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Rocket Pops (Bomb Pops) DIY 4th of July Party Decorations

Make these patriotic DIY 4th of July Party Decorations featuring America’s favorite classic popsicle, Rocket Pops! I’m sharing my hand-drawn free printable rocket pops template that you can use with my all-time favorite vibrant color paper, ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers. This free printable bomb pops template will put a little more KA-BOOM into your Fourth of July …

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Fourth of July Kids Crafts: Perler Bead DIY Coasters

This project is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. Thanks for supporting the brands who support Merriment Design. This easy Fourth of July kids summer craft activity is so fun that the adults will want to join in too. And you can make these easy DIY Perler Bead coasters for your Fourth of July …

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DIY sparkler bucket holder – safely dispose of used sparklers

Sparklers are super pretty and fun but holy wow, do they ever get hot! Yeeowch. Help prevent accidental burns from used sparklers this 4th of July by making my DIY Sparkler Safety Holder Bucket. Just add water and place burnt sparklers inside the sparkler holder bucket for a safer way to dispose of hot metal …

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Sparkless sparklers for kids for the Fourth of July using chopsticks, ribbon and party garland

This original Fourth of July craft was created for Daily Candy Kids. Welcome, Daily Candy readers! I mourn sparklers. The City of Chicago banned sparklers in 2007 joining most other ousted fireworks.  Yes, I understand that sparklers can be dangerous especially for small children yet my nostalgia for dancing sparks runs deep. What’s a Fourth …

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Fourth of July Waterproof Coasters

More decor for our upcoming Fourth of July – slash – Shane’s birthday BBQ. I took Martha’s Fourth of July parasols and turned them into a neat matching Fourth of July waterproof coasters. Supplies: Fourth of July waterproof coaster template (PDF) lovingly adapted from Martha Stewart’s drink parasol pattern White paper Clear contact paper (get …

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