July 4th Activities, Printables & Goodies!

4th of july crafts

What will you be doing on this July 4th holiday?  This is a day where we attend parades, BBQ’s and watch baseball!  But there is so much more your kids can do to keep busy during this popular summer holiday.  Here are a few great July 4th activities, printables and goodies you can share with the family.  My goal is to make one of the 4th of July Clothespin wreaths to hang on my door!

4th of july crafts

July 4th Activities

Star-Spangled slime – Slime is fun any time of the year.  This one adds a few red, white and blue stars.

Paint stars on driveway –  I love the idea of decorating your yard and driveway with stars.  This is great for the kids to do.

4th of July Clothespin wreath -This project is on my to-do list!

American Flag paint stick project – All kids love to play with popsicle sticks, this is a great project leading up to the 4th of July.

Patriotic necklace – My kids love to make necklaces and these will be fun to wear to the town parade.

Confetti launchers  – This is a great alternative to fireworks especially if your kids are too young for sparklers.

Flag hunt game – Kids can spend hours looking around the yard for flags.  Really fun idea!

Bean bag toss game -This game can keep your kids busy all summer long.

4th of July rock painting – I think rock painting is underrated!  We used to do this all the time when I was a kid.

Make lawn stars with sifted flour -Here’s another idea on how to incorporate stars into your yard.

4th of july activities


If you want to keep your kids busy on this upcoming 4th of July, check out these free printables.  You can find everything from a patriotic word search to bingo to a July 4th scavenger hunt.  I can’t wait to share these with my kids on this summer holiday!

KAB Free July 4th printables   -This is a full KAB collection of free printables!

Patriotic Bingo free printables – Love bingo and your kids will love this version.

4th of July word search puzzle – My kids have just gotten into word searches.  This will help teach them some words associated with the holiday.

4th of July Scavenger hunt – Every summer party includes the items on this scavenger hunt.

4th of July trivia game – Learn more about the holiday and quiz your family on what they know about the 4th of July!

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Whether it’s for the 4th of July or the rest of the summer, we all need these summer essentials.  And if you plan on doing any of these activities, projects or planning a summer party, you will need to stock up on these must haves!  This contains affiliate links — be sure to use two-day shipping to guarantee delivery before July 4th!

4th of july accessories

Kids patriotic sunglasses – These are fun for the annual 4th of July parade or beach vacation.

Patriotic Tutu– Every little girl needs a patriotic tutu!

4th of July party pack – This includes all decorations you will need for a summer party.

4th of July blinking hat + other accessories – I would get this for the blinking hat alone!

Kids 4th of July Activity bundle – This will keep the kids busy during the 4th of July BBQ

Patriotic temporary tattoos – Awesome!

Popsicle sticks – You would be amazed at how many activities involve popsicle sticks.

Non-toxic, washable paint – Stock up your art closet with this!

Water balloons – No summer party would be complete without water balloons!

Clothespins – This will be great for the July 4th clothespins wreath activity listed above!

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