Ideas to Amp Your July Fourth Celebration

With July 4 just around the corner, are you looking for quick and fun ways to decorate your home or fun recipes to try? Keep reading to learn how you can make this Independence Day filled with delicious snacks, crafts, and more.

House Decoration Ideas:
fallenherolightsHere are 99 Spectacular Ideas for this Fourth of July, but some things are just worth pointing out! Wreaths, for example, are lovely; and luckily for many of us, it is nearly always in style! Make a project of this ruffly patriotic wreath and hang it on your door this July 4th!

To celebrate the lives of our fallen heroes, put together these simple yet beautiful luminaries and light up your walkway.

Fun and Easy Recipes:
wandsBuzzFeed Food offers wide array of creative food ideas that are especially great for kids! Take this fruit wand stick for example! Not only is it easy to make, the kids will enjoy creating their own wand! What is Independence Day if not filled with a little magic?

If you’re looking for a little sugar, we’ve got you covered with 30 Fourth of July Desserts ideas. From patriotic cakes to pies to cookies and brownies, you’re guaranteed to add a little patriotism and sweetness to your celebration!

Fun Games:
If you’re looking for entertainment beyond good company and amazing fireworks, try these 4th of July County Fair Games and add more laughs to your celebration!

For more ideas on how to add some pizzazz to your July 4th celebration, look at our 4th of July Pinterest board! Don’t forget to share with us what you did by sending your pictures to Communications Manager, Jordan King, at

Happy Independence Day from Girl Scouts of Central California South!

-Written by Communications Intern Linda Vang

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