Fourth of July Crafts for Kids: Flour Lawn Stars. Cut out star stencil, sprinkle grass with water (to make the flour stick) and then sprinkle with flour. This idea also works for Canada's July Birthday. Just substitute the star for a Maple Leaf.
DIY for easy cookie envelopes to give as gifts or favors. Cookie Envelope How-To: Cut an square of tissue paper. Fold all four corners around the cookie. Seal with a sticker. You can monogram your stickers using initials, numbers, or phrases.