Whether you’re looking for crafts for the 4th of July, Flag Day, Memorial Day or Veterans Day, these 25 American flag crafts for kids are great.
They are easy activities for preschoolers and older kids to make for any patriotic holiday.
Each year I try to make new patriotic shirts with my boys. It became a summer tradition for us.
And we do it right on time for the 4th of July parade. We try to come up with new ideas each year.
We usually paint the t-shirts but last year we used tie-dye.
You will find my favorite flag shirt if you scroll down, but if you want more inspiration, make sure to check out this list of 10+ patriotic shirts.
American flag crafts
Kids will use a wide variety of materials to create the flag, most of the them you already have in your craft room. As mentioned before, they are all simple crafts, great for kids as young as preschoolers and kindergartners.
Plenty of decoration ideas as well as a t-shirt and a ring, which, by the way, would make great accessories for the 4th of July parade.
More 4th of July crafts for kids:
25 American flag crafts
Paper plate flag craft – This craft is super easy to make and it looks fantastic. Kids will be so pleased with the outcome
Twig flag decoration – I love that this decoration uses natural elements and it’s so simple to make. Hang it outside on the porch or inside above the fireplace.
Paper roll flag craft – I’m all for inexpensive recyclable crafts and this one fits the bill.
Flag t-shirt – I made these t-shirts with my kids many years ago and they are still my 4th of July favorite t-shirts we have ever created.
Popsicle stick American flag – Use this craft for an American history unit or make it after learning the Pledge of Allegiance.
Kid-size American flag – Kids will be so proud of their big flag and it makes a great decoration for the holidays.
Pony bead American flag – Easy to make and you can turn it into a cute fridge magnet in honor of fourth of July.
Craft stick flag – Put together a Build Your Own Flag kit with supplies from the Dollar store and let kids create the American flag
Paper straw American flag – You will find these straws at a lot of store around the 4th of July.
Pom pom painted American flag – Painting with pom pom is so much fun. Have your kids tried it yet?
Paper plate American flag – Simple craft for practicing fine motor skills.
Patriotic handprint craft – Make an American flag handprint to celebrate Memorial Day, Independence Day, or Veteran’s Day.
Handprint and footprint flag – This handprint or footprint flag craft makes a nice keepsake for the holiday.
Button flag – Use craft sticks and buttons to make ad adorable flag.
Torn paper flag craft – Those shiny stars are a hit in my family, nd we use them from 4th of July to Christmas.
Egg carton American flag – If your family eats a lot of eggs, like my own family, next time you buy eggs, save those egg cartons. They come in handy when you want to craft with your kids.
Lego American flag – Make the flag with basic red, white and blue Lego bricks.
Sponge painted American flag – Replace the classic paintbrush with a sponge and kids will have so much fun painting.
Pony beads flag – What a great fine motor skills activity for kids.
Simple American flag craft – Use paper straps to make this easy flag. Great for practicing scissors cutting skills.
Paper plate patriotic craft – Start with a star sewing step and continue with painting on a paper plate.
Handprint flag – This American flag is such an adorable patriotic keepsake made with craft sticks.
Patriotic blower – Once kids are done playin with the blowers, add strings and turn them into windsocks.
Paper bag patriotic craft – Those paper bags make great craft supplies for easy ideas.