4th of July

For kids, July 4th is a fun-filled day of red, white, and blue. See a parade, enjoy classic picnic foods, and be sure to plan to stay up late for fireworks. Here are tips and ideas to make this holiday fun and safe for everyone.

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10 Free 4th of July Coloring Pages for Kids
Celebrate Independence Day at home—and share some fun facts about America's birthday—with these free 4th of July coloring pages featuring fireworks, flags, the Statue of Liberty, and more.
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Instructions for making a fruity Fourth of July treat.
5 Fun Crafts for the 4th of July
Get ready to rock your block party this Fourth of July! Gather friends into your star-spangled backyard for a day of silly costumes, serious lip-syncing, and macaroni necklaces. Let the fireworks begin!
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20+ Fun 4th of July Activities for the Whole Family
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Firecracker Flags
Show your stripes (and stars) with twirly paper wind socks.