8 NEW 4th OF JULY TRADITIONS FOR YOUR FAMILY

Holiday traditions make for treasured memories. Watching fireworks and cooking outside on the grill are classic 4th of July traditions. Here are some fun activities to bring some extra "spark" to your family's annual 4th of July celebrations:

  1. Join a parade and decorate a float together
  2. Make home-made ice-cream and rotate who gets to choose the flavor each year
  3. Host a red, white, and blue-themed block party
  4. Make a flag - could be out of fruit, or quilted, painted, or cut out of magazines
  5. Pick fresh fruit from a farm and bake a cobbler with it
  6. Read out the Declaration of Independence (or try to memorize it!)
  7. Hold a hula hoop contest for all ages
  8. Decorate your driveway with all the things you love about the U.S. in sidewalk chalk

What are your favorite 4th of July traditions? Why not start a new one this year!