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Fourth of July: Patriotic Party Puzzle

Patriotic Party Puzzle

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Surprise friends and family with these piece-together party invitations.


  • Acrylic paint
  • Craft sticks
  • Permanent marker
  • Ribbon
  • Star stickers


Patriotic Party Puzzle - Step 1

1. This crafty Fourth of July invite comes in pieces that the recipient can assemble into an informative flag. For each one, first coat 8 craft sticks (both sides) with acrylic paints: paint 2 sticks white, 2 red, 2 half blue and half red, and 2 half blue and half white.

Patriotic Party Puzzle - Step 2

2. When the paint has dried, arrange the craft sticks as shown to the left, then write your party details on them in permanent marker and add star stickers to the field of blue.

3. Tie the sticks in a bundle with a piece of festive ribbon, then hand-deliver the invitations to your guests for them to decipher.