Celebrate 4th of July with these fun ideas! From projects the kids can tackle to patriotic drinks, there is a little something for everyone.
Nothing like a festive tray of red licorice! [Click here for directions on this adorable party treat]
Using a small star-shaped cookie cutter, turn watermelon or other types of fruit, patriotic. Image and idea courtesy of Hiphiphooray.
Using cranberry juice, a blue sports drink and 7-up, this is a must-have fun drink for the kiddos! [The recipe and instructions can be found here]
Make a flag out of fruit! [Image courtesy of Party City]
I am thinking these would be easy enough to make–no baking or cooking required, yet they would be an adorable treat to bring to a 4th of July party. [Find the tutorial here]
These patriotic topiaries would be a great project for older children to take on. Not only will it keep them busy for a few hours, but it’s a decoration that can be brought out year after year. [You can find the tutorial on how to create these adorable topiaries here]
Use red and blue crepe paper to decorate a plain white table cloth. Below, tie festive ribbons around mason jars to hold utensils. [These two creative ideas come from here]
For Adults Only:
[You can find the recipe to these beautiful jello shots here] They are almost to pretty to drink-err…eat!
This mouth-watering recipe for Red, White & Blue Sangria comes from PunchBowl, where you can find additional adult-only 4th of July drink recipes.
There you have it! Hopefully you can use some of these ideas as inspiration and enjoy the time spent with friends and family as we celebrate Independence.
Oh yes…click here if you are interested in more red, white and blue projects.