On June 14 is annually commemorated the adoption of the flag of the United States, and every year countless people celebrate this wonderful day in many ways. For this year’s Flag Day, we have gathered some of the most beautiful and easy crafts that all the family can join in to make and some delicious red, white, and blue recipes that will instantly impress the guests!
Crafts for the Kids
Washi Tape Flag
This fun craft is perfect for Flag Day. Every kid will love to make his or her own flag out of colored tape! To prepare the activity, you’ll only need some sheets of paper and a few different patterned washi tapes in red, white, and blue colors. And the best part is that it can be made to work for all different ages, so all the family can join in!
Pom Pom Flag Craft
This fun craft is just the right activity for the little ones. Gather some red, white, and blue pom poms, some sheets of paper, a non-toxic white glue and let them make the flag themselves. When it’s done, add some stars on the blue section and it’s done! You can use the art to decorate a gallery wall or tape on their bedroom door to celebrate the day.
American Flag Craft
This fun craft is a great way to create some new unforgettable memories. Take an afternoon to go gather some small sticks and twigs and then cut them to the same size. Let the kids paint them in the flag colors and assemble them together. Let the paint dry and then attach the twigs together with a glue gun. It’s done! You can also add a small bit of twine to hang it as a decoration!
Crafts For The Parents
Burlap Flag Pillow
This beautiful pillow is not only for Flag Day, but for the whole year! This DIY is super easy, and you’ll only need:
- A burlap pillow cover
- Painters tape
- Vinyl stars or stickers
- Spray paint, red and navy blue
Check out Simply Kierste for the full instructions! This idea is also a great decorative gift option!
American Flag Candle Log
Isn’t this a beautiful piece to decorate the dining table? This creative log candle painted as the American flag is a creation by Redhead Can Decorate, and you can easily make your own by following her detailed tutorial!
DIY Pallet American Flag
Everybody should have this stunning pallet American flag decorating their porch! The piece can also be used as inexpensive house decor, to decorate the living room, the entryway or to be placed on top of the mantel. Check the simple tutorial over at And This Marine Wife and let’s take patriotic to the next level!
Easy Flag Fruit Tray
Flag-inspired recipes are a must to celebrate and honor the day, and this delicious tray is a fun, patriotic idea. You can make it using any tray you already have, and by putting together some cherries, strawberries, and raspberries for the red part and some bananas and marshmallows or white chocolate covered pretzels for the white part. For the blue corner, some plump blueberries can do the trick!
Red, White, and Blue Trifle
If you want a less than obvious option that still feels patriotic, this delicious Cherry Berry Trifle by Go Eat And Repeat is perfect. The dish combines colorful red, white, and blue elements that make it just the right treat for the day. Check out the full recipe here!
Flag Fruit Kebabs
This beautiful flag tray is perfect for the kids to prepare. They’ll have lots of fun assembling strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and marshmallows onto the colorful kebabs!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Flag Dip
To entertain a crowd, there’s nothing better than a delicious dip. Add a patriotic touch to it by making a sweet recipe covered in red, white and blue M&Ms! This one from the picture is a tasty chocolate chip cookie dough dip, and you can find the full instructions over at Mom On Timeout.
If you want more flag recipes, check out these 10 Red, White, and Blue Delicious Recipes perfect to celebrate the day!
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