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4th of July Crafts


Craft Elf is your home for Patriotic craft ideas. We have something for everyone from kids to adults including painting projects, easy kids crafts and recycling crafts. Select from the ideas below and get crafting for your 4th of July barbeque.


teach kids to sewLearn to Sew Star Pillow

What a fun way to teach children to sew.  Our Star pillow is great for the Fourth of July, Flag Day or any day!  Full size pattern included.

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crafts for 4th of JulyPatriotic Napkin Rings

Craft some patriotic star napkin rings for your 4th of July barbeque from paint, wooden stars and recycled cardboard tubes.

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how to make a napkin holder from plastic canvasBasket Napkin Holder

One piece of plastic canvas and some plastic lacing are all you need to complete this basket.

Craft Ideas for the 4th of July

Star Coasters

Learn how to make coasters from cork.  Kids will enjoy this easy painting project with a little help from an adult.
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4th of July craft ideas

Red, White & Blue Napkin Holder

Paint some red, white and blue stars.  Add some glitter and glue and you have the perfect napkin holder for your 4th of July celebration.

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