Kid-friendly Crafts for Canada’s 150th

Canada Day celebrations and children practically go hand-in-hand, with city celebrations often catering to the little ones via red and white face paint and flag-centric crafts. Bring the celebrations into your home this year, with any one of these five kid-friendly craft ideas. 

 

A Faux-formal Tee 

Whether you’re planning on attending a community event, a private barbecue with friends, or simply spending the day with immediate family, your little ones will certainly need something summer-heat-friendly to wear.  

What you’ll need: t-shirts, Canada flag patterned fabric, heat n bond, tie stencil, (“and cute children to torture with mommy crafts“) 

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Handprint Flag Placemats 

Throwing a Canada Day party? Get your kids involved in the decorations this year, with this adorable placemat idea. For more Canada Day-themed table decorating ideas, click here. (link: DIY Canada Day Table Decorating Ideas) 

What you’ll need: white paper, poster board, red paint, newspaper 

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Canada Day Playdough 

Keep your little ones occupied for hours on end with some patriotic playdough, that will last well past July 1st.  

What you’ll need: flour, water, cream of tartar, oil, salt, red food coloring, red glitter, maple leaf cookie cutter 

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Pompom Cupcake 

These adorable faux cupcakes are inexpensive to make, and perfect to give out as party favors or even to decorate your table with.  

What you’ll need: red and white yarn, red and white/Canada-themed cupcake liners, Canada flag toothpicks 

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Canada Day Bracelet 

And finally, a DIY accessory to go with your child’s Canada Day ensemble …  

What you’ll need: construction paper, tacky glue 

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Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance website content writer based in Toronto.

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