Celebrate with Fourth of July activities for the whole family. These five activities will help your family have fun as you celebrate the Fourth of July!
This is such a fun holiday to add in some extra fun to. These activities are great for the day of, the week of, or even one a day! We love celebrating with Fourth of July activities with all of the red, white, and blue. Have fun, be flexible, and get creative!
The purpose of the Summer Weekly Activities series is to provide busy moms with some simple and fun themed activities for summer. Instead of trying to do all of the things every single day, I have found it to be helpful and freeing to do one fun activity a day. Some weeks we may do all five activities and other weeks just one, but having a list of activities on hand has helped us thrive during the summer.
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Fourth of July Themed Activities
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Create: Patriotic Blowers
Supplies: TP Roll, Blue Crayon or Blue Paint, White Star Stickers (not necessary), Red Streamer, White Streamer
Directions: Color or paint a TP roll blue. Add white star stickers or leave plain. Glue red and white streamer strips to one end. Leave other end empty to blow on!
Move: Red, White, and Blue
Supplies: Red, White, and Blue Chalk
Directions: Draw a circle on the sidewalk using each color. Hop, run, jump, skip, etc to each cirlce.
Explore: Straw Rockets
Supplies: Paper, Straw, Tape
Directions: Roll a small piece of paper around a straw. Close the top with tape. Blow into straw to shoot the rocket off. Experiment with different size paper.
Feel: Frozen Stars
Supplies: Star Mold or Muffin Tin or Ice Cube Tray, Baking Powder, Water, Blue Dye, Vinegar
Directions: Put a scoop of baking powder into each section of the mold or tin. Add water to fill. Stir in blue dye. Freeze. Set on a cookie sheet or outside on sidewalk. Let the kids either pour or use droppers to put vinegar on them and watch them fizzle.
Make: Flag Treats
Supplies: Graham Cracker, Strawberries, Blueberries, Frosting
Directions: Spread a graham cracker with frosting. Use the berries to create a flag.
Have fun with these Fourth of July activities! Share your favorite activities in the comments below!