I love the 4th of July. Growing up my family would invite friends and neighbors over for a BBQ and fireworks. I remember being snuggled up in blankets with my cousins ‘scoring’ the fireworks as the adults lit them one by one. I remember the excitement of holding a sparkler in my hand and waving it in the air. It’s such a special time of year, one that I now love to spend with family and friends.
Today I have some fun printables for your 4th of July celebrations, whether it be a quiet evening at home with your family OR one surrounded by friends and family.
One thing that I love about our small Idaho town is the 4th Of July celebration. Every year we start the day off with a fun parade that goes right down Main St. Since our town is somewhat small, we don’t have to fight much of a crowd. 🙂 It’s something we look forward to every year. There is also a rodeo you can attend as well…although we usually don’t, my hubby isn’t much of a rodeo man.
The weeks following up to the 4th, people donate to the ‘Firework Fund’. One thing I LOVE about living here is the annual Firework show. We used to head down to the church and set up a spot to watch the show. The church has a large lawn that has a great view, but this year we are staying home and having a Fireworks party of our own. Last year was our first year in our home, and we found out that we have a great view of the fireworks! So this year we are going to invite friends and family over for a BBQ and some fireworks.
I decided to whip up an Invitation that I can use. And today I am sharing it on the blog!
Here is the blank invite that you can use:
Just right click on the above image and save it to your computer. Then open it in any program (Canva, Microsoft Word, Photoshop, etc.) to add your text. This is a JPG file, so you will be adding your text on top of the actual invite. I have some great tutorials that you can use to help you out:
If you have any questions or problems, feel free to send me an email. 🙂 And if you don’t want to bother adding in your info, private message me on my Etsy shop. I will add in your info and email it right over for a small fee of $1.50.
4th Of July Scavenger Hunt
To go along with my invite, I thought it would be fun to include a fun 4th of July Scavenger Hunt. This would be great to hand out to the children at your BBQ or to your family as you wait for the firework show.
I found the cute clipart for the invite and my 4th Of July Scavenger Hunt on Etsy from South Street Creative. Her clipart was just what I was looking for! I love how it turned out, and am excited to hand these out to all the children that come to our Fireworks party.
Today I am sharing my 4th Of July Scavenger Hunt printable as well! Just use the link below to print out as many copies as you’d like.
And for even more fun Summer Scavenger Hunt printables, check out the Summer Fun Kit, HERE!
Other Great 4th of July Printables
Need some more great printables for your 4th of July celebration? Here are some more great printables from some other amazing ladies. 🙂
I always love having a fun banner/bunting to hang up in our home. Chrissy from Teepee girl created this adorable patriotic banner. Just visit Teepee Girl, HERE and print it out. Then cut and cuten it up with some twine and ribbon.
Chrissy also created and shared that cute patriotic printable that you can see in the background just above the banner. See it!?! Isn’t it great! You can find the printable, HERE!
Need another fun activity for your party? Alia from Party Like a Cherry created a great Patriotic Quiz. How Patriotic are your Party Go-ers, test their knowledge with this great Patriotic Quiz.
I am working on some decoration ideas and might share a yummy dessert next week. Until then, you can see some other great 4th of July crafts, recipes, decorations, and more on my Pinterest ‘4th of July’ board, HERE!
Looking for a fun craft? These cute Fireworks, from Life’s Journey to Perfection, would be perfect!
All you need are a few simple items, and you’ve got a fun craft AND cute decorations. 🙂
Visit Life’s Journey to Perfection, HERE, for the full tutorial!
Do you have any fun traditions that you do to celebrate the 4th of July? I’d love to hear, so leave me a comment below.
Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great day!
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