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Happy Fourth of July – Great Ideas for Your Fourth of July Celebration

Fourth of July is a patriotic summer holiday that is a favorite for young and old alike.  It’s a time to get together and celebrate our nation’s birth and enjoy some good food, fireworks and outdoor activities.

If you are looking for some Fourth of July activities that will make the day special, you’ll find lots of Fourth of July party ideas here like Fourth of July food for your barbecue or picnic with lots of great Fourth of July recipes for red, white and blue snacks, American cuisine and patriotic desserts.

You’ll also find resources for Fourth of July party supplies and anything else you might need to create a great party for your guests including games and tips on how to have a fun and safe Fourth of July holiday.

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Centennial Olympic Park – 4th of July Celebration

Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration is the place to be on Independence Day. The Parks largest event of the year provides Atlantans a full day of entertainment. Arrive at the Park early to secure a good seat and enjoy fun for the whole family. Children’s activities are in the south end of the Park and include arts and crafts, face painting, performances, inflatables, stilt walkers and more. Experience various food vendors and pick up a souvenir from a unique merchandise vendor and the Visitor Center. Or just relax on the Great Lawn and splash in the world famous Fountain of Rings. Live, family-friendly entertainment takes the stage in the late afternoon before a nationally acclaimed, headline act performs. The evening culminates with an impressive fireworks display that lights up the beautiful, downtown Atlanta skyline and is synchronized with a special selection of patriotic music celebrating Americas Independence.

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camping question?

ok so im going camping with all my family this weekend for the fourth of july. im a city girl so i really hate hate camping! any fun activities, or games i should do to make it a little bit more fun??

take a badmitton set,ball,bat and glove,horse shoes,cards,a portable stereo,a mix collection of cds,take a board game,if you give camping a chance you might like it

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Hi, Does anybody know any patriotic quotes?

Hi, for the Fourth of July, i have been given the activity of decorating a little pin board with some patriotic qoutes. So if you could give the qoute and who said it, you would be my hero.LOL

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”

-Nathan Hale

“America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World’s History shall reveal itself.”

– Georg W. Hegel

“Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.”

-Sinclair Lewis

And, as much as it pains me

“America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens.”

-George W. Bush

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Fourth of July party ides?

What are some games that can be played indoor and outdoor or some activities?

Indoor:
Name that tune: Patriotic themes
Musical chairs: set to patriotic music
Movie charades: once again Patriotic themes….IE: The Patriot, North and South,etc….
Guess the Jelly Beans: red, white and blue jellies in a big jar. Just remember to count how many you put in. 🙂
Outside:
water balloon toss
watermelon eating contest
watermelon seed spitting contest
contest of decorating a hat in an American theme. (cheap materials at the dollar store)
Contest of wearing the most colorful, patriotic clothes.

I’ll keep thinking..

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Where can I get some fourth of july stories for kids?? ages 2-7?

Okay so I am working at a daycare and we are going to be closed on friday due to fourth of july, and we are going to be doing some activities for Fourth of July! I need some short watered-down stories so they can understand the meaning behind Fourth of July. Keep in mind that these kids ages range from the 2 years old to 7, so please give me some sites or if you have a story yourself please let me know. I need this by today or tomorrow if possible probably by today would be very very nice. I really need this guys so if you can please send me some comments it would be very helpful!?

Lol..hi sorry if noone is helpngi, but I’m 16 and go to alot of kids sites for some decorations so i know some good ones!

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/fourth-of-july/short-stories/index.html

this is kindof long but you can revise it
http://www.american.edu/heintze/burgess.htm

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/fourth-of-july/short-stories/a-gunpowder-story.html

July 4th, US Independence Day

hoped i helped!

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4th of July Activities?

What are some inexpensive ways to celebrate the fourth of July. Hey guys and gals could you please also share the activites you do on the 4th of July.
I kind of want to stay home and get on the roof and watch the fireworks but thats at night time…so I need some ideas and activities do before then and Recipes if you could please….
Thanks all!

Okay, here’s what we do…I make a “to die for” chocolate cake the night before the fourth. We go to my husband’s brothers because out of six brothers,,,this is the rich one…He has three huge decks and a swimming pool, plus a pond….so it is fun to go there..

He grills the meat and we all bring side dishes…mine is dessert. After the kids play in the pool, we have our cookout. Then my husband and musicians and singers we know, all get together under the trees,,,we sit up a stage with mics and such…and everyone sings. One of his brothers and his wife, are a Gospel duo,,,my husband and the rich brother were in a band for years…first country and then Gospel…..my nieces all sing country…and all of them end up with old time rock and roll….”Build me up Buttercup” and Elvis songs being favorites…”Mustang Sally”..”Elvira”…that sort of thing…

then I usually wash dishes that are dirty, we use paper plates and cups but there is always dirty dishes, and I alway do them because no on else will start and I want to go home because I am tired..If I waited on one of my other Sister in laws,,,we would still be there at dark…so that is what we do….It really is a lot of fun though…my DH was a lead singer for years so he enjoys singing especially and it nice to hear the two of them be funny…they crack us up.

So that is what we do…Oh, and if the Casino puts on a fireworks display, some of the younger ones will go and watch that. I’m not sure if they have the display since Hurricane Katrina…We live on the Ms Gulf Coast.

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"Pin The Beard On Uncle Sam” 4th of July Party Game NEW

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“Pin The Beard On Uncle Sam” Game

Brand New…

Have some fun with a patriotic game!

Play “Pin The Beard On Uncle Sam” at your Fourth of July party, summer birthday party or a picnic.

Kids will love this fun activity indoors or out.

Includes a 22″ paper poster, 12 beards and one cardboard blindfold with elastic strap.

Instructions included.

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10 4th of July Scratch Off Game Cards Tickets favors

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10 4th of July – Independence Day Scratch Off Tickets

Have a Patriotic Time with these personalized Party favors! Great for the 4th of July or to celebrate an Independence day Birthday.

The latest thing in party favors. A great way to raffle off prizes for your guests (PRIZES NOT INCLUDED–you supply the prizes) Scratch off, find the firecracker and win. Losers will show as “Sorry You are not a winner”

Ideas for playing:

Door prize – Hand 1 ticket to each guest as they arrive….the winning ticket wins the prize.

Tape tickets to the bottom of plates or guests chairs … winner wins the centerpiece…or other prize.

These can be personalized for ANY event.

You will receive 1 winning ticket and 9 losers. You may have as many winners as you want in your set of 10 — just let us know.

Purchase as many as you need by changing the quantity box.

Winners will be separated.

Each Ticket is approximately 2″ x 3 1/2″ in size (business card sized), and machine cut. Color Laser printed, on 110# white card stock.

Scratch tickets are only sold in increments of 10. (i.e. 10-20-30-40…etc)

We also carry other MATCHING/Self Stick items….

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10-Tough 4th of July Embroidered Cornhole Bags Game

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Embroidered Cornhole Bags,

Corn Hole Tossing Game

5 Blue , 5 Red
That’s a total of 10 bags!!!

You never know when you’ll need an extra bag.

Regulation Duck Cloth

Regulation 6″ by 6″ Regulation 15-16 oz. shelled corn.

I have 3  industrial grade embroidery machines running
constantly so all orders received  before 3PM will ship the same day.

You also get for free

Instructions on How to Build your own Cornhole Game
The Rules & Score Sheets
Smoke free home

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Old world Re-enactment full Costumes Philly 4th of July 2009 Activities behind of Independence Hall

Philly 4th of July 2009 Activities behind of Independence Hall

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