This handprint Statue of Liberty is a fun and easy Fourth of July craft for kids!
All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue – no paint required!
Plus, it’s a great way to celebrate America’s birthday and create a cute keepsake. And what could be more patriotic than that?
Liberty loving kiddos will have a blast cutting out their own Statue of Liberty, and you’ll love seeing their happy faces when they’re done.
So gather up your supplies and get ready to celebrate – this craft is sure to be a hit! Also, be sure to check out all of our handprint crafts for kids!
Statue Of Liberty Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Black marker (optional)
- Statute of Liberty template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the Statue of LIberty template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Trace your child’s hand onto a piece of teal paper, then outline it with the black marker. Cut it out along the outside of the black marker.
Place the handprint with your child’s fingers facing up and glue the crown to the bottom and front of the handprint.
Take the head and glue the bangs to the top of the head. Take the bottom of the hair and glue it to the back of the head, lining up the bottom with the neck.
Next, glue the head to the bottom and front of the crown.
Position the dress on the bottom of the neck and glue it in place.
Place the robe at the top right-hand side of the dress and glue it down.
Glue the arm to the dress on the left-hand side.
Take the torch and glue it to her hand, with the thumb pulled to the top.
Next, glue the flame to the top of the torch.
Finish off by gluing the fingers to the left side of the torch.
That’s it! We think your kids are going to love this Fourth of July craft!
Patriotic Unit Study For Kids
The 4th of July is a special time to celebrate America and everything that makes it great! There are so many fun things that you can do to make the most of this holiday.
One great idea is to compile a patriotic unit study for kids. This can include Fourth of July crafts, printables, and activities. This is a great way to teach children about the history and symbolism of the holiday, while also having fun and getting them involved in the festivities.
Read on below for our favorite ideas.
Patriotic Children’s Books
Reading aloud to your kids is one of the best things you can do for their development. Here are some of the top reasons why:
- It helps them develop language skills. Hearing correct pronunciation and sentence structure helps children learn how to read and write properly.
- It builds their vocabulary. When you read aloud, your kids are exposed to new words that they might not hear in everyday conversation. This helps them build their vocabulary and understand new concepts.
- It enhances their listening skills. Paying attention to a story requires focus and concentration, both of which are important listening skills.
- It teaches them about emotions. Reading aloud allows kids to experience a wide range of emotions vicariously through the characters in the story. This can help them understand and deal with their own emotions better.
- It develops their imagination. As kids picture the story in their minds, they are developing their imagination and creativity.
Reading aloud to your kids has many benefits that will help them grow and develop in many ways. So make sure to include it in your nightly routine! Here are some great patriotic books for kids:
The Before The Fourth Of July – If your kids are fans of The Night Before Christmas, they’ll love this patriotic version that follows a family’s day through Independence Day!
What Does it Mean To Be American? – This book is a wonderful look into the characteristics that make an American citizen. It’s an easy read for young kids are will get their minds thinking.
My Fourth of July – Kids will love this story that details all the classic activities Americans do on the Fourth of July! It’s sure to bring back the nostalgia of being a kid on Independence Day.
Patriotic Crafts For Kids
Handprint Eagle Craft For Kids – This eagle craft is not only fun but also a symbol of America! With its white head and proud stance, this majestic bird is sure to inspire patriotism in any child. And the best part is, there’s no messy paint required! All you need is some paper and a few simple supplies. So gather up the kids and get started on this fun project today!
Sparkler Fireworks Craft – This sparkler fireworks craft made from cellophane is super easy and fun for kids to use! It’s great for kids that are too young for real sparklers or want something safer.
Uncle Sam Mask Craft – We’re loving this Uncle Sam craft that uses paper plates! It’s so clever and easy; Kids can put their face in the middle and look like they’re wearing Uncle Sam’s hat. It’s great for the Fourth of July!
July 4th Activities
Looking for a fun and easy way to celebrate the Fourth of July with your little ones? These patriotic color by number printables are perfect! They provide a great opportunity for kids to practice fine motor skills and number recognition, and they’re so much fun to do. Plus, they’re no-prep – just print and go! So grab your crayons and get ready to have some red, white, and blue fun!
This 4th of July playdough kit for kids is the perfect sensory activity for little ones! Just set it out and let the kids explore and play. They’ll have a blast molding and shaping the dough into all sorts of patriotic creations. Plus, it’s a great way to teach them about the colors of the American flag. So go ahead and give your kids an Independence Day they’ll never forget with this fun playdough kit!
These fourth of July LEGO builds are perfect for kids who love to express their creativity. With just a few basic LEGO shapes, they can create some very impressive patriotic images. And when they’re finished, they can display their creations proudly for everyone to see.
More Patriotic Ideas
This year, show your patriotism in style with a red, white, and blue tie dye shirt! Whether you’re headed to a 4th of July barbecue or just want to show your pride, this shirt is perfect. And it comes in sizes for the whole family, so everyone can join in on the fun. So grab one today and start celebrating!
The 4th of July is a time to celebrate our country’s independence with good food, family, and friends. And what better way to show your patriotism than with this festive Fourth of July tiered tray decor? They’re so cute!
The 4th of July is a time for family fun, and there’s no better way to enjoy the holiday than with a patriotic scavenger hunt. This activity is perfect for keeping kids entertained while out and about, and it’s a great way to get them involved in the holiday celebrations. Head outdoors and see how many items you can find. With a little help from you, your kids will be sure to have a blast on this Fourth of July scavenger hunt.
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Black marker (optional)
- Statute of Liberty template
- Download the Statue of LIberty template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Trace your child's hand onto a piece of teal paper, then outline it with the black marker. Cut it out along the outside of the black marker.
- Place the handprint with your child's fingers facing up and glue the crown to the bottom and front of the handprint.
- Take the head and glue the bangs to the top of the head. Take the bottom of the hair and glue it to the back of the head, lining up the bottom with the neck.
- Next, glue the head to the bottom and front of the crown.
- Position the dress on the bottom of the neck and glue it in place.
- Place the robe at the top right-hand side of the dress and glue it down.
- Glue the arm to the dress on the left-hand side.
- Take the torch and glue it to her hand, with the thumb pulled to the top.
- Next, glue the flame to the top of the torch.
- Finish off by gluing the fingers to the left side of the torch.