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Patriotic Crafts For Kids

The birthday of a country is a big deal for some countries, like USA and Canada. These days are country wide holidays – no work, no school, just celebrating. Use these patriotic crafts for kids to show your pride for your country. It is where you were born and raised, you should be proud of it.

Patriotic cup craft

We have created this patriotic cup to celebrate Independence Day. This can be adapted for any country. Simply change the flag painted on the cup to your country’s flag.

We have also got a number of great ideas for patriotic activities to do around July 4th and Canada day. A fun way to learn about your country and celebrate it!

Patriotic cup craft

Patriotic Shelf Sitter Made From a Cup

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: free

This patriotic shelf sitter osmmade from a paper or foam cup. Great for teaching kids to celebrate their country. Our cup today is representing United States, but you can easily change the color scheme and the flag to change it into a patriotic cup for Canada, Russia, China or any country you wish!




  1. Step #1: Paint an outline of your flag on the cup. Use the cup so it is upside down. For our example, we painted on the stripes (roughly) and the outline of the blue square for the American flag. how to paint a flag on a cup
  2. Step #2: Continue with your painting of the flag, by filling in your outlines. For us, we touched up the stripes and colored in the blue square. how to make a USA Cup for July 4th
  3. Step #3: Finally, add the details (if you have any) for your flag. Allow everything to dry completely. Patriotic flag for cup craft
  4. Step #4: With the construction paper (or craft foam), cut out feet and something to decorate the top of the cup that symbolizes the country. For ours, we used stars in the flag - like the American flag. For Canada you can use maple leaf cut outs. patriotic stars for craft
  5. Step #5: Cut out eyes, drawing on pupils with black marker. Cut two stripes out of white paper and fold them into accordions (for the legs). patriotic cup craft step by step
  6. Step #6: Glue the legs to the bottom of the cup. Attach a foot to the bottom of each leg. independence day cup craft
  7. Step #7: Glue your eyes on the cup, centered with the flag. patriotic cup craft
  8. Step #8: Glue your decoration onto the top of the cup. How to decorate a patriotic cup
Show pride in your country with these patriotic crafts for kids. A fun and whimsical way to say I love you to your country!

More patriotic crafts like this one

Country Cups: Turn plain ol’ paper cups into country themed cups for your barbecue celebrations.

Festive Napkin Rings: Now add some country pride to your napkin rings, while still being environmentally friendly and using empty paper rolls.

Use these patriotic crafts for kids to decorate for the big day, and its something you can keep around all year long. You can be proud of your country everyday!

Ring in your country's birthday with one of these neat patriotic crafts for kids. #kidscrafts #4thofjuly #patrioticcrafts #4thofjulyactivities #kidsactivities #independenceday #independencedaycrafts

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