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July 4th Fun! Activities, Recipes, and more..

If you're like us and have decided to stay home this holiday weekend, we have exactly what you need to keep the whole family entertained.


Activities:

Ice Cream DIY that's mess-free by Caitie's Classroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG7Ke6DZLA0

Supplies:

Kinetic Sand - https://rstyle.me/+o1YS7JdX1Fl2XBuXhVIMlQ

Ice cream scooper

Plastic bin - https://rstyle.me/+dkKF4_Jn4kD-QFWAAwA63w

Plastic cones - https://rstyle.me/+fGjl4s4ma9MXuqeCqk40oQ


Bubbles and fireworks

Purchase an inexpensive bubble machine, blast your favorite patriotic playlist, and light up some kid-friendly fireworks.


bubble machine - https://rstyle.me/+KbToqpn3ufiZ2vCGRLJEQQ


Where to watch fireworks -


Atlanta:

https://www.ajc.com/lifestyles/are-fireworks-happening-for-the-fourth-july-metro-atlanta-this-year/R8Z0XeTXy4S8SrSsmOZUQI/


Miami:

https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/where-to-watch-fireworks-online-and-in-person-this-fourth-of-july-in-miami/2255339/


Orlando:

https://www.visitorlando.com/en/events/holidays/july-fourth


Pretend Play with America's Animals by Safari Ltd

https://www.safariltd.com/blog/celebrate-july-4th-with-the-animals-of-america

Use our code BambinaDiaries for a special discount!




Family Scavenger Hunt for July 4th by Moritz Fine Designs

https://www.moritzfinedesigns.com/4th-july-scavenger-hunt-kids/#sthash.1YRPlRUl.qjtu




July 4 Ice Play by The Mama Notes

https://bit.ly/3eSaTzi

Supplies - ice cube tray, colorful pom poms, food dye



Buy these sparkle pom poms here - https://rstyle.me/+PJtwDECUW2BwdAznpVEVYw


Crafts:

DIY Cones + Pops by Ms. Monica's Circle Time

Supplies: construction paper, glue, scissors




Pom Pom American Flag by Little Owly

https://bit.ly/38tH2e8


Buy pom poms here - https://rstyle.me/+cJx3DbiIsiZSzam0g_XEqA or https://rstyle.me/+j7lS9M3kDXQWKgkiRQDsZw


Patriotic Confetti Poppers by Grace Giggles and Naptime

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBxuazVgE4a/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link




American Flag Crafts by Simply Bessy

http://simplybessy.com/2020/06/26/fourth-of-july-crafts-for-kids/


Buy supplies here - https://rstyle.me/+hikjAwHZ1_7uffTlcxeHJw


More craft ideas by The Everymom can be found here - https://theeverymom.com/fourth-of-july-activities-for-kids/


Recipes:

Grilling Tips for July 4th by The EveryDay Exchange

https://www.theeverydayexchange.com/single-post/2020/07/01/4th-of-July-Grilling-Webinar

https://bit.ly/38xsVEJ - goes directly to the video!


More grilling ideas:

https://www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/g550/fourth-july-classic-recipes/

https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g3380/4th-of-july-recipes/

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/g2069/4th-of-july-recipes/


Fruit Pops by A Krafty Kid

https://bit.ly/3dX71vo



Buy molds here - https://rstyle.me/+TRFnE_MuK000baPvDxefjw


Delicious Red, White and Blue fruit pizza by Camp Southern Ground

https://csgathome.org/blog/activities-with-amber-4thpizza




Pudding Pops by Grace Giggles and Naptime

https://bit.ly/3ivyZ5d




Must-see movies:

https://www.redbookmag.com/life/g20636019/best-4th-of-july-movies-for-kids/

https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/g21095983/4th-of-july-movies/

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/entertainment/g27656502/4th-of-july-movies/


A few fun ones we love

  • The Sandlot

  • Top Gun

  • Forrest Gump

  • National Treasure

  • An American Tale

  • Miracle

  • Captain America

  • Hidden Figures


Book ideas for kids - https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/childrens-books-for-the-fourth-of-july


If you're traveling make sure to stock up on these - https://www.bambinadiaries.com/post/summer-travel-essentials