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The 4th of July, a day of celebration, is just around the corner, and what better way to honor this special occasion than by engaging in a vibrant and exhilarating bike parade? Imagine the excitement filling the air as children gather with their parents, eagerly adorning their bicycles with colorful decorations, transforming them into dazzling floats. This year, my family and I embarked on an extraordinary adventure, designing a magnificent Carnival-themed bike float that left us with unforgettable memories.

Our imagination ran wild as we brainstormed ideas for our bike float, and soon enough, we were in full swing, transforming our ordinary bicycles into extraordinary showcases of creativity. The theme we settled on was a Carnival extravaganza, complete with working games that added an extra touch of whimsy and excitement.

First up, we created a game of “Test Your Strength,” where participants could swing a mallet and attempt to ring a bell—a classic carnival favorite. The sheer joy on our kids’ faces as they hammered away, eagerly competing against one another, was truly priceless.

Next, we added a vibrant “Spin the Wheel” game, complete with a colorful wheel and prizes to be won. Children will eagerly lined up, their eyes sparkling with anticipation, as they took turns spinning the wheel. The excitement reached its peak as the needle landed on various prizes, from mini American flags to patriotic stickers, leaving the winners grinning from ear to ear.

Finally, we couldn’t resist incorporating a “Ducky Grab” game—a nod to the classic fairground attraction. We filled a small inflatable pool with toy ducks, each numbered and corresponding to a different prize. Children eagerly reached into the water, carefully selecting their lucky ducks, their faces lighting up with delight as they discovered the treasures hidden beneath. This one is for our little friend under five

As we completed our bike float, the atmosphere around us transformed into a jubilant carnival scene. The dazzling colors, the sound of laughter and excitement, and the sheer joy radiating from the children all blended together to create an unforgettable experience. We were immersed in a world of happiness and shared camaraderie as families joined us in decorating their own bikes, forming a dazzling parade of creativity and unity.

So, as you plan your 4th of July celebrations this year, why not consider joining the bike parade with your kids? Embrace the fun-filled process of decorating bikes, letting your creativity run wild. The joy of witnessing your children’s eyes light up as they transform their ordinary bicycles into extraordinary floats is an experience that will stay with you forever. Create unforgettable memories and celebrate the spirit of the holiday with a touch of whimsy, laughter, and prizes that will leave your children beaming with pride and excitement. Join us this 4th of July as we revel in the magic of a truly extraordinary bike parade!

Materials for our Float

Foam board

And 4th of July decorations from the Dollar Tree

Spin the wheel

Cake board


Popsicle sticks

Foam stickers

Moter and battery taken from this Stem kit


Test your Strength

Large cardboard box

construction paper

sheet protectors

foam board From Dollar Tree

duck tape

rocket set

Ducky Grab

cake board for cardbord

more cardboard




4th of July Prize pack



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