Here’s a quick and easy patriotic snack for the 4th of July! Grab some strawberries, blueberries, icing and graham crackers and make your own flag! Let the kids do all the work and have tons of fun!
Perfect for a 4th of July Playdate or party with friends!
Make Your Own Edible Flag
This is one 4th of July snack that the kids can make on their own with just a few ingredients.
- Frosting or Cool whip
- Graham crackers
- Assemble flags onto the graham cracker using the frosting or cool whip as glue.
- Add blueberries for the stars
- Add the strawberries for the stripes.
Host a Fourth of July Playdate
We invited our friends over to create these patriotic snacks for a 4th of July Playdate. They were a big hit! For the playdate we started off with a few patriotic books about America. We had the kids made a few patriotic crafts including a handprint flag.
Then we went outside to enjoy our flag craft and bubbles around the America Flag to celebrate America’s Birthday. When we were all done we came in and made our Flag Snacks to end our Patriotic celebration.
Here are a few ideas for ways to celebrate the 4th of July with Kids…
Fourth of July Activities for Kids
- Dot American Flag
- Water Color an America Flag
- American Symbols Packet
- Handprint Flag
- Handprint and Footprint Flag
- Patriotic Preschool Pack
- Flag Craft
- Red and White Pinwheels
- Patriotic Preschool Activities
- 4th of July Printables
- Fingerprint Flag
- Tutorial for Pinwheels
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4th of July Books for Kids
Here’s one of my favorite patriotic books to share with my children…
America the Beautiful by Katharine Bates and Wendell Minor
Here are a few more Fourth of July Books!
- Happy 4th of July, Jenny Sweeney!
- L Is for Liberty (Reading Railroad)
- The Story of “the Star-Spangled Banner”
- The Pledge of Allegiance
- F Is for Flag (Reading Railroad)
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Happy 4th of July from The Educators’ Spin On It!