4th of July – Prepare the celebration with your kids
Whether you are going to celebrate 4th of July – Independence Day – with your host family and your kids or not, there are some great ideas out there to prepare for the day with your kids. (Click the picture or the heading to read more!)
- All you has some great patriotic 4th of July crafts including candy bottle rockets, DIY fireworks, pinwheels, banners, lanterns, buckets, and more (All you link).
- DLTK’s growing together offers coloring pages, crafts, games and puzzles, printables, recipes, and more for the topic of 4th of July (DLTK’s Link)
- Enchanted Learning has activity books, flags, strings of stars, and more on their page (Enchanted Learning Link).
- Better Homes and Gardens has examples for rocket centerpieces, flag-themed centerpieces, 4th of July buckets, fan favors, drink holders, crowns, snack cartons, and more (BHG link and link).
- On Youtube from Tanner Vlogs “DIY 4th of July Crafts” and Select Blinds “4th of July Craft” and how about FamilyFun magazine’s “How to make party poppers for 4th of July crafts“
- All Recipes presents their 4th of July recipes (link).
- Redtri presents 25 patriotic food ideas for your 4th of July party, including a brownie flag, Popsicle, mocktails, watermelon star bites, and more (link).
- Southernliving offers 17 recipes like iced tea, barbecue deviled eggs, ribs, succotash salad, raspberry-banana-yogurt freezer pops, and more (link).
- Yulianastyle has a nice video on Youtube for “Summer food recipes – 4th of July“, PrimeroseMakeup presents “DIY fourth of July snacks & treats!“, and Stephanie Carina presents “DIY fourth of July Party! Easy food + treats, cute decor, fun games, & more!“
Check also for Memorial Day crafts and foods 🙂
If you don’t want to spend the day with your host family, there are some great pages out there with offers for 4th of July trips and ideas:
By the way, during my year, I (Anja) went to Washinton D.C. for 4th of July – I traveled with Cultural Hi-Ways and had a great time 🙂