July 4th Shirt Making for Kids!

Educator Sarah Dann shared this fun activity themed for July 4th where you take a white t-shirt and transform it into a patriotic design!

Materials Needed to Make the July 4th Shirt

To make this July 4th shirt you will need:

  • A white t-shirt
  • Red and Blue Paint that is nonwashable (tempera or acrylic works great)
  • A paintbrush
  • Painters tape or masking tape
  • A piece of cardboard

How to Make the July 4th Shirt

Follow these steps to make the July 4th shirt:

  1. Use the tape to design the shape of a flag with the stripes.
  2. Put the piece of cardboard inside the shirt (this keeps paint bleeding through to the back).
  3. Use the red paint and paintbrush to make the stripes.
  4. Put blue paint on your hand and put it in the top left corner.
  5. Let the paint dry.
  6. Remove the tape and wear your July 4th shirt with pride!

Source for pictures: Sarah Dann

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