Celebrate Labor Day, Fourth of July, and Memorial Day in Style
Whether you’re looking to celebrate America’s freedom on the Fourth of July, remember the fallen military members and thank the active members on Memorial Day, or throw a party to honor America’s workforce on Labor Day, these creative patriotic party and craft ideas are a colorful addition to any party.
Use this as your go-to guide to host your barbecue, so you don’t have to settle with just red, white and blue cupcakes again this year!
These confetti launchers are perfectly safe for the little ones, and super cute and cheap to make! Get the directions from Piikea Street here.
Uncle Sam Jello Hats
Are these not the most adorable little jellos you’ve ever seen?! Kid Friendly Things To Do just flipped the jello containers over and drew on them to create these Uncle Sam Hats, perfect for the kids! Get the directions here.
Taco Salad Flag
This Taco Flag Dip from Family Fresh Meals puts a fun twist on a summer party favorite by creating the dip to look like a flag. There’s just something about the mix of ground beef, salsa, cheese, and veggies just tastes so good on a tortilla chip!
Red White and Blue Bark
Patriotic Star Wreath
Not only is this wreath easy for kids, but you might even already have the supplies at home for this! Check out The resourceful Mama’s directions here.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Flag Dip
Want to be the most liked person at the party? Bring edible cookie dough. This dip is not only patriotic, but your taste buds will be very happy too. Get the recipe from Mom on Time Out.
Watermelon, Blueberry, and Feta Salad
Did you happen to notice that this salad is Red, White and Blue? Not only is it festive, but the flavors mesh so well together, it might not even make it to the party! Get the recipe from Running in a Skirt.
Easy Flag Craft
Using natural elements like twigs is a very inexpensive way to craft with your kids! Just add paint, glue, and a string, and you have a beautiful twig flag! Get the directions from Non Toy Gifts here.
DIY Patriotic Shirts
Non Toy Gifts has an entire blog post focused on patriotic shirts, and they’re beyond adorable! Just look at this little man strutin’ it in his red, white and blue shirt - can he get any cuter than this?! Get the directions here.
Patriotic Oreo Pops
Not only will these add a “pop” of color (ha - get it?), but your kids will absolutely love making these tasty and festive Oreo pops, with some assistance of course! Get the recipe from Happiness Homemade here.
Patriotic Mason Jar Candles
Don’t have much time on your hands? These mason jar candles can be made in minutes to spruce up your party and add some decorative color! Get the directions from This Grandma Is Fun here.
This lollipop centerpiece is the perfect way to add color to your tables! It’s quick, easy, and the kids will love it! Get the directions from Gluesticks here.
These American Flag pretzels are a cute snack that will add some patriotism to your party. You can make this recipe from Everyday Savory in 30 minutes by using just 5 ingredients and a microwave! Get the directions here.
Red, White, and Blue Popsicles
These popsicles are super cute and healthy! You can make these popsicles using just three ingredients - Lemonade, watermelon, and blueberries! Head over to Oh My Creative for the directions!
Have any other patriotic party ideas or kids craft ideas? Leave us a comment below!