Uncle Sam Door Hanger

This 4th of July, decorate your home with this figure of the birthday boy himself!

What you will need:

  • Seven craft sticks
  • Red, white and blue paint
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Cotton/white pom poms
  • Googly eyes (optional)
  • Black marker
  • Red/white/blue ribbon


  1. Line six craft sticks vertically with one craft stick horizontally across them, as in the picture.


    The making of Uncle Sam, the door hanger


  3. Draw a line marking the upper edge of the craft stick.


    This is to mark the brim of the hat


  5. Paint three of the craft sticks white and three of them red, stopping just above the line you drew. Paint the seventh craft stick entirely red.


    Uncle Sam's hat coming together


  7. Once the paint dries, draw a second line a little above and parallel to the first line.


    This is for the blue band on his hat


  9. Paint the area between these two lines blue.


    Looks patriotic already


  11. Glue the red craft stick horizontally across the other six craft sticks just where the blue band ends.




  13. Glue wads of cotton along the outer edge of the unpainted craft sticks.


    Now for his beard


  15. Add eyes and a nose.


    Happy Birthday, Uncle Sam!


  17. Cut a 5" piece of ribbon, loop it and stick it behind the door hanging.



Your Uncle Sam door hanger is now ready!

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