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Patriotic Crafts for Kids {Perfect for July 4th & Memorial Day!}

Whether you are celebrating Memorial Day, the Fourth of July or Veterans Day, these patriotic crafts for kids are just what you need to keep the kids busy!

Use the crafts for decorations or even as gifts for your favorite servicemen to celebrate these patriotic holidays! 

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15 Easy Patriotic Crafts For Kids

We all know that kids love to make things, and it’s a great way to teach them about patriotism.

Patriotic crafts for kids can be as simple as making a flag out of pipe cleaners or paper, painting a patriotic picture, or making a pinwheel flag. 

In this post we have some fun Patriotic activities for you to choose from that range fro super easy to a bit more complicated. 

They are great for keeping the kids busy at a 4th of July party or for a fun classroom activity. 

Whatever project you choose, make sure that your child is proud to display their patriotism in whatever way they choose!

Here are five patriotic crafts for kids that will help show your support for the United States of America.

Patriotic Painting with Bubble Wrap

Looking for a fun way to paint? Try this patriotic painting with bubble wrap. Kids will burn off energy while creating art.

Pom Pom Bald Eagle Craft

easy bald eagle craft

Learn how to make two super cute and easy bald eagle craft ideas for kids: pom pom bald eagles and a patriotic eagle garland. All you need are simple craft supplies!

Handprint American Flag Craft

patriotic crafts for kids

This American Flag Handprint Craft for Kids is such a cute patriotic keepsake made using paint sticks! This is one craft that’s so pretty you’ll want to display it all summer long!

Patriotic Lanterns

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Color, cut, fold and paste these fun patriotic Lateran. Perfect for decorations and easy for little ones too!

Uncle Sam Hat Craft

Uncle Sam crafts

Make your own patriotic Uncle Sam hat with this free printable! There’s both Color Your Own and Full Color versions.

Patriotic Art with Pointillism

patriotic crafts for kids

Dot dot dot your way to this Pointillism-inspired patriotic painting that’s perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day or Veterans Day!

Patriotic Fireworks Binoculars

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Show your pride with these patriotic fireworks binoculars, perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, or any time of year.

They are  made from toilet paper tubes and other items you likely already have around the house. Get ready to enjoy viewing fireworks, parades, and more. 

Patriotic Pinwheels

how to make pinwheels for 4th July

These printable patriotic pinwheels are a fun afternoon craft to do with the kids. Display them throughout your yard for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day!

Paper American Flag Lantern Craft

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A super easy Paper Craft for kids. Choose from lantern coloring pages, to “ready colored” paper lanterns, to print, cut and assemble.

Star Suncatchers

fourth of July suncatchers

However you celebrate, these star suncatchers are a festive way to decorate for the 4th of July, Memorial Day or Veterans Day!

Uncle Sam Craft

Uncle Sam craft

This Uncle Sam craft for kids is perfect for the 4th of July or any patriotic holiday. Easy for kids to put together with our directions and free template.

Flag Craft With Egg Cartons

easy USA flag craft

Whether it is the 4th of July or not it is fun to create an American Flag out of anything!

Kids love a great craft with egg cartons like this flag craft because it is typically something they are very familiar with and see it every day at school.

Patriotic Marshmallow Shooter

Marshmallow shooter craft

Your kids will have a blast making these fun marshmallow shooters! And they’ll have even more fun playing with them after the craft is put together.

Patriotic Painted Rocks

patriotic painted rocks

Create your own set of stackable patriotic painted rocks to display in your garden all year round.

Shiny Kid-Painted 3-D Stars

painted stars for fourth of July

These shiny 3-D stars are fun for children to paint, and easy for you to print off and fold. They fit the bill for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Fourth of July

Fun Patriotic Crafts For Kids

Patriotic activities are a great way to get your kids enthusiastic about their country. We hope you enjoy these fun and patriotic activities for kids of all ages. 

Happy Celebrating! 

patriotic crafts for kids

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