All 4th of July party traditions are great - these, of course, include the BBQ, going to parades, watching fireworks, and eating watermelon. To make your holiday even more joyful, try adding some DIY and craft ideas for games and decorations that will show off your love for our wonderful country!
“America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination.” - Harry S. Truman
We usually think about games to entertain the kids, but this bingo will bring a fun time for the adults as well. All you need is to print out the cards!
Need more ideas for 4th of July party games? Find them here!
The supplies you need to put these together are:
- Printed templates
- Glue (or tape)
- Push pins
You can learn how to DIY this project in six easy steps which you’ll find at Lolly Jane - where you’ll also find the templates to print.
These string lights can make a beautiful garland or just be displayed in a bowl on the center of the table. They may take a little more time to make, but that hard work will pay off no matter which way you decide to display them because they'll be a beautiful addition to your 4th of July decor! Find what you need and the directions here.
If you’re having a party outside, make sure to have the best lawn and landscape service done to welcome your guests!
These paper sparkles are one of the best Independence Day crafts for kids (or even grannies!) who can’t really be trusted with real flaming sticks. Here’s what you need:
- Festive straws
- Wooden skewers
- Red, white, and blue vellum papers
- Scotch tape
And you can check out the steps to follow at Momtastic. Pictures included!
Be sure to learn these 6 ways to Keep Your Pets Safe During 4th of July Fireworks.
Whether you need them or not, this will be an amazing addition to your 4th of July party decor. Find everything you need plus directions here. You can also match these with some delicious red, white, and blue recipes!
This lollipop centerpiece is simple and it’ll take you about ten minutes to make - making it a great option for last minute preparations! What you need:
- 5 or 6 inch foam ball
- 5 or 6 inch diameter bucket
- 40 large lollipops (red and blue)
Then you’ll insert the ball into the bucket and stick the lollipops into the ball. So easy!
Pop, Snap, and Crack Station
This idea from Uncommon Designs will surely be a hit at your 4th of July party. Both kids and grownups will love to have some fun with this game station.
These are the cutest cushions you’ll find! All you need are red and blue bandanas, cushions, rubber bands, and some thin ribbons. First off, sandwich the cushion between the bandanas. Then tie the ends together with the rubber band, and finish it off by making a bow with the ribbon.
Want a place at your party for the kids to spend a long time having fun? This craft station will do the trick! Use a muffin tray to add some patriotic pendants and some thread, then the kids can stay there and make some patriotic jewelry.
Which of these 4th of July party ideas will you try at home? Tell us in the comments below and find more amazing ideas for DIY & Decor!