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15 Fourth of July Activities for Toddlers

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Hi Mamma! If you’re like me you’re always looking for fun ways to “play” with your kids. I hate feeling like the best I’ve got is to watch TV all day, which actually ends up making no one happy by bedtime. I try to tie our crafts and activities into holidays or upcoming events. I’ve rounded up some of the most awesome fourth of July activities for toddlers for your viewing pleasure. 

Since I’m also a Pinterest stalker, I’m linking to some other roundup posts for fourth of July activities for toddlers and preschoolers. You can get all the info you want, right from this page! If you’re an awesome crafter already – feel free to leave me your favorite fourth of July kids activities in the comments below. 

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Here are some of the top fourth of july activities for toddlers I found across the web!

Here are some of the crafts I’d recommend you do with a younger toddler. While my 3.5 year old loves wands and crowns, those crafts might be too complicated and more easily broken by an 18-24 month old. 

The crafts below are appropriate for older toddlers and preschoolers, as well. 

4th of July activities and crafts for younger toddlers

Sponge Painted American Flag Craft – From Crafts on Sea

Felt Flag Art – From Best toys for Toddlers

Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles – From Edventures with Kids

Patriotic Sensory Bottles – From Little Bins for Little Hands

4th of July Printable and Coloring Activity – From Wise Owl Factory

4th of July Playdoh Activity – From Teaching Two and Three Year Olds

Although these activities aren’t specific to fourth of July, I have a list of boredom busting activities for toddlers that will keep mom sane. Check out the link below for ways to play on those yucky indoor days!

Related: Boredom Busters: Indoor Toddler Activities to Keep Mom Sane

Seasonal toddler activities make days inside and developmental milestones even more fun. Try these 15 fourth of july toddler activities that will keep your toddler entertained and having fun for hours. This mix of fourth of july crafts and fourth of july activities for both toddlers and preschoolers is sure to please many different ages and phases.

4th of July activities and crafts for an older toddler or preschooler

The age separation is absolutely my best guess. Feel free to click through all the crafts and activities to see what would be appropriate for your little one. Some of your toddlers might really love watercolors or making the Fireworks wands below. 

Stars & Stripes Crown – From B Inspired Mama

Pipecleaner Fireworks Wand – From Teach me Mommy

Watercolor American Flag Kid’s Craft – From Heart of Deborah

Patriotic Kids Blower – From Natural Beach Living

DIY 4th of July Sparklers – From Stylish Cravings

4th of July Rocket Craft – From Happiness is Homemade

Red, White & Blue Star Ribbon Wands – From Rhythms of Play

Make Patriotic Sidewalk Art  (+other activities) – From Heart of Deborah

4th of July Ice Melt Activity – From Little Bins for Little Hands

These toddler crafts and activities are some of the best ones I found. If you want an even BIGGER list, check out this post from Crafts on Sea. 

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Hope this list helps you find more fun things to do with your toddler or preschooler this Fourth of July!

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