Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

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Independence Day (or the Fourth of July) is a patriotic holiday celebrated by Americans worldwide with parades, fireworks, and picnics. Craftmakers celebrate it with creating new original craft gifts and giving them to the people they love. It`s an ideal time to make crafts together with the children, talk about the holiday and raise their patriotic feelings. Crafts and art activities for kids is just what you need. They are made from the available materials found around the house, like colored paper, crayons, cardboard, boxes, paint, glue, etc. We can ensure you that the crafts are child-friendly and lots of creative fun. We hope you`ll try them and take pleasure.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts



CARS from Coctail Straws

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

What You Need:

— coctail straws
— buttons
— glue
— cardboard or thick paper
— pencil

To make the Cars aren`t complicated, everything is clear from the given photos.

First draw a sketch of the future car (don`t press the pencil, so that the lines can be barely visible and invisible under the coctail straws in the made crafts).

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Grease carefully some glue by the lines or you may simply glue the coctail straws and press them to the lines (the straws should be cut according to the needed sizes beforehand).

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

TANK from Green Cardboard

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

What You Need:

— green cardboard or paper
— black paper
— a bit of plasticine
— stapler or glue
— pencil
— cotton swab
— scissors

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Making:

Divide half of the cardboard sheet into 3 parts and bend as shown in the photo.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Round the edges.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

This is the Tank body.

To make the turret of the Tank, cut a small piece of cardboard. Divide it into 3 parts and bend. Round the edges.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Double in the edges a little so as to fasten on the tank body.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Attach the turret to the body with a stapler or glue.

Make the gun barrel from a cotton swab.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Attach it to the turret with plasticine. Cut out the circles for the caterpillar of the Tank. Glue black paper at the bottom — the caterpillars.

The Tank is ready.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

TANK from Corrugated Cardboard and Match Boxes

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Beaded KEYCHAIN «ROCKET»

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

What You Need:

— beads of three colors

— thin wire

and a great desire to make something pleasant for your dears on Independence Day holiday.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

First explain the scheme of making the Keychain to the kids:

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

v — yellow, x — blue, o — red.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

The Keychain turned out beautiful.

SAILOR on the SHIP

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

What You Need:

For the Ship: an egg carton, a tubule, colored paper, string, any paint.

For the Sailor: a toilet paper roll, colored paper.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Making:

First color the egg carton with any paint (we took red). The string was tied to the tubule.

Cut small flags from colored paper and glue them to the string.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Then attach the mast to the ship (the painted egg carton) with a glue gun. The Ship is made.

Start making the Sailor. Take a toilet paper roll and glue it over with the paper of three colors: black, white and beige. Then cut out the circle the diameter of which is bigger than the diameter of the toilet paper roll and glue it on the roll top. Glue the black paper ribbons, make the hands, collar, boots and draw the face. The view from behind.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Front wiew.

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

Place the Sailor in the Ship. And the handmade gift is done!

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

SHIPS from Paper and Sponge

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

FUNNY SOLDIERS from Crepe Paper and Toilet Paper Rolls

Independence Day Craft Ideas for Kids. Handmade Patriotic Gifts, Photos

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

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Comments (2)

Cool! Any of the crafts is good to be a gift for dad or grandpa. And here's a cute craft plane for those who want to make something special for the holiday:

Craft plane
Independence day craft

This craft «A set of instruments» can also be a lovely grandson' present for his granddad on
Independence day.
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