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Paper Plate American Flag Craft for Kids

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A fun paper plate American flag craft for kids that will allow little ones to express their creativity through painting and work on their fine motor skills.

Paper plate flag craft for kids to celebrate 4th of July. Toddlers and preschoolers can practice fine motor skills. Paper plate and clothespin craft. #flagcraft #4thofJuly

Taking 3 planes and flying about 12 hours with 2 energetic young kids. An adventure we finally feel brave enough to take on. My hubby and I have decided to take our kids to visit Romania, our home country. It’s been eight years since I moved to the US and this is the first time we’re going back to visit our families.

It’s a good opportunity for us to talk about America and Europe, the different countries we will visit in our vacation, languages, traditions and more. We even threw a few crafts in the mix and started with a simple paper plate American flag.

Paper plate American flag craft for kids. Easy 4th of July craft for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners and older kids. Pom pom painting and clothespin craft. | at Non-Toy Gifts

Paper plate American flag craft for kids. Easy 4th of July craft for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners and older kids. Pom pom painting and clothespin craft. | at Non-Toy Gifts

Paper plate American flag craft

Supplies:

  • paper plate
  • paint: red, white and blue
  • paintbrush
  • pom pom
  • white cardboard
  • scissors
  • glue
  • wooden clothespins

Paper plate American flag craft for kids. Easy 4th of July craft for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners and older kids. Pom pom painting and clothespin craft. | at Non-Toy Gifts

Step 1: Start by painting the paper plate blue. You can use a paintbrush but a pom pom seems like a more fun alternative, especially to young kids. Let the paper plate dry.

Step 2: Cut out a start from the white cardboard and glue it to the center of the paper plate.

Step 3: Paint half of the wooden clothespins white and the other half red.

Step 4: Clip the painted wooden clothespins around the paper plate’s edge. Make sure to alternate the colors to resemble the red and white flag stripes.

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