Fun July 4th Dessert: Berry Flag Tart

The star of your patriotic menu will be this flag-shape dessert featuring bright red raspberries, tart blueberries, and dough cut in stripes and star shapes. Despite the masterpiece finish, it's actually quite simple to make.

View Video

Easy 4th of July Decorations

Decorate your home in the spirit of Independence Day with our red, white, and blue 4th of July decorations. From flags to fireworks, these easy decorations cover every July 4th theme you can think of -- and they're cute to boot.

View Slideshow

Our Favorite July 4th Recipes

Take the guesswork out of creating a delicious spread of 4th of July food. Our July 4th entrees (hot dogs! ribs!), drinks (punch! sangria!), side dishes (fruit and pasta salads!), and desserts (mmm, pie) make organizing a patriotic potluck a breeze.

View Slideshow

Festive July 4th Desserts

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July desserts! With star-shape scones and piecrusts, tempting tarts, colorful shakes, and fresh berries, these recipes for 4th of July desserts are sure to stand out at your patriotic celebration.

View Slideshow

Easy 4th of July Party Ideas

Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.

View Slideshow

4th of July Cake Recipes

Headed to a 4th of July potluck? Cakes are a dreamy way to end the day (well, that and fireworks), and our collection of berry-topped cakes, lush chocolate cakes, swirled sprinkle cakes, and layered red velvet cakes are worth their own oohs and aahs.

View Slideshow

Coconut Cream Island Punch

Make our DIY party cocktail -- that includes just a few tasty ingredients -- for an adults-only drink everyone can agree on. Cut-up star fruit provides a gorgeous base inside your drink pitcher.

View Video
Popular in Holidays

Pumpkin Toss Game

Ready, set, toss! This pumpkin toss game is sure to score big with party guests.

What You Need

  • Poster board: orange and black
  • Cardboard box
  • Spray adhesive
  • Crafts knife
  • 8 to 10 orange table-tennis balls
  • Medium-tip black permanent marking pen

Download the Pattern

How to Make It

  1. Using a photocopier, enlarge the patterns as indicated on the pattern.
  2. Trace the pumpkin patterns onto orange poster board and the eye and nose patterns onto black poster board; cut the pieces out, but do not cut out the pumpkin mouth openings.
  3. Tape one end of the box shut and cut off the flaps on the opposite side.
  4. Place the box with the open-side down and use spray adhesive to attach the black poster board to the front of the box.
  5. Beginning with the largest pumpkin, use spray adhesive to attach it along the bottom edge of the poster board.
  6. Spacing the pumpkins about 1 inch apart, adhere the medium pumpkin above the large pumpkin and the small pumpkin on top.
  7. Cut out the pumpkin mouths through all the layers using a crafts knife.
  8. Draw pumpkin faces on table-tennis balls using a medium-tip black permanent marking pen.
  9. Allow the faces to dry.
close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...