{free download} uncle sam wants you!

Looking for an activity to keep the munchkins—small and big—occupied on Independence Day? We came up with a last minute craft for all ages!


  • Uncle Sam Beard Template {free download}
  • 8.5″ x 11″ White Cardstock
  • OPTIONAL: White Craft Foam (approx. 3 beards per 8.5″ x 11″ sheet)
  • 22″-24″ of Twine, Ribbon or Elastic per beard
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  • Pen or Pencil


1. Print template on white cardstock.

2. Cut out template.

3. Punch holes for twine, ribbon or elastic.

OPTIONAL: Trace template onto craft foam and repeat steps 2 and 3.

4. Attach beard squiggles with adhesive.

{NOTE}: If you want to simplify the craft for little hands and less mess, you can skip the beard squiggles.

5. Attach string, ribbon or elastic to beard.

Ta-Da! Our Uncle Sam WANTS YOU to make your own Uncle Sam beard!

These are great for 4th of July photos, play acting and crazy uncles!

I hope you’re inspired to celebrate America’s birthday with a lil’ extra facial hair!



About Hank

I'm Hank, the Piggy Bank Parties' mascot, and all around fun pig. My favorite movie is "Babe," my favorite song is "This Little Piggy Went to Market" and my favorite book is "Charlotte's Web".

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