Festive 4th of July Drawing Activities for Kids (Free Printable)

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and it’s time to get into the festive spirit! Independence Day is all about celebrating with family, friends, and a whole lot of fun.

Our free drawing printables are the perfect way to keep kids entertained and engaged while celebrating the holiday.

2 free directed drawing printables, an American eagle and an American Flag

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4th of July Drawing Activities for Kids

I’m so excited to introduce these drawing printables to the Smart Cookie Printables line of activities!

Kids will have a blast and boost their self-confidence while learning to draw two Independence Day staples: the majestic eagle and the iconic American flag!

Holiday-themed activities are a fantastic way to make any celebration extra special and memorable.

They’re perfect for teaching kids about the significance of the occasion and are great for fun activities at home, adding to your lesson plans, or livening up a backyard Independence Day barbecue party.

2 free 4th of July drawing activities with an eagle and American flag

These fun drawing activities are an easy and simple way for kids to learn how to draw by following step-by-step pictures.

These free 4th of July drawing activities are perfect for keeping little ones entertained and engaged.

There are two drawing worksheets in this free printable download. They are meant to be printed on 8.5 x 11″ printer paper.

A free American eagle Directed Drawing activity sheet with an image of a patriotic eagle

What’s Included in Our Patriotic Drawing Worksheets

This free Patriotic drawing printables include the following pages in PDF format:

  • An Eagle Drawing and Coloring Page: This drawing page lets kids draw the nation’s emblem—a super cute, open-winged eagle soaring to new heights!
  • An American Flag Drawing and Coloring Page: This drawing page allows kids to draw and color the American symbol of freedom and justice, showcasing a cute, kid-friendly smiley face American flag.
A free American Flag Directed Drawing activity sheet with an image of a patriotic eagle

What Makes Our Drawing Activities Beneficial for Kids

Drawing is more than just a fun activity—it offers numerous developmental benefits for kids. Here are three reasons why our drawing activities are awesome for your little ones:

  1. Boosts Confidence: Our drawing activities, known as “directed drawings,” provide step-by-step lessons that simplify the process of drawing images. This approach boosts kids’ confidence and gives them a strong sense of accomplishment.
  2. Develops Fine Motor Skills: As kids follow specific instructions to draw shapes, lines, and details, it helps improve their hand-eye coordination and strengthens their hand muscles.
  3. Encourages Creativity: While there are step-by-step directions to guide them, kids can exercise creative freedom by adding their own touches and choosing how they want to color their completed drawings in any way they like!
A free American eagle Directed Drawing activity sheet

What is a Directed Drawing Activity?

As mentioned earlier, these free patriotic drawing printables are known as “directed drawing” activities.

They are fantastic for helping kids begin drawing fun images, specifically Fourth of July elements such as the eagle and the American flag.

They feature 6 easy to follow steps with a patriotic theme, which makes them perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. So it transforms from “How do I draw that?” to “I can do it!”

A free American Flag Directed Drawing activity sheet

How to Download and Print These Patriotic Drawing Printables

It’s super easy to get these free printable patriotic drawing worksheets. You’ll be able to download the activities by entering your email in the form below.

The best part is that these printables require no preparation—you simply download, print, and you’re ready to go!

There’s no need for expensive ink, cutting, gluing, or laminating on your part. It’s a perfect activity to have on hand for kids anytime—at parties, in class, or for those “I’m bored” moments.

More Fourth of July Printables to Explore!

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A girl drawing an eagle on the free eagle drawing sheet

Download Your July 4th Drawing Printable PDF Here

To grab this free printable activity, just fill out the form below, and voila! Your PDF will zip right into your inbox in a flash!

Remember, all Smart Cookie Printables are for personal and single-classroom use only. Check out our copyright policy for more details.

All activities to be done with adult supervision.

I hope you enjoy these patriotic drawing printables! Check out our fun collection of other free printables for even more fun activities for your kids to do!

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