July 4th is Independence day and the perfect time to introduce children to the rich history and heritage of America, and help them cultivate an appreciation for our troops as well. While you can always read up on it together and share facts and trivia about Independence Day, a better and more fun way to help kids learn about it is to have a bunch of fun activities for them to do.
Need ideas? We have rounded up some of the BEST July 4th coloring pages, puzzles, crafts and more for children, so read on!
But before you pull out the glue, paint and glitter, make sure you’ve covered the chairs with chair protectors to make post-activity clean up easy-peasy.
The Best July 4th Holiday Activities for Kids:
This is a great starting point for planning your July 4th celebration. It includes activities, recipes, trivia, printables, and more.
This collection of activities (appropriate for both Memorial Day and July 4th) includes some really fun ones such as DIY American Flag shirts, confetti rocket garlands, as well as some great printables and tips for watching fireworks safely with kids in tow.
This resource has wonderful, outdoor activities that everyone in the family, old and young, will enjoy.
Here you’ll find lots of information on Independence Day, perfect for trivia quizzes.
A giant resource filled with July 4th coloring pages, information and facts and best of all, thematic reading lists, stories and puzzles too.
Here you’ll find not just art and craft and activities but a lot of classroom resources as well. Perfect for teachers and homeschooling families. From discussion topics for English Language learners to a Printable July 4th Word Wall to writing prompts, you have it all and then some on this site.
How will YOU be celebrating Independence Day? Do you have some fun activities that your kids and you do every year?
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