Kid Friendly Foods for the Fourth of July

If you're getting in the the patriotic spirit by throwing a Fourth of July party this year, make sure you have on hand treats that will keep everyone at the party happy - especially the little ones! Check out our collection of kid-friendly inspirations that will impress your guests! 

Celebrating summertime and bringing out your patriotic spirit with a Fourth of July party this year? If so, you need to have treats that will keep everyone at the party happy - especially the little ones! Check out our collection of Kid-Friendly inspirations that will impress your guests with their creativity and red-white-and-blue spirit!


  • DIY Patriotic S’mores

    This DIY Patriotic S’mores dessert will have all the kids at your Fourth of July Party exclaiming, ‘I want S’more!’ By spreading a thin layer of frosting on a large marshmallow, every boy or girl will be able to customize his or her 's’more' by adding yummy and festive ingredients. Crushed cereal gives these treats that traditional graham cracker crunch, while sprinkles can add a nice red, white or blue touch for the 4th of July holiday.

  • Patriotic Yankee Doodle Push Pops

    Both kids and adults know that the very concept of a Push Up Pop already makes for an awesome dessert! These red-white-and-blue push pops you can easily make at home feature fresh strawberries, vanilla ice cream, and yummy sprinkles for a festive touch! The instructions and assembly are simple enough for the older children to pitch in and help!

  • Fruit Punch Ice Cream Floats

    Are you looking for child-friendly drink inspiration for your backyard 4th of July party? Look no further! This recipe for a delicious Fruit Punch Ice Cream Float is sure to make all those little mouths at your cookout happy. The sweet addition of grenadine to creamy vanilla ice cream really gives this punch its pizazz.

  • Red White and Blue Frozen Fruit Salad 

    Edible glasses that are made from frozen juice offer a cool twist on popsicles if you’re looking for a healthy icy treat to help you cool off at your Fourth of July BBQ! The fresh fruit cut into bite sized pieces and served in frozen molds make this the ultimate patriotic treat for kids and adults alike!

  • Kid Friendly Flag Cookies

    Things kids love: Desserts, and decorating their own desserts they get to eat! This patriotic themed kid friendly cookie craft will keep little hands busy all afternoon, with a sweet cookie treat they get to enjoy at the end of their hard work! Stock up on fun colors of icing, as well as fresh strawberries and coconut flakes to make this dessert!

  • Rice Krispy Treat Star Pops

    Delicious homemade rice krispy treats can be the perfect snack to serve at your summer party! Everything in life is better when you add a little white chocolate and colored sprinkles on top!

  • Patriotic Polka Dot Milkshake

    A festive milkshake with polka dots? You can’t make a beverage much cuter! This patriotic polka dot milkshake recipe just calls for vanilla ice cream, food coloring, and marshmallows. Sweet and simple just the way we like it!

  • DIY Paper Pinata

    If you want an activity that both adults and kids can get competitive over, look no further than the fun challenge of laying the smack down on a festive pinata. Check out these straightforward instructions to creating your own red white and blue patriotic pinata.

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