Kids will love making this beautiful firework craft to celebrate America’ Independence Day on July 4th. This summer crafts for preschoolers uses a free 4th of July printable as a starting point. Then children will use a simple, but stunning watercolor painting with salt technique to make this independence day craft ideas. Use this fourth of July crafts for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students too.
Nothing celebrates summer or the 4th of July like fireworks for kids! This firework craft is a pretty fourth of July activities for preschoolers to make leading up to the big day or as they remember what the fire works looked like in the night sky. Try these fourth of July crafts with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, and 4th graders too. WE’ve provided fourth of july printables to use as a background for your 4th of July activities for preschoolers with templates including the Statue of Libery, patriotic kids, and more!
4th of July Printables
Independence Day Craft Ideas
All you need to make one of these cute July crafts for preschoolers are a few simple materials:
- Patriotic template (below)
- table salt
- school glue
- Water color paint set (including paint brush)
Watercolor Painting with Salt
Draw fireworks, rockets, stars, etc with your liquid glue bottle on the 4th of july printable template of your choice. Now sprinkle the glue with salt. Then shake off the excess salt.
Fourth of July Crafts for Preschoolers
Dip your paintbrush in the watercolor paints and then gently touch the salt to pass the color. Clean off brush when switching between colors and continue to paint your salt.
Fourth of July Activities for Preschoolers
There are lots of Fourth of July printable templates to choose from including both color and black and white versions of:
- Chearleader that says USA
- map of the United States with the words USA in the center
- American flag
- Happy 4th of July with United States of America Flag
- Patriotic boy and girl holding a flag
- Statue of Liberty
- Happy 4th of July with Lady Liberty
- State of Liberty and words Happy Independence Day
Fourth of July Crafts
This is such a fun twist on salt painting projects as it uses a tempalte to make it look like the fireworks are shooting off over this iconic American symbol of freedom and patriotism!
There are endless possibilities mixing the different template choices with different colors, sizes, and shapes of fireworks. THis makes such a cute patriotic craft that can be used for not only Independence Day, but Memorial Day, Presidents Day, and more!
4th of July Printables
Looking for more fun and FREE fourth of July printables? You will love these:
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- Free Printable State Coloring Pages
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4th of July Activities
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