Crafts for Kids

Published on June 28th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell


5 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas for the Fourth of July!

Craft Ideas for the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is just a few days away! If you’re hosting a get-together at your home and want to make some eco-friendly decorations, or if you just want to create some crafts with your kiddos, you need to check out these awesome tutorials!

1. Colored Rice Jars by Today’s Creative Blog

It’s time to grab all of those jars you’ve been saving– I have the perfect craft for you! Today’s Creative Blog colored rice with food coloring and then layered the colors in recycled jars. You can even add a little votive candle on top like she did (it reminds me of the Water Bottle Candle Holder)! I can see these on a patio table or as a centerpiece.

Next>> 3-D Cardboard Star by Grey Luster Girl

[Photo via Today’s Creative Blog, used with permission]

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Hello! I'm Bonnie -- a craft nerd, musician, writer, furniture and vintage lover, crafter, and diyer! If you would like to learn more about me, I also have my own blog, Revolutionaries, where I write about more craft projects, furniture redos, and my faith! You can also find me on , Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

One Response to 5 Eco-Friendly Craft Ideas for the Fourth of July!

  1. Thank you for featuring my patriotic candles!

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