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15+ crafts, recipes and fun for Fourth of July

15+ crafts, recipes and fun for Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and what could be more fun than throwing a red-, white- and blue-themed bash!? There are so many fantastically creative ideas out there and we’ve rounded up 15 of our favorites.

These popcorn lollipops are adorable.

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Kids could make these Oreo pops at your party.

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It’s an oldie but a goodie: patriotic Jell-o.28

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Easy and cute mini banana splits.banana splits=====

Marshmallow and fruit kabobs. kabobsFruit pizza. If there is fruit in it, it’s gotta be healthy, right?

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Antipasto kabobs for that picnic.antipasto=====

Who knew Red Vines could be so patriotic! Great to handout before the fireworks.

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For a great beverage, get some shaved ice and flavored liquid. Put a strawberry on top and you’re good to go!drink

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Who says holidays need to be unhealthy?! Here’s a creative option.veggie====

Here’s another light and fresh idea.watermelon=====

Make your own 4th of July slime? Now that’s a holiday!slime===== 

How about this easy craft: patriotic wands?

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Talk about a cute Q-tip firework craft.

qtipWhat ideas do you have for Independence Day?

Amber Johnson
Author: Amber Johnson

Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

2 Comments

  1. These look like a lot of fun! Independence Day is the perfect holiday for making crafts and projects.

  2. Indeed. Happy happy July 4th!

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