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Back to School Crafts

Back to School Crafts

As your little ones are getting used to being back in school, now is the perfect time for some fun, back to school inspired crafts! These crafts are a great way to practice skills that your little ones are beginning to learn in school. From science to spelling, HandsOnAsWeGrow created a list of 20 back to school themed crafts. Check out our top five favorites from the list!

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4th of July Crafts

 

The 4th of July is tomorrow so you may be looking for a fun way to celebrate the holiday. Since the weekend and the big celebrations are over, crafts are a great way to have some patriotic fun in the comfort of your home. Thanks to All Kids Network we have a collection of fun, 4th of July crafts so you can create some fun for your little ones without having to bring them to the beach. Check out their site to see a full list of crafts, as well as, instructions for each craft!

Patriotic Windsock Craft – A fun, patriotic decoration that isn’t too hard to make! All you need is a toilet paper roll, printer paper, and some yarn. The red, white, and blue hanging decoration is a fun way for your little ones to create decorations that you can use around the house for the 4th! For a simpler version, replace the colored yarn with paint and/or glitter!

Fingerprint Flag – A super easy project for your little ones to do. All you need is white paper and red and blue paint. Help your little ones create the stripes of the flag, as well as, the stars with their fingers! An adorable, hands-on craft your little ones are sure to love!

Patriotic Magnets – A fun way to celebrate the 4th is to decorate the fridge with magnets! Your little ones can make clay magnets with store bought clay or salt dough. Spell out USA, make a flag, or create some fireworks. Your little ones will love playing with the clay and then being able to see their creations on the fridge!

4th of July Wreaths – A fun project to put somewhere around the house. Get red, white, and blue paper for your wreath. For a fun family version, trace the hands of your children on the different colored paper, cut them out, and glue them on a paper plate to make your wreath. Or for a more festive look, have your little ones trace and cut out stars for your wreath. Also, add little touches of glitter and ribbon for more fun!

Sponge Painting – A great craft for your little ones! Take a few sponges and cut them into star and firework shapes. Set out small plates with different colors of paint on them like red, blue, white, gold, and silver. Either on canvas or paper, give your little ones the sponge shapes and let them create some patriotic masterpieces!

We hope you decide to try out some of these crafts tomorrow! Feel free to leave pictures of your crafts in the comments, or any other fun craft ideas that your family likes to do for the 4th of July. And be sure to share these ideas with your friends and family by clicking share on the side of the post. Happy 4th of July!

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