15 “4th of July” Crafts for Toddlers

July 4th is right around the corner. Get your toddler excited for independence day with these July 4th crafts!

From t-shirts to paper firecrackers, these crafts are cute and appropriate for this bright, festive holiday.

  • July 4th Toddler Crafts 1 of 16
    JULY 4th crafts for toddlers

    Get in the July 4th Independence day spirit with your toddler with these fun crafts!

  • July 4th Glasses 2 of 16

    Have a craft party and make these fun July 4th glasses! Let your toddler get creative (and messy).

    Southern Yankee Mix shows us how to make July 4th Glasses

  • Bleach Shirt 3 of 16

    Shannon from Milk and Cuddles shows us how to make a bleach shirt. Let your toddler arrange the stars and stripes on the shirt. (Keep the bleach away from the toddlers.)

    Milk and Cuddles Shows How to Make a Bleach Shirt

  • Liberty Crown 4 of 16

    Pay tribute to lady Liberty with this liberty crown.

    Spoonful Shows How to Make a Liberty Crown

  • Firework Crafts 5 of 16

    Use pipe cleaners and make fireworks. This is a fun festive craft to help celebrate independence day with your toddler.

    The Frugal Mom Shows How to Make a 4th of July Firework Craft

  • Glow in the Dark Shirts 6 of 16

    These darling shirts are not only cute, they glow in the dark! Your toddler will love placing the glow in the dark stars all over the shirt before you iron them on.

    Dukes and Duchesses Shows Us How to Make Glow in the Dark Shirts

  • Construction Paper Firecrackers 7 of 16

    Who says toddlers can't play with fireworks? Okay, they really shouldn't play with real fireworks—so grab some scrapbook paper and make these cute paper firecrackers!

    99 Crafting Shows How to Make Construction Paper Firecrackers

  • Fireworks in a Bottle 8 of 16

    Create fireworks in a bottle! This bottle of fun will keep your toddler mesmerized. Let him help you put in the special ingredients to make this craft. 

    Disney Baby Shows How to Make 4th of July Fireworks in a Bottle


  • Fizzy Fireworks 9 of 16

    Get messy with this 4th of July toddler craft! Using vinegar, baking soda, food coloring and a few other secret ingredient, watch your kids awe over the colors as they fizz and make firework like patterns.

    Toddler Approved Shows How to Make Fizzing Fireworks

  • Personalized Can Holders 10 of 16

    I don't know about your kids, but anything with their name on it makes whatever item extra special. Make an extra special July 4th can holder with your tot. 

    Spoonful Shows How to Make Personalized Can Holders


  • Paper Plate Uncle Sam 11 of 16

    How adorable is this Uncle Sam? Using a few craft supplies and your favorite toddler, get creative, and make one for your home.

    Spoonful Shows How to Make a Paper Plate Uncle Sam

  • Lawn Stars 12 of 16

    How cute is this? Make lawn stars with your toddler using water and sifted flour.

    Pink and Green Mama Show How to Make Lawn Stars

  • Hand Prints and Foot Prints Flag 13 of 16

    How darling is this! Make a hand prints and foot prints flag that can be hung and enjoyed year round.

    Seren Zipity Doda Shows How to Make a Hand Prints and Foot Prints Flag

  • Popsicle Sticks Flag 14 of 16

    Make popsicle stick flags! Your toddler will love painting the popsicle sticks and glueing stars. 

    Gingersnap Crafts Show How to Make Popsicle Stick Flags

  • Fourth of July Necklace 15 of 16

    Using straw and ribbon, work with your toddler and make a patriotic necklace to wear on Independence day!

    Kids Activity Blogs Shows How to Make a Patriotic Necklace

  • Bald Eagle Craft 16 of 16
    bald eagle craft

    Create the nation's bird with your hand prints and a toilet paper roll!

    Learn Create Love Shows How to Make a Bald Eagle Craft

While this project might not be super crafty (but super helpful in the way of safety), learn how make a Sparkler Safety Cup to allow your little one to safely use sparklers.

Happy Crafting!


Article Posted 3 years Ago

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