As we all know that 4th of July, the American Independence Day, is around the corner, the patriotic Americans are as always excited for the day, and are counting days left for the celebrations. However, this year the excitement has turned into a little bit of nervousness because of the COVID 19. The virus, quarantine, lockdown, masks, gloves, and sanitizers have already taken over our lives, but we will not let them ruin our 4th of July celebrations at all. Given below are some of the best ideas to celebrate 4th of July in lockdown while putting your lives in no risk.
Have a look at the ideas below and celebrate the American Independence Day in a fun-filled patriotic spirit:
Have A Barbeque Party In the Backyard
Nothing beats the smell of freshly cooked barbeque chicken. Cooking in the backyard is the perfect activity to celebrate 4th of July in lockdown. You can also grill burgers, roast marshmallows, make hamburgers, and other food in the backyard of your home. You can also set the dining table outside and enjoy the 4th of July feast. You can invite a friend or two while following all the necessary precautions.
Wear Old Navy Clothes
Wearing old navy classic clothes on 4th of July has become compulsory. Make sure to shop for the American tees before the time so that you can get some awesome pictures clicked on the day. Also, the celebrations are incomplete without old navy American clothes so what are you waiting for, get clothes for yourself and your family right now.
Have A Water Fight At Your Home
Water fights are an incredible way to celebrate the 4th of July. By putting on a patriotic looking swimsuit you can have fun with your family. By using water balloons, water guns, buckets, and pipes as the weapon you can make the 4th of July in lockdown memorable.
Cut the American Flag Themed Cake
No celebration is considered complete without a cake. Cutting the cake is like putting a full stop to any celebration. To add some more fun to the 4th of July celebrations in lockdown cut an American Flag themed cake. The cake can be baked and decorated easily at home or can be bought from any confectionary shop. Make sure to pray for the country and for the world before cutting the cake.
Eat Blue, Red, And White Foods
American flag colors too play a vital role in the celebration of 4rth of July. Stock some treats that are in red, white, and blue in color to get the feeling of American Independence Day. Some treats that come in these colors include Jell-O, popsicle, pancakes, cupcakes etc. Eating the patriotic themed food will make your day extra special.
Decorate the House with Flags
Another fun way to celebrate 4rth of July in lockdown is to decorate your house with the American flags. Decorate the outside, inside, balcony, roof, swimming pool, lawn and every other part of the home with flags. Make sure to indulge your kids while decorating the house.
Learn Something New About America
To make the day productive, teach your kids about something related to America. Tell them about the American history, literature, pledge of allegiance, soldiers, government, important places of America, and other such things. You can also arrange a debate or quiz competition among kids at home and can invite guests via video calls.
Have Fun with Sparklers
The sparklers too are a very significant part of the 4rth of July celebrations. Kids find sparklers so much fun. After the sunset you can fire sparklers in your backyard only if they are legal in your state. Don’t hand the sparklers to little kids as it may cause troubles.
Watch an American Movie
In the afternoon when the sun is at its peak, you can have some rest in your TV lounge while watching a family American movie. Some of the movies that you can watch on 4rth of July include, born on the Fourth of July, The American president, National Treasure etc. You can even watch some American documentaries.
Arrange Fireworks Show at Your House
As we know that most of the 4rth of July firework shows are cancelled due to the Covid-19 virus, resulting in disappointment among kids. To have fun with your kids you can arrange a little firework show at your home only if it is legal in your area. Use the environment friendly crackers and be careful while using them.