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17 Ways Kids Can Have A Blast Without Fireworks On The Fourth

A safe way to enjoy the holiday with your little ones.

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1. Cotton Candy on a Glow Stick

Your kids will forget all about fireworks once they get one of these. You can buy a set of 10 glow wands for $23.95, then make or buy cotton candy to put on the glow stick.
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Your kids will forget all about fireworks once they get one of these. You can buy a set of 10 glow wands for $23.95, then make or buy cotton candy to put on the glow stick.

2. Fourth of July Slime

This super cool slime is sure to keep the kids entertained! See how you can make it here.
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This super cool slime is sure to keep the kids entertained! See how you can make it here.

3. Fizzling Fireworks

You don't have to light fireworks, you can make them! Learn how to here.
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You don't have to light fireworks, you can make them! Learn how to here.

4. Confetti Launchers

Replace Popper Rockets with these neat Confetti Launchers. See how to make them here.
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Replace Popper Rockets with these neat Confetti Launchers. See how to make them here.

5. LED Balloons

Instead of Roman Candles, light the sky with these balloons. Get a pack of 20 for $19.99.
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Instead of Roman Candles, light the sky with these balloons. Get a pack of 20 for $19.99.

6. Firecracker Pretzel Rods

Let the kids create their very own edible firecracker. See how to make them here.
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Let the kids create their very own edible firecracker. See how to make them here.

7. Fourth of July Flashlights

Keep the kids entertained once it gets dark with these flashlights. Learn how to make your own here.
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Keep the kids entertained once it gets dark with these flashlights. Learn how to make your own here.

8. Firecracker Shirts

This super creative idea will make the kids feel festive! See what you need to make them here.
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This super creative idea will make the kids feel festive! See what you need to make them here.

9. Red, White and Blue JELL-O Ice Cubes

Not only are these delicious, they won't melt in the heat! Learn now to make them here.
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Not only are these delicious, they won't melt in the heat! Learn now to make them here.

10. Firework Salt Paintings

These cool works of art will keep the kids busy on the fourth. See how to make them here.
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These cool works of art will keep the kids busy on the fourth. See how to make them here.

11. Patriotic Rock Painting

Let the kids paint their own patriotic rocks for the holiday. See what type of materials you will need here.
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Let the kids paint their own patriotic rocks for the holiday. See what type of materials you will need here.

12. Fireworks in a Jar

No fire necessary. Learn how to make theses fun fireworks here.
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No fire necessary. Learn how to make theses fun fireworks here.

13. Piñata Balloons

Get the party started with these homemade piñata balloons! Learn how to make them here.
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Get the party started with these homemade piñata balloons! Learn how to make them here.

14. Spray Paint Stars

Watch your kids' faces light up when they see the lawn! Learn how to create this on yours here.
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Watch your kids' faces light up when they see the lawn! Learn how to create this on yours here.

15. Fourth of July Ice Cream Cones

Set up an ice cream cone table with toppings for kids to create their own patriotic cone. See how to make them here.
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Set up an ice cream cone table with toppings for kids to create their own patriotic cone. See how to make them here.

16. Fourth of July Wands

These wands are a great replacement for sparklers. See how to make them here.
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These wands are a great replacement for sparklers. See how to make them here.

17. Have a Red, White and Blue Scavenger Hunt

Send the kids on a scavenger hunt. Get the free printables here.
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Send the kids on a scavenger hunt. Get the free printables here.

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