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Paper Strip Handprint Flag Craft

We hope you’ll love making this Paper Strip Handprint Flag Craft for the 4th of July! It’s a super easy flag craft perfect for holiday decoration with a touch of sweet keepsake.

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This a great patriotic handprint craft. Not only that, however, it also requires cutting strips of red and white paper, thus making it great for scissor practice, too.

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Make a Handprint Flag Craft for July 4th

Paper Strip Handprint Flag Craft supplies needed.

To make our Paper Strip Handprint Flag Craft you will need paper in silver, red, white, and blue, a white pen, scissors, and a glue stick.

Paper Flag Craft Supplies Needed

  • Light cardstock – silver, red, white, blue
  • White pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Handprint USA Flag Craft Step by Step Directions

Begin with a full sheet of silver cardstock. This is your base. Lay it width-wise.

Red and white paper strips cut.

Now, gather the red and white paper. Cut in strips width-wise.

Glue red and white strips in flag pattern.

Red and white stripes.

Glue the strips in the center of the base cardstock, red then white and so on, forming the stripes of the flag.

Trace handprint on blue paper.

Next, trace a handprint on blue paper. You could do this step by painting the hand in place, too, if you prefer. My 3 year old is a wiggle monster, so I prefer to use paper.

Cut out handprint and glue to flag.

Cut out the handprint and glue in place on the upper left corner.

Draw stars on handprint with white pen.

Finally, use a white pen to draw stars across the handprint.

Paper Strip Handprint Flag.

This flag looks so great, and completely personalized, hanging up as decoration for the 4th of July!

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More July 4th Crafts for Kids

Also check out our Handprint Patriotic Gnome Craft, Handprint Flag Craft, Paper Bag Button Flag Craft, and our Patriotic Streamer Paper Airplanes to name just a few of our many fun 4th of July crafts for kids at Our Kid Things!

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