4th of July Craft

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The 4th of July is right around the corner. There will be family barbecues, sparklers and people celebrating America's independence all over the country soon. With little ones, fireworks are fun to watch but not always the safest activity.

I love having fun ways for my kids to celebrate the holiday with the whole family. I came up with this easy craft that the kids can help make and will have fun playing with too!

These 4th of July pom pom poppers are a fun and safe way to have some fun this Independence Day!pom-pom-popper-supplies_fullsizeSupplies:

Paper cups (red, white or blue)

balloons (red, white or blue)

stickers (American themed)

pom poms in red white and blue theme

scissors (not pictured)

Directions:

Step 1 - Cut your balloon across the biggest part. Place the balloon over the cut bottom of the cup and tie it into a knot.pom-pom-popper-step-1_fullsize

Step 2 - Cut your balloon across the biggest part. Place the balloon over the cut bottom of the cup and tie it into a knot.pom-pom-popper-step-3_fullsize

Step 3 - Decorate your cup as desired with stickers, paint, etc. We used simple foam star stickers in red, white, blue and silver colors.pom-pom-popper-4th-of-july

Step 4 - Fill your cup with pom poms. Pull back on your knot to blast your pom poms into the air!

 

The kids will love chasing each other around with these fun little pom pom poppers!

Have a safe and fun Independence Day celebration with family and friends!

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Author: Catherine Murton

Catherine is an admitted Pinterest addict, Instragram-oholic and freelance writer. She's a proud military wife and mom of a creative daughter (8) and adventurous son (3). She enjoys spending her limited free time reading, photographing beautiful things and drinking coffee. She lives with her husband, kids, and 2 cats in the suburbs of Tucson, Arizona but loves to travel whenever she can! You can follow her on Pinterest and Instagram.

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