Skip to main content

It seems like all the summer holidays can use a great red, white and blue craft for the kids. This summer, we plan to keep the kids entertained with this kid's pom pom flag craft. It's easy and involves a bit of recycling too.

Related: How to make your own dinosaur egg

Kids Pom Pom Flag Craft Project

With little kids, it's easy to contain the mess if you start with setting all the supplies out early. We like this craft because the supply list is short and easy to gather. 

To make this we start with a good old cardboard box. I always encourage moms to keep a few of these on hand--it's pretty easy with all the Amazon deliveries we get. Thanks to the limitless cardboard supplies, we always have blank "canvases" to work with.

GETTING INSPIRED

To help on this project, we enlisted master crafter Karimah Henry from the site craftingafunlife.com.

If you haven't checked out her site before do it ASAP. Karimah came up with a list of supplies and step-by-step instructions for creating this cool craft.

Kids Pom Pom Flag Craft Project
Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

How to Celebrate Adoptive Parents

How to Celebrate Adoptive Parents

I recently learned that a friend who had been patiently awaiting a child became a parent practically overnight. When I heard about this loving couple bringing home their first baby, it really got me thinking about how to celebrate adoptive parents. We have experience with ...read more

Spiked Apple Cider Pop Ingredients

Spiked Apple Cider Pops

September in the South is, in my opinion, still summer.  The eighties and nineties always prevail and make the traditional fall flavors that I crave so much slightly out of reach. As much as I want to relax and sip on some hot cider, at the moment, I still need something iced. ...read more

Japan Adventure Park Hyatt Hotel Niseko

Japan Adventure Park Hyatt Hotel Niseko

Are you ready for an international ski adventure with your family? This new opened in January 2020, right before the big shutdown.  The Park Hyatt hotel is located 2 hours northeast of the New Chitose airport in the northern island of Hokkaido. We arrived via flight from Tokyo to ...read more

Pom Pom Flag Craft Project Supplies

  • Recycled cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Pom poms, 45-60 (red, white & blue-1 in)
  • Sparkle pom poms, 4-6 (white-0.75 in)
  • White paint
  • Craft glue
  • Foam brush 
Kids Pom Pom Flag Craft Project

Pom Pom Flag Craft Directions

  1.  First, cut recycled cardboard into a square then paint white. Allow to dry.
  2. Next, glue the blue pom poms in the left top corner then add sparkle pom poms.
  3. Finally, alternate rows of red and white pom poms to make the stripes.
Kids Pom Pom Flag Craft Project

Once the flag is finished you can hang it on your front door, or give it a spot of honor on the refrigerator.

Kids Pom Pom Flag Craft Project

MORE KID-CENTRIC IDEAS FROM MOMTRENDS

  1. Giant crepe paper spring flowers
  2. Watermelon paper plate craft for kids
  3. Make a Midsommar floral wreath craft

PIN IT!

Use Pinterest to save your favorite family travel destinations to help inspire your next trip. Be sure to follow our Activities to Do with Kids here.

Related Articles