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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. 

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. 
Linking up to these awesome parties. 


  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. Kaitlin Saenz says:

    I love these! I'm visiting over from craftenvy. I'm hosting my first ever blog party and its all 4th of July-all Red, White, and Blue! I'd love for you to link up and share with me!


    Hope to see you over at my place soon!

  3. Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper says:

    What a great idea!

    I am having a Red, White and Blue Linky Party that I'd love for you to join in on by adding your link!

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

  5. BigBearswife says:

    CUte! I love the chain and the banner!

  6. AmieAnn says:

    Soo cute! Such a fun way to decorate with the kids! Thanks for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party!

  7. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday – - you were featured today!!
    –Mandy, http://www.SugarBeeCrafts.com

  8. 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.

  9. 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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