Alicia
by Alicia

How to Make A Memorial Day Wreath/4th of July


Teach your kids how to make a patriotic wreath! The kids will love making something they can immediately show off to all their friends and relatives who come for a visit. I stumbled across this cute paper craft on Spoonful. I think its perfect for Memorial Day & 4th of July. It’s fun to do and simple as ABC!
Cut a circle out of cardboard. You can make your wreath any size you’d like.
Time to make your paper cones! Your kids will love this part. Make as many as you need to cover your cardboard.
Arrange the cones in red, white, & blue then glue them onto the cardboard circle. I used tape but glue is the better choice!
It should look like this when you are finish the last step
To hang your wreath up, punch two holes at the top of your wreath. Tie string through the holes.
For a finishing touch, trace or draw a white star then tape it to the middle of the wreath. It also covers the tape!
Find a place to hang your wreath!

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Have a question about this project?

3 of 4 questions
  • Susan Laverty-Osborn
    on Jun 15, 2016

    How big was your cardboard circle and the paper square or uncut 8.5 X 11?

  • Wilma Turcotte
    on Mar 8, 2017

    Did you use a full sheet of card stock to make the cones? Seems like a full sheet would be to much. Thanks
  • Amelia
    on Mar 20, 2019

    where do you get the colored paper to make the cones?


    • Chargemouse
      on Apr 26, 2019

      Scrapbook paper comes in many solid colors, and many patterns. Michaels, Hobby Lobby, or JoAnn's carry it.


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2 of 15 comments
  • Tcooper9
    on Jun 11, 2017

    How about using the foam sheets so it is weatherproof. 🤗
  • Nina Hansen
    on Jul 19, 2017

    You could use other colors for different seasons, and could use something else instead of a star -- like a slice of watermelon or a sunflower for summer, a pumpkin for fall? a snowman for Christmas? Doesn't have to be hung outdoors, could be put on the inside of the door. Thanks for the rolled paper cones idea!
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