25 Fun Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July At Home 

Trista - July 3, 2020
Your children might want to have a bit more color into their room or even have a few potted plants. Shutterstock.

Help Your Children Change Their Room

Do you have a child or a couple that wants to change their room? They might be getting a bit too big for all the toys they have, or they want their walls painted a different color. They might also have an idea of how they can rearrange and decorate their bedroom.

If this sounds familiar, take this Independence Day weekend and make it unique for your children. They might be feeling like they’re missing out on much fun that they usually have during this time, so doing something special for them will help brighten up their Fourth of July weekend.

Allow your kids to pick the activity, even if it’s blowing bubbles. Shutterstock.

Let Your Children Be the Independent Guides

It’s Independence Day weekend, so it’s time to do something fun, especially after the last few months. One way to do this is by letting your children decide what home activities they can do. You can do this by giving them a list and telling them to pick their favorite activity. You’ll then spend your day doing what they request, giving each child a turn.

You don’t have to do any of those crazy 24-hour challenges, but playing some silly games with your kids will make them happy. Even if it is for 30 minutes, you both will appreciate the time you spent together. Of course, you can always have a special treat at the end to give them a bigger surprise. Welcome to the cool parent club!

If your kids want to dress up as superheroes, then you’ll dress up as superheroes. Shutterstock.

The Key Is to Have Fun

No matter what you decide to do during the Independence Day weekend, the key is to have fun. Get the whole family involved and complete activities from this list or come up with a few of your own.

You might want to focus on a few that you’ve never done before, such as have a hot dog eating contest or even a pie-eating match.


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