Three cheers for the red, white and blue! The colors of our flag will be out in force on the Fourth of July, as revelers celebrate America’s independence. As you plan your festivities — be it barbecue, pool party, fireworks or all of the above — take the patriotic theme to the next level with these free, easy templates for printable party props, themed banners, DIY games and festive flags.
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Printable party props
These printable printable patriotic props are perfect for adding a little fun to your photos, whether you’ve set up a DIY photo booth or you’re just playing around at the pool. Add Lady Liberty, fireworks and plenty of red, white and blue adornments to your snaps to make this Fourth of July even more memorable. Don’t forget to bring your pocket-sized IVY Mini Photo Printer, so you can surprise friends with on-the-spot photo souvenirs. With the IVY, you can customize your photos before printing them by adding frames, emojis, stickers, filters, text, tile print, collage print and more!
Set the celebratory tone with a brightly colored banner that says “Happy 4th of July!” Print out each of the colorful letters and then get creative. You can stick them to a wall, hang them from a string with clothespins or paper clips, drape them on the buffet table or put them anywhere that needs a little patriotic pick-me-up! If you want to customize your banner, the IVY prints images that can easily become custom stickers.
A little bit of bingo can fill your Fourth of July downtime and keep the kids amused. These free, printable cards are exploding with summery Independence Day themes — flags, fireworks, watermelon, hamburgers, sunglasses and more. As they spot each item, kids — and even adults — can have a blast covering the board with candy, chips and stickers. Hand out the cards at your backyard party, or pack them in the picnic basket for instant entertainment as you wait for the fireworks to begin.
Spangle your spread with flags, galore. Download this simple flag template, cut the flags out and glue them to toothpicks, straws or swizzle sticks and put them out on the buffet table for cocktails, cupcakes and appetizers. Want to carry the theme out further? Print a larger version of the flag and enlist the kids to cut and glue them into a red, white and blue paper chain. Weave it along the dessert table or hang it from the door or stairs to set the mood.
Now that your home is decorated and your guests are feeling the Fourth of July spirit, get out there with your camera and have a blast! Who knows? The photos you take could be the start of your next craft project!