4th of July

For kids, July 4th is a fun-filled day of red, white, and blue. See a parade, enjoy classic picnic foods, and be sure to plan to stay up late for fireworks. Here are tips and ideas to make this holiday fun and safe for everyone.

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17 Fun 4th of July Facts for Kids to Explain the History of the Holiday
On July 4, families all over the U.S. celebrate our country's independence. Get kids in the patriotic spirit with these fun 4th of July facts that offer up entertaining tidbits as well as a dose of history.
10 Free 4th of July Coloring Pages for Kids
Celebrate Independence Day at home—and share some fun facts about America's birthday—with these free 4th of July coloring pages featuring fireworks, flags, the Statue of Liberty, and more.
7 Ways to Safely Celebrate July Fourth at Home With Kids
Social distancing will have everyone celebrating at home this Fourth of July so fireworks safety is more important than ever. Learn how to protect your family, plus discover alternate ways to have fun without fireworks.
Mom Is Warning Parents About Firework Dangers After Her Baby Suffered a Scary Injury
The baby girl was just one month old when she was injured by a firework at a block party in Brooklyn. 
Fruity Dessert Tacos for the 4th of July
Looking for an easy Independence Day dessert? You'll wow the kids (and their grown-ups) with these red, white, and blue fruit tacos from the cookbook Taco! Taco! Taco!
9 Families Share Their 4th of July Family Traditions
Looking for a new July 4th tradition to add on to the BBQ and fireworks? Steal an idea from these celebratory families. 

More 4th of July

7 Spectacular Fourth of July-Themed Pregnancy Announcements
Forget pink and blue—these patriotic Independence Day-inspired pregnancy announcements are all about the red, white, and blue.
4th of July Dessert Recipes
Take the liberty of chilling out this Fourth of July with one of these red, white and blue treats.
5 Creative Hot Dog Toppings

In a summer cookout rut? Put aside that ketchup, mustard, and relish and try your hot dogs topped with these 5 clever combos!