she took a piece of paper, folded it quickly, and with a single snip of her scissors, produced a symmetrical five-pointed star. This paper trick so impressed her audience that they readily agreed to her idea. This post teaches you how to cut a five-pointed star, also called an origami star. It’s really quite an easy little trick!
Paper Banner Craft for Kids – The Gingerbread House
Your kids will enjoy making this simple Fourth of July paper banner craft as they prepare to celebrate our Independence! This craft is pretty fun and easy, make more and decorate your house this Fourth of July!
4th of July Scavenger Hunt – Organized 31
What are your plans for Independence Day? If it doesn’t involve a scavenger hunt printable for the 4th of July then it should. Regardless of your plans, playing a 4th of July game always makes it more fun, especially for children.
Red, White & Blue Dyed Flowers – Go Science Kids
How to dye flowers Red, White and Blue to celebrate the 4th of July and add a bit of beauty to your home this Independence Day.
Red, White and Blue Water Sensory Bin – Simple Fun for Kids
Simple Red, White and Blue Water Sensory Bin for you little ones – perfect for the 4th of July or other patriotic holidays, to talk about colors, or just because splashing, pool noodles and funnels are fukn 😉
Learn about Patriotic Symbols – A Little Pinch of Perfect
The printable book comes in 2 versions–One is for pre-writers who can trace the letters, and the second book is for those not ready to write. Each page in the book has a national symbol and a coloring page and it uses repetitive words to help kids learn to read as they share their book with others.
Fourth of July Hats and Headbands – Pink Stripey Socks
Whip up some cute Fourth of July Cardboard Hats for the kids to wear. Can you believe that these 2 hats were made from cereal boxes, toilet paper rolls, and corrugated cardboard?
4th of July Wands – Projects with Kids
This 4th of July printable wand craft is so easy and fun for kids to create! There are 5 mix and match designs to choose from and kids can use markers, pencil crayons or even crayons to color in their designs. Put on a bell or 2 and you can also use these as noisemakers!
Fireworks Salt Painting – Finding Myself Young
Fireworks salt painting is a great process art activity for preschoolers, and a great classroom activity too. It’s also a great stem activity, combining art process and science concepts like absorption.
Firework Flextangle – Artsy Fartsy Mama
Make your own fireworks show at home with this Free Printable Firework Flextangle! This 4th of July, kids can create their own custom fireworks show with this fun and free printable Firework Flextangle! Also called kaleidocycles, flextangles are a fun, hexagonal origami project for kids of all ages to color, assemble, and turn. And turn. And turn! This is a great activity to keep kids busy during the day of the 4th, or for those who have sensitivities to actual fireworks.
Coded 4th of July Jokes for Kids – JDaniel4’s Mom
This is the 4th of 5 printable crack the code sets I am sharing this week. Your children will enjoy finding out the punchlines for jokes on worksheets in this set 4th of July themed jokes.
Sight Word Worksheets – April Golightly
These coloring pages teach your kids to match words and colors. Through repetition, they will learn how to read and spell these sight words. And yes, it is totally FREE! WOOO HOOO!
Tissue Paper American Flag Craft – School Time Snippets
Our 4th of July Tissue Paper craft is easy to make for kiddos of all ages and works on those all important fine motor skills. My 3 and 5 year old each made one, so it is an especially great American flag craft for preschoolers to make.
Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles – Edventures with Kids
Celebrate Independence Day with these FREE July 4th printable activities & glow in the dark sensory bottles! To keep the fun going all day long, we’re sharing an easy sensory craft that kids of all ages can make & enjoy — Glow in the Dark Fireworks Bottles!
Splatter Paint for 4th of July – The Preschool Toolbox
The 4th of July is an exciting holiday for many preschoolers. It’s a holiday filled with family fun, barbeques, and festivities. Invite your own preschoolers to participate in the fun of preparing for the event while having a messy outdoor splatter art experience. After they create their art, use it to create place mats and table centerpieces for your 4th of July get-together.
Baking Soda and Vinegar Fireworks – STEAM Powered Family
Summer is coming and it’s time for some celebratory fireworks! With this baking soda and vinegar experiment we bring the excitement of the fireworks into our lessons with an exciting chemical reaction that kids of all ages will enjoy. We’ve included simple lessons, plus extensions that get into some fascinating chemistry (with a bit of math) to learn about measuring chemical reactions.
Patriotic Blowers for Kids – Natural Beach Living
These Patriotic Kids Blowers have been so much fun already. Whether you are having a Summer party or you are just looking for a great craft to make with your children. This one will blow them away. Have fun!
Ribbon Fireworks – 123 Homeschool 4 Me
This is such a fun, unique fireworks craft for kids of all ages that uses curling ribbon! It is perfect for fourth of July or summer bucket list. Kids will love this fun-to-make fireworks themed craft for kids! It is perfect for summer and the 4th of July!
4th of July T-shirt Wreath – The Soccer Mom
How to make an easy DIY 4th of July T-Shirt Wreath in minutes!
Patriotic Shaker and Lady Liberty Crown – Teach Beside Me
I have two simple last-minute Patriotic crafts for the 4th of July this week. Both of these are fun and easy things that I did with my on-hand craft supplies. They have made my kids happy this week! We made a VERY easy Lady Liberty Crown (Statue of Liberty) and also a Patriotic shaker toy.
Backyard Party Ideas for 4th of July – The Artsy Fartsy Mama
The 4th of July is a holiday that always brings my family together. Every year we would have dinner, play games, and end the evening by watching a fireworks display. We have been working hard all spring to renovate our backyard, so this year we wanted to celebrate the 4th of July in our new outdoor living space.
Mason Jar Lanterns – The Soccer Mom
Add a gorgeous glow to your Memorial Day or 4th of July celebrations with this fun and easy patriotic kid-made mason jar lanterns!
Which one of these 4th of July Activities for Kids will you try first?
There are so many fun and 4th of July Activities for Kid to share with your children this 4th of July. Remember, stay safe and healthy this summer. and make sure to pin this post for years of enjoyment.