Do you love cute and EASY 4th of July crafts? Grab your craft supplies and make one of these 30+ Fourth of July crafts for the upcoming holiday.
Do you love Fourth of July crafts?? Me too. Mod Podge is made in the USA, which means that it’s pretty patriotic all by itself. But since you can’t really put out a bottle of Mod Podge on display for the 4th and have it make sense to people, let’s try some unique crafting ideas.
I’ve pulled together a collection of over 30 Fourth of July crafts that both children and adults are going to love. Most of these are very easy, which means that you can pull together a craft in just a few hours. And who doesn’t love that?
Scroll down to get inspired by these patriotic ideas!
4th of July Crafts
You're going to love these Fourth of July crafts, perfect for both kids and adults! Even beginners can make these ideas.
American Flag Art
Learn how to create this American flag on canvas using small fabric pieces and Mod Podge. You can make this 4th of July project on any size canvas.
Use mason jars to create these cool American flag lanterns! Perfect for holidays or to celebrate your US pride.
DIY 4th of July Letters
Make these sparkly and festive 4th of July letters, an easy DIY to celebrate Independence Day! Great for a mantel or side table.
Upgrade Your Sneakers for Summer
Step up your 4th of July style with some red, white, and blue patterned sneakers. We went for the all-American brand Converse to wear and rock all summer long, but if you only plan to wear your sneaks for one day, head over to H&M for some cheaper canvas sneaks.
Perler Bead Drink Covers for the 4th of July
Learn how to make perler bead drink covers perfect for the Fourth of July! These are an easy craft both for kids and adults. Great for keeping bugs anything else out of your beverage at a summer party or BBQ.
Fourth of July Star Button Art
I absolutely love using buttons in craft projects! This simple canvas is so cute. You can make it on a small scale (with kids) or large scale for your patriotic decor.
Wood Pallet Flag with Napkins
Learn how to decoupage wood with napkins using these helpful tips from Kim! She attached a flag napkin to a mini wood pallet, and you can adapt this idea for a variety of crafts using any patriotic napkin you like.
Recycled Jar Candle Holder
You can use old book pages (or copies of book pages) to make these cute patriotic luminaries! So fun, even kids will love trying this project.
Incredibly Easy 4th of July Wreath with Duck Tape
Learn how to make the EASIEST 4th of July wreath using Duck Tape! It’s so simple that even a kid can do it.
How to Make Easy Paper Bag Stars
I love a craft project that comes together in just minutes (literally!). These fun paper bag stars are perfect for stringing on garlands for the Fourth of July, but they would be equally fantastic used during the Christmas season as holiday ornaments, as centerpieces at birthday parties or informal weddings, or really any gathering under the sun where you want to make a big impact.
DIY Red, White, and Blue Candle Holders
Have you ever dyed rice? You won't believe how easy it is! You can make a variety of 4th of July crafts with dyed rice, and these cute candle holders are just one of the options.
Glitter Washi Tape Flag
If you've never used washi tape, prepare for the easiest crafting experience you'll ever have! Use the glitter version to make flags on a variety of surfaces, including this wood slice.
DIY Paper Fireworks Centerpiece
You can make this festive 4th of July decor in 30 minutes from cardstock! I love that they are so easy to do, and they look like fireworks when you're done.
DIY Eraser-Stamped 4th of July Shirt
It can be hard to find Fourth of July crafts that work for people (and kids) of all skill levels. This is one of those ideas that works for everyone no matter their crafting experience! Use pencil erasers to create star designs on the front of t-shirts. Then everybody gets to wear their creations!
Star-Shaped Bath Bombs
Do you love bath bombs? Make your own unique red, white, and blue star-shaped bath bombs to show your patriotic spirit with this quick and super easy bath bomb recipe! Great for gifts.
Patriotic Windsock Craft
Kids will love adding this red, white, and blue patriotic windsock craft to your Fourth of July celebrations this year! I've got a fun secret - adults will love making these too.
American Flag Bunting
This is such a fun take on a typical holiday banner! Brittany used watercolor and a paper cutter to create a unique 4th of July banner with cool flag vibes.
Rustic Painted American Flag on a Wood Plaque
Learn how to make a rustic painted American flag on a wood plaque! This is perfect decor for Fourth of July, and you don’t need any crafting skills to make it.
Red, White, and Blue Tassels
I love making tassels! They are perfect for instant decor, and easy to customize with any colors. My Sister's Suitcase shows you how to make them for the fourth with a little added twist - bleaching the ends. Love the way they turned out.
Patriotic Pom Pom Wreath
Making pom poms is SO easy - whether you're a child or an adult. Grab a pom pom maker and some patriotic colors to make this cute Fourth of July wreath decor.
How to Make Paper Pinwheels
These Paper Pinwheels are so fun to make and easy to customize for any holiday! They are also a great kids' summer craft project or classroom craft idea.
Easy Twig Flag Craft
One thing I'll never run out of as a craft supply is twigs! I'm guessing the same is true for you. You can turn a bunch of them into a cute flag - using any size you like.
Painted Acrylic Flag Necklace
I absolutely love this 4th of July painted flag necklace! It makes use of plexiglass, which is an awesome crafting material, particularly for easy jewelry projects.
Patriotic Ribbon Wand
I might be in my 40s, but I'm never too old for wands! These 4th of July ribbon wands are perfect for kids to play with, especially at summer parties. They make great decorations too!
How to Make Tie-Dye Firework Napkins
t's time to channel your inner hippie! Well at least that's what Leah did when I broke out the fabric dye and rubber bands to make these Tie-Dye Firework Napkins.
DIY Patriotic Clothespins
When it's a holiday, nothing is safe from becoming a crafting surface! That includes clothespins. Turn them into the cutest little painted flags that you can use all year 'round.
Patriotic Burlap Table Runner
This Fourth of July table runner is a perfect no sew craft idea. In fact, you can make it right before the guests arrive - that's how easy it is.
No Sew Simple Fabric Bracelet Tutorial
The plastic tubing that Jamie uses for these patriotic bandana bracelets is really inexpensive! That means the kids can make a ton of bracelets on a budget, and wear them during the festivities. So cute.
4th of July Ten Minute Votives
This is one of those 4th of July crafts you can make in ten minutes! Perfect for home decorating or an Independence Day party.
Easy Patriotic Bowl
Completely makeover a dollar store bowl with Mod Podge and book pages! Use it to serve your favorite treats at a 4th of July party.
4th of July Candles from Dollar Store Supplies
Decorating dollar store votive candles for Independence Day is really fun and easy to do! This is a good opportunity to use the red, white, and blue supplies you have on hand.
Learn how to make these cork coasters and seal them with Mod Podge! This is such an easy project, and you can get free 4th of July themed nautical papers to make it.
DIY Candy Dish
Use Sparkle Mod Podge and tissue paper to decorate a candy dish from Dollar Tree! This is perfect for older children, or for younger children to decorate with their parents.
Candy Fireworks for the Fourth
I'm pretty well convinced that there is no better firework than one with candy in it! These are perfect for using as Fourth of July party favors, especially for kids. But don't forget the adults either . . . we love candy too!
If you enjoyed these 4th of July crafts, you going to also enjoy free 4th of July printables! You might also like our summer crafts and summer crafts for kids. Let me know your favorite ideas in the comments!
Friday 8th of June 2018
Looking for some craft I can make for craft fairs , etc. to make some extra cash . Any ideas ?
Thursday 7th of June 2018
The number 2 craft-American flag on canvas, the link is not available and I can’t find it anywhere.
Friday 8th of June 2018
Brittney that tutorial is gone as the blog is gone! However - I am going to re-do the tutorial. Stay tuned :D
Jessica @ TSOP
Tuesday 25th of June 2013
Yay! Awesome projects and thank you so much for featuring my little cups! Love this round up and there is a bunch of stuff I haven't seen! YOU rock Amy!
Saturday 22nd of June 2013
Thanks so much for featuring my 4th of July craft on your blog!! Love all the cute ideas you shared!!
Saturday 22nd of June 2013
Great diy crafts here!