Foam Bookmarks for Holidays


Foam Bookmarks for Every Occasion...Fourth of July, Father's Day and more. For Fourth of July bookmarks use red, white and blue foam stickers to make a bookmark. Add a child photo in the center star to personalize it.

Make a Patriotic Bookmark with foam


  • Red, White and Blue piece of foam.
  • Foam Stars (There are pre-cut foam stick on stars at craft supply stores or make your own from two of the colors.
  • Craft Glue
  • Craft Scissors
  • Glitter Glue
  • Ribbon about 6 inches long
  • Scissors
  • Single Hole Punch


  • Choose which color will be your bookmark and cut approximately 2 1/2 inches x 6 1/2 inches or size of your choice.
  • Using a pencil, draw the lines for the bookmark.
  • With assistance, have your child cut on this line with craft scissors.
  • Glue or stick stars on in the other two colors. Ex. If you selected white as your background, use red and blue stars.
  • Decorate with different size stars to create interesting patterns.
  • Use glitter glue to add sparkle.
  • Punch a hole at top of the bookmark.
  • Fold ribbon in half and slide the ends through the hole. With the closed end of the ribbon, loop it over the two loose ends and tighten.

Tips and Suggestions

  • Add a photo to personalize.
  • Use foam with sticky backs for the easiest way to decorate. Great even for young toddlers. They even sell pre-cut bookmarks in a pack if it's for a classroom activity.

Educational Note

In the United States Independence Day, often called the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Many people celebrate Independence Day by sending off fireworks, attending parades, having barbecues or holding picnics.

Father's Day Bookmark Make a bookmark for dad...find a book Dad will enjoy for Father's Day. Use foam letters, glitter glue or a special photo to decorate.
Bookmark for Father's Day