To celebrate Independence Day in style, all you need are some recycled materials; red, white, and blue paint or paper; and a few eager crafters. We scoured Pinterest for the best eco-friendly patriotic crafts for you and your family to do together.
This bright paper windsocks craft from I Heart Crafty Things requires colored cardstock and streamers to put together—a simple project to do with your preschoolers. Pin it!
DIY Clothespin Wreath
Adorn your front door with this DIY patriotic wreath from Kippi at Home. Your kids will have fun painting the clothespins and placing them in a striped pattern, then adding stars over the blue clothespins. Pin it!
Mason Jar Luminaries
Line your walkway or porch with these fun luminaries made out of mason jars, red, white, and blue tissue paper, and Mod Podge. This darling eco-craft is from Four Flights of Fancy. Pin it!
Whether you use paint stir sticks from your local home improvement store or create smaller versions with popsicle sticks, these Americana stars from Lizzy and Erin are the perfect patriotic decorations to place around the house. Pin it!
Flat rocks painted in red, white, and blue will make for a warm welcome for guests. Pro tip: Use Artistro’s paint pens for your more intricate designs. Pin it!
Recycled Paper Plant Flag
Making your own flags for the lawn is as simple as grabbing some markers and taking a page (literally) out of an old book! We also love Crafting a Green World’s idea of using a found stick as the flagpole. Pin it!