Patriotic Paper Chain

While going through my scrapbook paper I found this striped red and white paper and thought hmmm what can we make with this? I paired it with a blue sheet and came up with this idea.
The kids loved putting on the star stickers.
I had pictures of the kids and I making it but if you follow me on Facebook you seen that I broke my memory card right after we finished. So I had to retake these pictures and lost everything on the other card :(
The kids are enjoying tearing off a chain each day. Madi doesn’t quite understand what we’re counting down to but that’s ok.
I also made a simple star garland a few weeks ago. Really easy and festive.
Another patriotic craft the kids enjoyed are these popsicle stick flags
popsicle stick flags
I also want to say thank you for all the tips on potty training. So far things are going well :)
Check back tomorrow to see what miniature dessert we made last night.



  1. Rachel at Sun Scholars says

    So cute and so simple! I would never have thought to make a July 4th paper chain. It is so perfect! Love it. Thanks for sharing at For the Kids Fridays! I've just passed this onto my Facebook friends. :)

  2. Lorie says

    I love these!! I think this Christmas we are going back to the all handmade decorations. I love paper chains!!

  3. says

    Could you please share how you made the star garland? I really would love to make it for a block party I am hosting next week for the 4th of July. Thanks in advance.

  4. says

    I’m the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your project! You can see it here:

    If you have other kid-friendly crafts, we’d love it if you would submit them. If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above. Thanks for a wonderful project idea!


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