20 Ideas for the 4th of July

Posted on Jul 3 2015 - 6:44am by Beth

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Kid Fun Houston List
  Fourth of July Activities
1 Spray paint red, white, and blue stars on the lawn - Cut out a star on poster board, place it on the grass, and spray.
2 Make red, white, and blue jello cups by layering each color - You'll have to let each layer set before you add another layer.
3 Make windsocks - Paint a can blue and add red and white streamers
4 Make flag handprints with red, white, and blue paint - You can add a paper star or paint the stars.
5 Tye dye a tshirt red, white and blue
6 Send a letter/package to a soldier
7 Make healthy snacks with strawberries/watermelon and blueberries
8 Paint a flag picture using closepins and pom poms as your brush
9 Go on a 4th of July scavenger hunt - Look for items such as decorations, flags, ice cream, sunshine, stars, streamers, picnic table, etc.
10 Have a water balloon fight with red/white/blue balloons
11 Make a wreath together as a family
12 Paint fireworks using a fork and red/blue paint
13 Make fireworks in a bottle - Use a water bottle and add red/blue items such as pipe cleaners, sequins, glitter, etc.
14 Make red and blue ice cubes out of colored drinks or by using food coloring
15 Make red, white, and blue play dough
16 Paint rocks using red, white, and blue paint - You could paint stars, flags, USA, fireworks, etc.
17 Put together a United States puzzle
18 See how many red, white, and blue items you can find in the house, in the car, at the park, etc.
19 Have fun with glow sticks after the sun goes down
20 Enjoy story time with your kids - Tell them about your July 4th holidays and which ones you liked the most