4th of July Flag Handprint Craft for Kids

4th of July DIY Handprint Flag Art for Kids

Here’s a fun kid craft idea for 4th of July or Veteran’s Day! In the summer we typically pick a few random acts of kindness projects that we can do as a family. This summer we decided to make red, white and blue flag inspired cards for veterans with a note of appreciation inside. These handprint flag cards are a great way to say thank you to our military men and women! You could also do this craft on a canvas to display at home for Independence Day. 

MATERIALS

Blank Card
Red, White, Blue Paint
Sponge Brush
Small Star Punch
White Card Stock
Glue or Tape Adhesive 

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INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Paint your child’s hand. Alternate red and white on the fingers and paint the palm blue. Make sure the entire area is covered in paint and be generous.

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Step 2: Have your child place his or her hand on the front of a blank card, pressing firmly and lifting straight up. 

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Step 3: Using a small star punch, punch out white stars and adhere a few to the blue area on the card. 

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Step 4: Allow to dry and write a thank you message inside. Anytime you see a veteran, give them a card.

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PIN IT!

DIY 4th of July Flag Handprint Craft for Kids

You might also like these 4th of July ideas:

Little Miss Independent Shirt

Painted Flag Banner

Red White Blue Chocolate Fruit Cones

 

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I'm Vanessa and it's my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. I suffer from craft ADHD, regularly working on at least 10 projects at the same time and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it. My first craft book, Party in a Jar, was published in 2014. I look forward to crafting with you!

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