7 Fun Kids Activities for a Fourth of July Party

Are you hosting a Fourth of July party this year? If you are planning a family reunion, a neighborhood potluck gathering, or just inviting a few friends over for some fun, here are some fun games and activities to keep the kiddos (and parents) amused. Click on the links to grab the easy instructions.

Bike Parade

When I think about the Fourth of July the first thing that comes to mind are fireworks. A close second though is a parade. So why not help the kids show off their patriotic spirit by decorating their bikes for a parade? Whether you plan to bike down to your neighborhood Fourth of July parade and want to look festive, or your kids are riding in the parade, your kids will look smashing with these printable bike decorations from MarthaStewart.com. No parade in your area? Host your own. Every summer our neighborhood used to have a block party and to kick off the party the kids would decorate their bikes and ride around in a little mock parade. It was so cute!

Flag Hunt

Notimeforflashcards.com created a great hide and seek game for the kids called Flag Hunt. Check out how easy it was to set up. You could also use coins or dollars in clear envelopes in the hunt. They do feature many of our founding fathers.

Balloon Dart Game

Roots and Wings Co came up with a great kids game for a Fourth of July Celebration – a balloon dart game! Click over to see how she made the board. You’ll definitely want some adult supervision for this game if you have little kids playing.

Rocket Toss

Parents.com had a cute idea with their Rocket Toss game. Have fun knocking down those patriotic cans. Parents, let the kids have a turn!

Cardboard tube rockets

You can’t go wrong with this cardboard tube rocket craft from AlphaMoms.com.

Star Spangled Luminarias

These Star Spangled Luminarias from Spoonful.com are easy to make and will help light up the night as the party goes into the evening.

Firecracker Tie Dye T-shirt

Your kids would need to make this the day before but I love the Firecracker Tie Dye T-shirt from the I Love to Create Blog. It looks exactly like the Bomb Pops or Firecracker Popsicles you get from the ice cream truck.

What games or activities do you have planned for your Fourth of July party this year? Which one of these ideas do you like best?

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