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4th of July Kids Craft: American Flag Table Runner







Want to have some fun and make a super easy 4th of July table runner with your kids!? This little project was so quick and easy yet makes a big statement on your Holiday weekend tablescape! 

SUPPLIES
-Craft Paper
-White Paint (I used a spray Primer bc it's my favorite and dries so fast)
-Blue paint
-Red paint
-Sponge brush/paint brush
-Star stencil





The first thing I did to prep for the project was roll out my length for the runner with craft paper.  I then took it outside and lightly sprayed it with my white primer.  This makes the stripes part of the flag much easier and keeps the paper more stiff.  After it dried (in literally 10 minutes) I sectioned off the blue of the flag.  
My daughter then took some red paint and drew on the stripes.  They definitely don't need to be perfect, I personally think it adds to the cuteness factor that our flags stripes tend to slope downward. 




After she finished the stripes we took our star stencil and sponge brush.  I helped hold down the stencil as she blotted the shape.





Let it all dry and TaDA! The cutest 4th of July table runner you could ever imagine! 


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