4th of July Crafts for Kids Kids Activities

4th of July Curling RIbbon Firework Crafts

Independence day celebrations are not complete without a beautiful display of fireworks with the booming and crackling sound! This super cute curling ribbon crafts is a quick and easy Firework Crafts. There are lots of different firework craft ideas to make with kids, but these are so clever and unique, plus pretty too. Use this as a summer craft or as a 4th of july crafts for kids! All you need is construction paper, curling ribbon, and a pair of scissors and you are ready to make an easy craft for kids from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too. This independence day craft ideas for preschool is sure to be a hit in your classroom, daycare, summer camp, or at home.

Independence day celebrations are not complete without a beautiful display of fireworks with the booming and crackling sound! This super cute curling ribbon crafts is a quick and easy Firework Crafts. There are lots of different firework craft ideas to make with kids, but these are so clever and unique, plus pretty too. Use this as a summer craft or as a 4th of july crafts for kids! All you need is construction paper, curling ribbon, and a pair of scissors and you are ready to make an easy craft for kids from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too. This independence day craft ideas for preschool is sure to be a hit in your classroom, daycare, summer camp, or at home. 

Firework Crafts

Kids are always amazed by fireworks! They are so big they seem enormous to children as they take over the dark night sky with their bold, brilliant colors, unpredictable pattern, trailing effects, and loud booming! Fireworks are an American tradition for the Fourth of July, summer festivals, evenings at Disney World, and many, many other times. Help kids prepare for or remember the firework show with this really fun and easy to make firework craft for kids from toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 2, students and more! This curling ribbon craft creates stunning firework crafts in red, white and blue for an independence day craft for kids or in assorted colors for a summer craft for kids!

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Curling ribbon crafts

For this fireworks craft all you need is black construction paper, scissors, and curing ribbon. I think it looks really cook on a black piece of paper so the colors pop, but you could use a dark blue night sky too! Use any color curling ribbon you have on hand or your child’s favorite colors. You can make a traditional red, white and blue craft if you like.
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4th of July Crafts for Kids

Cut together several strips of curling ribbon. You will want at least 3, but can go up to 10 or so to get really full fireworks.
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Summer Crafts

Insert the stack curing ribbons into a hole you create in the black construction paper using either the point of the scissors or hole punch.
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Firework Craft

Tie together the curling ribbon at the end on the backside of the black construction paper.

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Summer Craft for Preschoolers

To keep the project nice and flat and secure, I suggest using tape to secure the knot to the back of the construction paper.

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Easy summer crafts for kids

Show your child how to hold the curling ribbon (close to the construction paper) against the straight edge of scissors and sweep to the end to make the ribbon into a tight curl.

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Summer arts and crafts for kids

After you’ve curled the ribbon, you can double the spray effect by using scissors to cut in the middle of a ribbon and gently pull it apart to create two (thinner) firework curls.

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Summer art activities for preschoolers

Here is a very simple curling ribbon firework using 3 strips of ribbon where each ribbon was pulled into 2. Such a fun summer craft to make with kids of all ages!

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4th of july crafts for preschoolers

Here is one of our beautiful fourth of July crafts. Notice how some are fuller (using more ribbons to start with), thicker (not split in half), and some with a variety of lengths to create dimension.
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Independence day craft ideas for preschool

This 4th of July craft is great for kids of all ages! Here is my daughters colorful fireworks craft my 7 year old made.

This makes such a fun, colorful fireworks craft that has so many options for kids from kindergarten to middle school.

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4th of July Printables

Looking for more fun and FREE fourth of July printables? You will love these:

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  4th of july science experiment This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever!  Firework Activities

4th of July Activities

Firework Craft american flag craft 4th of july crafts making bomb popsicles  Nothings says summer like fireworks! Whether you see them at the fair, Disney, or your local 4th of July celebration, they are a way to end an event with a stunning bang. Kids will love creating a beautiful firework craft to recall what they saw. This fourth of July crafts is super simple, but so much FUN to make. The possibilities are endless using this  independence day craft ideas. Try this July 4th crafts technique with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too. So grab your supplies for watercolor painting with salt and let's make some stunning summer crafts for kids.

DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Take your homemade playdough to a whole new level of FUN with this amazing Color Changing Playdough recipe. This is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children alike.  Bring some beach fun home with this super simple, sand slime. This sand slime recipe is quick and easy to make for your beach theme or a summer activity for preschoolers.  Kids of all ages, from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students will LOVE this beach slime!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! Whether you are having a doctor theme preschool unit, talking about germs, community helper activity, or are just looking for a fun and silly craft for kids, you will love this band aid art project for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children. You are going to love this really fun, creative craft for kids! Use these super cute beach worksheets to sneak in some fun summer learning in between all your summer activities to keep up skills and avoid the summer leaning loss. These free beach printables include letter find, beach i spy, beach math, counting, addition, skip counting puzzles, and so much more. This HUGE pack of over 70 pages of beach worksheets for preschool, pre k, kindergarteners, and first graders is so handy! Simply print pdf file with summer worksheets for preschoolers and you are ready to play and learn with a beach activity for kids! Looking for a fun, engaging pasta craft? This pretty stained glass pasta project has so many different possibilities to let your children explore their creativity, create something unique and beautiful, and strengthen coordination with those little hands. In this pasta art you will use dyed pasta to creat a beautiful stained glass craft. This stained glass art for kids is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders.

Summer Activities for Kids

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever! Tin Foil Art Looking for the best sidewalk chalk paint recipe? We think this sidewalk chalk is perfet because it is super quick, only uses 2-ingredients, and makes such bold, vibrant colors for kids to color with. Use this diy sidewalk chalk paint with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders to let their imaginations SOAR! Let them use the homeamade chalk to create dragons, butterlies, flowers, trees, aliens, and more. Creating and using homemade sidewalk chalk paingit such a fun, simple, and classic summer activity for kids of all ages!

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

This balloon painting has got to be the highlight of our summer! This summer craft for kids is the perfect blend of an art project and a summer activity for kids. It is quick and easy to get ready and loads of fun to try this water balloon painting! Plus when you finish this water balloon activity, you will have a fun keepsake of your summer fun. This balloon paint art is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too. paint and roll summer balloon painting activity for kids Nothing says summer like water balloon games!  They are cheap, quick, FUN, and a great way to cool off on a warm summer day! Bug if your kids are tired of playing balloon toss, let us help you take your water balloon activities to a new level of summer activities for kids with these fun games to play with water balloons. These fun water balloon games are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and elementary age students! balloon painting art project for toddlers

Balloon Craft Ideas

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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