9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kids

Your little maple leaf will have tons of fun making these easy Canada Day crafts.

9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kids

Photo: Tony Lanz

9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kids

Northern Lights Mason jar lantern

Behold the wonder of the Northern Lights right in your own backyard! This beautiful craft is perfect to make on summer nights on the patio. Then just sit back and watch the colours dance. Find the full instructions here.

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9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kidsPhoto: Today’s Parent

Fingerpaint flag

It’s time to get a little messy! Break out the red fingerpaint and create your own personalized Canadian flag. Bring it with you to wave during parades and firework displays.

Hand painted Canadian flagPhoto: Tony Lanz


Maple leaf tote

If you’re on the go this Canada Day, bring along this festive maple leaf tote. It’s great for carrying extra sunscreen, water bottles and snacks. Find the full instructions here.

tote bag with green paint and maple leaf silhouettesPhoto: Today’s Parent

DIY beaver

Forget The Paper Bag Princess; it’s the paper bag beaver! Have the kids make some puppets and put on a show. Find the full instructions here.

9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kidsPhoto: Walmart Live Better

Milk carton bird feeders

Inspired by the colourful rowhouses in Newfoundland, these adorable milk carton bird feeders are a fun way to get kids involved in nature. It’s a win-win for kids and birds! Find the full instructions here.

Colourful bird feeders made out of milk cartonsPhoto: Erik Putz


Festive Popsicles

Kids love a craft they can eat! And mom will love that this yummy treat is actually healthy, too. Find the recipe here.

Red and white popsicles with maple leafs on them lying on parchment paperPhoto: Tony Lanz

Canada Day centrepiece

These adorable spray-painted Mason jars make for an eye-catching centrepiece for a Canada Day buffet or potluck table. They’re quick to make for any last-minute party planners. If you can’t find any white flowers, fill the jars with white tissue paper for a festive finish.  Find the full instructions here.

9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kidsPhoto: Love Create Celebrate

Printable Canadian stickers and tattoos

Decorate yourself this Canada Day with these funny printable stickers and tattoos from illustrator Holly Allerellie. From beavers to Ryan Gosling, we’ve got all things Canadian covered. Download our free printable here. 

9 awesome Canada Day crafts for kidsPhoto: Erik Putz


Tin can windsock

Make these patriotic and bejewelled windsocks to hang in your yard this July 1. We think they’d make the perfect decoration at your Canada Day barbecue. Find the full instructions here.

Canada Day Crafts Glue GunPhoto: Tony Lanz
This article was originally published on Jun 26, 2020

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