Feeling patriotic? Start your Independence day with a bang and try this crafty project to celebrate our freedom. This makes a fantastic 4th of July decoration and is super easy to make. 

What you will need:

  • Oatmeal container
  • Red, white and blue streamers
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • String
  • Hole punch



  1. Remove the top and bottom of the oatmeal container
  2. Wrap the oatmeal container with construction paper.


3. Glue strips of streamers inside one end of the container.


4. Punch two holes on the other end of the container. Thread the string through the holes and tie the string ends together to create a handle.


5. Decorate the container with stars and stripes, or stickers, and hang the windsock on a tree or on the porch.