Wanting to celebrate the Independence Day in a BIG way, but feel like there just isn’t enough time plan a party?  No worries!  We’ve got you covered!  Here are our top, QUICK ideas for fun and festive decor, food, and fun for the Fourth!

 

Let’s talk FOOD!

 

It doesn’t get much easier than just cutting up fruit! 

 

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Rice Krispie Treats are always a favorite!  Add a little food coloring to make them fun and festive!

 

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Easy as 1-2-3...dip, roll, and eat these red white and blue covered pretzels! 

 

 

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Once snacks are set, you can focus your attention on these easy-peasy decor ideas and entertainment!

 

These 4th of July Parade Wands are sure to be a kid crowd-pleaser!

 

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Looking for an easy centerpiece that uses items you already have from around the house?  Work smarter, not harder, and put together this baseball/summer/freedom themed look!

 

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Light up the night with these mason jar luminaries!

 


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Your front door will never look as festive as it does with this DIY ribbon wreath!

 

 


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Kids will love these large yard stars!  Just use a star-shaped cut out and some flour to transform your lawn into a serious celebration!

 


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Entertain your party-goers (both big AND small!) with a good old-fashioned 3-legged race!

 


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Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, whether it be big or small, we at Ankeny Real Estate Service want to wish you a very happy and FUN 4th of July!