Fireworks, barbecue and lots of red, white and blue—it just might be the most wonderful time of the year. Get your kids into the 4th of July spirit by making one of these awesome patriotic crafts. From starry shoes to an Uncle Sam get-up, we’ve got enough ideas to keep the littles entertained for days. Click through the slideshow below to get started

Rock Out

For a super easy craft, you’ve got to try this idea from Thrifty Nifty Things. Let the kids’ imaginations run wild as they decorate their own rocks. To get the details, click here.

photo: Thrifty Nifty Things

Which 4th of July craft will you try with your little ones?

— Aimee Della Bitta & Lauren Hill