4th of july Crafts for Kids

4th of July Shaving Cream Fireworks Craft for Kids

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and FUN 4th of July Craft to celebrate this Independence Day? You are going to love this shaving cream art project! Make a super cool firework craft using shaving cream and food coloring. This shaving cream craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. With the simple technique, you will not believe what beutiful craft for Fourth of July you can make!

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and FUN 4th of July Craft to celebrate this Independence Day? You are going to love this shaving cream art project! Make a super cool firework craft using shaving cream and food coloring. This shaving cream craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. With the simple technique, you will not believe what beutiful craft for Fourth of July you can make!

Shaving Cream Art

Teach children about the 4th of July for Kids by reading some books about how the United States of America came to be a nation. Then talk about the rights and responsibilities of it’s citizens, and how we Americans show our patriotism. One of those sybols is firewords and the color of our flag – red, white, and blue. Make cool¬†firework crafts¬†with this fun-to-make red, blue and white craft! These¬†patriotic crafts for kids are perfect for all ages from toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students. Whether you are a parent, teacher, homeschooler, or camp counselor looking for fun summer camp ideas – these shaving cream crafts are cheap and easy -to-make.

Firework Crafts All you need to make this super cute independence day craft idea: white paper white shaving cream tempera paint (we used red and white to make it patriotic) popsicle stick or similar to smooth the shaving cream toothpicks or similar to make the firework design cookie sheet or craft tray

Firework Crafts

All you need to make this super cute independence day craft idea:

  • white paper
  • white shaving cream
  • tempera paint (we used red and white to make it patriotic)
  • popsicle stick or similar to smooth the shaving cream
  • toothpicks or similar to make the firework design
  • cookie sheet or craft tray

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Shaving Cream Crafts

Start by spraying white shaving cream on a baking sheet or tray. Next smooth it out with a craft stick.

shaving cream and tempera paint art project

Firework Craft

Put several drops of red, blue, and white tempera paint on the shaving cream.

Patriotic Crafts for Kids

Crafts for Fourth of July

Use toothpicks to make lines out out from the center o the paint so it looks like rays. So put the toothpick in the middle of a paint blog and draw it out; back to the middle and smear the paint out a different direction. Continue painting with the tootphick around each blob until their are rays out in all directions.

4th of July Craft

Repeat with each and every drop of paint. Overlapping makes it extra pretty. Not they are not all perfectly even or symetrical; neither are fireworks!

Shaving Cream Crafts

4th of July Craft

Make the color streaks overlap and intermingle colors.

Crafts for Fourth of July

When you are done creating your firework design, put paper on top and let sit for 30 seconds so the paper absorbs the color.

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Patriotic Crafts for Kids

Pull off the paper and wipe off any remaining shaving cream.

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Allow your art project to dry completely before haning up your 4th of July arts and craft or gifting it to Grandma and Grandpa.

summer crafts for preschoolers

Summer crafts for preschoolers

While we did ours for the fourth of July and focused on red, whtie and blue projects – we couldn’t resist making some pretty, multi-colored fireworks too.

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This makes such a pretty summer firework craft for kids!

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th of July Printables

Looking for more fun and FREE fourth of July printables? You will love these:

american symbols for kids 4th of july worksheets 4th of july activity Kids will have fun practicing reading, writing, and building CVC Words with this CVC Words Activity for Independence Day. This 4th of july printable includes 4th of july worksheets that you can cut into strips to practice building sight words one starry letter-at-a-time and then write the word on the ruled line. This 4th of July activity is such a fun literacygame for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders too. Simply print pdf file with independence day printables and you are ready for this summer activity for kids.

Firework Activities 4th of july coloring pages Vinegar and Baking Soda Rocket If you are looking for a 4th of July activity this Independence Day that sneaks in some learning, you will love this fourth of July science experiment. This 4th of July science experiment has a fun red, white and blue star experiment themed for our American flag, aka The Star Spangeled Banner. Try this 4th of July fun project with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders for some hands-on play.

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4th of July Crafts

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and FUN Summer fireworks craft? You are going to love this simple shaving cream art project! Make a super cool firework craft using shaving cream and food coloring. This shaving cream craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. With the simple technique, you will not believe what beutiful firewrork craft for summertme you can make!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites www.123homeschool4me.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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