Happy Birthday USA! With July 4th falling on a weekend this year, the parades, picnics and celebrations will be spread out over a full two days – and there will most likely be something for everyone. Here are some links to resources, ideas and activities to make your fourth of July weekend even more fun!
Get the party started with some free printable Fourth of July party invitations created by me for my new site, Celebrate It!
Then grab some of these July 4th printable activities to get the kids excited about the holiday
- Happy Birthday USA July 4th Coloring Page
- July 4th Word Search
- 4th of July Word Scramble
- 4th of July Animal Themed Coloring Pages
- More Fourth of July Printable Coloring Pages and Puzzles
Make some crafts
- July 4th Craft Projects from Kaboose (I love the Uncle Sam Treat Holders)
- The HP Activity Center has some creative July 4th Craft ideas
- Family Fun also has a large selection of patriotic craft project for Independence Day
Play some fun July 4th Picnic and summer party games
- Backyard Water Games
- Patriotic Games from Family Fun
- Patriotic Bingo
- Active Outdoor Games for Kids
- The Best Outdoor Games for Kids
And don’t forget to stay safe!!
- Tips from the National Council on Fireworks Safety
- Fireworks Safety Tips
- Summer Swim Safety Tips
- 10 Playground Safety Reminders
- American Academy of Pediatrics Summer Safety Tips for Kids
- Barbecue Safety
- Food Safety for Summer Parties and Picnics
- Safety Tips for Boaters, Waterskiiers and other water sports
- Supernanny’s Summer Camp Safety
Have a fantastic week and a safe July 4th weekend!!