Looking to add some red, white & blue to your home while spending some creative quality time with your toddler?
Then check out these easy 4th of July crafts for toddlers!
Here you’ll find imaginative ways to develop fine motor skills and explore sensory play, all while creating some adorable patriotic crafts with your toddler.
The 4th of July crafts on this list were specifically chosen with toddlers in mind, but older children will enjoy joining in on these projects as well.
Some projects will require more scaffolding than others, so recruit your older ones to jump in and assist!
Want more fun toddler crafts & activities? Check out our Toddler Summer Bucket List (free printable included!)
Toddler 4th of July Crafts
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Easy 4th of July Crafts for Toddlers
Salt-Painted Fireworks with Template
Salt painting allows toddlers to explore different textures while working on fine motor skills, and how cool does the end result of these salt painted fireworks look? Watching the water colors react to the salt mixture is almost as much fun as watching real fireworks!
Source: The Best Ideas for Kids
4th of July Patriotic Stars Thumbprint Craft
Thumbprint crafts are great for toddlers who like to get their hands messy. This patriotic thumbprint star craft would look great in a Dollar Tree frame as an easy and personal 4th of July decoration!
Source: A Dab of Glue Will Do
Easy Fireworks Painting
My toddler has a strange obsession with toilet paper rolls, so these easy toilet paper roll firework stamps are sure to be a hit! Such a cute and easy activity that can be done with supplies you already have around the house.
Source: Glitter on a Dime
Handprint Eagle Craft
Source: Simple Everyday Mom
Patriotic Cookie Cutter Painting
Cookie cutters make the perfect art tools for tiny toddler hands. Just make sure you use the kind that aren’t too sharp! This cookie cutter painting activity will allow your toddler to experiment with paint, without the mess of paintbrushes.
Source: Glitter on a Dime
Straw Stamp Painted Fireworks
Who needs real stamps when you can make easy straw firework stamps? Stamping crafts provide a fun way to explore cause and effect while practicing fine motor skills.
Source: Sixth Bloom
Fourth of July Sharpie Firework T-Shirt
Can you believe this awesome firework t-shirt art is designed using Sharpies?! Bri from Parties with a Cause says, “I do this every year with my kids for the 4th. My son was 2 last year and did the drops on fireworks I drew. My 6 year old drew it all himself.” The result is amazing!
Source: Parties with a Cause
4th of July Blower Craft
These 4th of July blowers involve painting and stickers, two excellent ways to practice fine motor skills – plus they turn out super cute! Can you even tell that it’s made out of a toilet paper roll?
Source: Natural Beach Living
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If you have a great 4th of July craft for toddlers, leave us a comment so we can add it to the list!