Summer is here and it is time for some 4th of July crafting. This scrunched tissue paper art is a wonderful activity for kids of all ages. Scrunching up the tissue paper is a fantastic fine motor activity for your little ones and a perfect boredom buster too. If you are looking for more 4th of July craft for kids, do check out this easy paper plate wreath craft which we made last year. We also have a few beautiful patriotic and memorial day craft ideas in this summer roundup post.
Supplies you need to make a scrunched tissue paper 4th of July craft for kids
1. Cardstock paper
4. Our free star printable (which you can download by subscribing to our weekly newsletter)
5. White A4 paper (to print the star template)
6. White, blue and red tissue papers
How to make a scrunched tissue paper 4th of July craft for kids
Download and print the star template on a white A4 paper.
Now, stick it on a cardstock paper. We used a slightly bigger blue cardstock for this.
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Tear the blue tissue paper into small pieces. Scrunch up each piece into small balls. It doesn’t matter whether they are all of the same size or shape.
Now, apply glue along the outer star and start gluing the scrunched tissue papers one by one over it.
Once you are done with the outer star, scrunch up some red tissue paper pieces.
Apply glue inside the smaller star and stick the red tissue paper balls over it.
Now, squirt some glue between the red and blue layers. Scrunch up some white tissue paper pieces and stick them over there.
Your beautiful scrunched tissue paper art is ready! Isn’t it an easy 4th of July craft for kids!
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