Hand Over the July 4th Decorating to the Kids (Here's Why!) by Holly Budde

Holidays
4 years ago
Hand Over the July 4th Decorating to the Kids (Here's Why!)

Having a July 4th party this year? I found an easy and cheap way to show off our patriotism and have a festive party. I bought American flags in various sizes, each on a tiny wood stake. I gave them to my kids and told them they were in charge.

The kids placed them along the sidewalk, by the mailbox, in the flowerbeds and pots and a few along the back fence. The girls had a ball and my yard is showing our spirit. Add a few lights and an outdoor centerpiece and voila – you're ready for guests! Save the flags and other decor for Labor Day and Memorial Day celebrations, too!

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community. Inspire ... and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

July 4th Hearing Protection: ASHA Offers Tips for Independence Day Fireworks Celebrations

6 Tips to Help You Grill Meat Like a Pro (Plus an Easy Marinade Recipe)

Grilled Watermelon: Fruit May Be Taking Over the Grill (Sorry, Meat)

Patriotic Decorating: Red, White & Blue Flower Arrangements for July 4th Could Not Be Easier

Toni B
Love it, Holly!
Meredith Schneider
Awesome idea Holly Budde ! Love delegating fun stuff for the kids to do. :)
Holly Budde
me too! Meredith Schneider keeps them involved w me plus less work for yours truly! Happy 4th to you !!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Such a wonderful idea to get the kids involved and let them have fun. You have the most fun and patriotic spirit, Holly Budde !

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Thanksgiving DIY Decorations: Table Setting Idea From Pottery Barn Kids

Dermatologist-Recommended Beauty Products: 7 Holiday Beauty Hacks From a Skin-Care Expert

​Thanksgiving Home Safety: 5 Ways to Prevent Kitchen Cooking Fires

Pandemic Holiday Problems: 3 Ways to Practice Listening Skills & Use Empathy to Help Heal Holiday Disappointments

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!