Fourth of July Paper & Foam Garland
4th of July Paper & Foam Garland
This garland designed for the kiddies to complete came about this past Sunday when I was drafted volunteered to help out during the Extended Care Session for preschoolers (a.k.a. Children’s Church) and had to come up with an emergency patriotic craft project for the Fourth of July. I quickly came up with a project using items from our craft closet that takes about 20 minutes to complete.
The lesson to go along with this craft focused on the yellow ribbon symbolizing remembering our soldiers, the flag symbolizing our freedom, and the “God Bless America” & other religious “die cuts” our freedom of religion. We talked about children in other countries who could not attend church at all or those who did so with the possibility of being arrested.
This would be a great kid’s rainy day craft project for any patriotic holiday or an easy patriotic holiday decoration by varying the paper and foam die cuts used (i.e.; George Washington or Abraham Lincoln silhouette, stars, etc.).
You can also make this as long as you want. I choose to keep it short due to time constraints and to prevent tangling as the children carried it home.
- Paper Us Flags
- Foam Yellow Ribbon
- Red, White & Blue Ribbon
- Red, White & Blue Pony Beads
- Cord, Yarn or Other Stringing Material
- Cross & Other Religious Stickers
- Glue Stick