30+ Activities for 4th of July

Looking for 4th of July activities to do with your kids? Here are over 30 ideas for 4th of July, including very creative arts & crafts, Montessori activities, Free Printables, Sensory Activities, and Book Lists with the best patriotic books.

30+ Activities for 4th of July

Arts & Crafts

Fireworks in a Bottle by No Twiddle Twaddle

4th of July Crafts for Baby by House of Burke
Super Easy 4th of July Wreath by No Time for Flash Cards
Letter of the Week (Flag F) by No Time for Flash Cards

4th of July Craft by Loving My Nest

Firework Painting by Juggling with Kids
Easy Jar Candle Craft by Fantastic Fun and Learning

Color Rice American Flag Exploring by Powerful Mothering

Salt and Glue Fireworks by School Time Snippets

Patriotic Hand Print Craft by B-Inspired Mama

Fourth of July Crepe Paper Flag Craft by Meaningful Mama
American Flag Collage by Meaningful Mama

Montessori Activities

4th of July Montessori Activities by Gift of Curiosity
Red, White and Blue Tot Trays by Fantastic Fun and Learning

Free Printables

4th of July I Spy Game by The Pleasantest Thing
Free 4th of July Pack by 3 Dinosaurs

Sensory Activities

4th of July Activity: Make Slime by The Pleasantest Thing
Shaving Cream & Paint Fireworks by No Time for Flash Cards
4th of July Fun with Water Beads by I Can Teach my Child

Fireworks Play Dough by Fantastic Fun and Learning

Books Lists

 Best Fourth of July Picture Books by Ready-Set-Read!
Patriotic Picture Books for 4th of July by No Time for Flash Cards


Viviana is a blogging mom to a toddler, a preschooler, and a kindergartner, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds.


  1. I'm very impressed with the fireworks crafts.

  2. I love the fireworks painting with the dish sponge. Great look!
    The Meek Moose

  3. I like the Kids Fireworks Craft Using a Dish Brush

  4. Love these ideas. Thanks for sharing!

  5. the dish brush firework idea is amazing xx

  6. Such a wonderful collection of ideas...great work

  7. These are cool 4th of July ideas! Next independence day we are going to try these! ;)