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Fourth of July Activities

Summer is in full swing and soon we will celebrate another year of freedom and independence! We put together a list of indoor and outdoor Fourth of July activities for kids of all ages. Happy celebrating!


Peppermint “Fireworks” – Quick and easy indoor experiment!

Photo and activity via Playdough to Plato


Water and Oil “Fireworks” – This experiment is so fun to watch!

Photo and activity via Juggling With Kids


Patriotic Paper Tube Blower – These festive blowers could double as decoration!

Photo and activity via Natural Beach Living


Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles – Kids will love these glow in the dark bottles! Great for lanterns when watching the fireworks!

Photo and activity via KC Edventures


Patriotic Photo Booth – What’s a holiday without a few fun photos! Grab this free printable and set up your own pop-up photo booth.

Photo and activity/printables via I Heart Nap Time


DIY Can Toss – Get your game face on with this DIY patriotic themed can toss!

Photo and activity via Parents Magazine


Red, White and Blue Sun-catchers – Another great indoor project, and great decoration.

Photo and craft via A Little Pinch of Perfect


Chalk Paint Stars – What a fun and festive way to use chalk paint!

Photo and activity via Mom Inspired Life


Eraser-Stamped 4th of July Shirt – We love this cute, wearable DIY project. Kids will love to wear their own creations!

Photo and activity via Cutesy Crafts


Sparkler Shield – Safety first! Sparklers can get a little scary for tiny tots, so this solo cup shield will save the day!

Photo and idea via Stockpiling Moms


Confetti Launchers – Great indoor alternative to sparklers and fireworks!

Photo and activity via Piikea Street


Red, White and Blue Slime – Homemade slime is so easy and all the rage!

Photo and activity via Little Bins for Little Hands