To little ones, celebrating the 4th of July usually means one thing - FIREWORKS! But, we know that by the time the sun goes down and the fireworks go up around 10:00 pm, they are exhausted and ready for bed. Here are ten 4th of July activities for kids that don't involve having cranky, overtired children on the 5th of July!
1. Make a Statue of Liberty crown
Transform the entire family into Lady Liberty this 4th of July. You can go about this many ways and take it to whatever level you'd like - metallic paint, glue and glitter, or just simply some tin foil from the kitchen. Construction paper can make a great headband or try using paper plates for something a little sturdier. Save those empty toilet paper and paper towel rolls - they make excellent starting points for homemade torches!
2. Have a patriotic bike parade
Grab all the neighborhood kids and their bikes! Have everyone decorate their own bike at home and then meet for a parade or have a bike decorating