4th of July Fun for Kids

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independence-day-459173_1280July 4th is just days away, and everyone is looking forward to a weekend of fun in the sun, BBQs, and fireworks! Here are some awesome ways to celebrate America’s birthday with the kids!

Fun 4th of July Snacks for Kids:

Squeeze in some nutrition during your holiday BBQs with these healthy snacks your kids will love!

This 4th of July Toast from “Taste and Tell” is great for a quick and easy breakfast or snack. All you need is toast, cream cheese, strawberry or raspberry jam, blueberries, and bananas. 

Cut stars out of slices of watermelon and cheese and top with blueberries for these healthy patriotic 4th of July Watermelon Appetizers from “Cooking with Ruthie”. 

Kids of all ages will enjoy these jiggly JELL-O Firecrackers from “Kraft Recipes”. 

Who doesn’t love chocolate covered bananas?! This Chocolate Dipped “Banana Split” from “I Heart Naptime”is a great patriotic variation of the original!

All you need for these delicious Layered Berry and Yogurt Popsicles from “The Pinterest Project” are some fresh strawberries and blueberries, greek yogurt, a bit of honey, and a popsicle mold.

Fun and Educational 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Include some education in your holiday celebration with these fun learning activites for kids!

These 4th of July Books for K thru 2nd Graders from “Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas” are a great way to incorporate reading into your holiday celebrations!

Teach your children the history of the 4th of July with this printable: Independence Day Trivia Facts for Kids from “Salt and Pepper Moms”

This Star Search Number Learning Game from  “A Little Pinch of Perfect” is a great way for your little ones to practice their numbers while celebrating America’s birthday!

This 4th of July Printable Activity Pack from “Gift of Curiosity” contains 87 activities focused on skills such as shapes and sizes, colors, same vs. different, sorting/categorizing, patterning, puzzles, mazes, fine motor, math, and literacy.

Encourage early learning and language development with these  4th of July Sensory Activities and Crafts for Kids from “Little Bins for Little Hands” such as Fizzy Frozen Stars and the 4th of July Summer Science Ice Tower

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