10 Fantastic Firework Activities

There are so many fun ways to make firework pictures with your kids. Here are 10 ideas to give your arts and crafts session some extra fizz!

10 fantastic fireworks activities for kids

Whether you are celebrating the 4th of July, Guy Fawkes Night or New Year’s Eve, adding some fireworks is sure to help your celebrations go with a bang! They are also great to re-create in many different arts, crafts and science activities with your kids at home. Here are 10 ideas from some of my favourite bloggers to add  some extra sparkle to your firework pictures.

10 Fantastic Firework Activities for Kids

Turn sparkly pipe cleansers into these beautiful firework rings from Fantastic Fun and Learning. My daughter is looking forward to making these.

Use marbling inks in water to create these suminagashi firework pictures from Crafty Kids at Home.

Enjoy some fizzing good science fun with these Fizzy Fireworks from Toddler Approved.

This activity from Reading Confetti uses ice cream sprinkles and water to create some colourful firework pictures. Will you be able to resist nibbling on a few though?

Create your own fireworks in a jar with this  colourful science activity from I Can Teach my Child.


Crafty Morning shows you how to recreate this old school classic using salt to make firework pictures. Do you remember doing something similar when you were a kid?

Have fun making your own play dough with this activity from The Train Drivers Wife. Then play with it along-side lots of sparkly bits and pieces to make your activity go with a pop! This a great activity for all 3 of my kids to get stuck into together.

Preschool Powol Packets show you how to experiment with milk and food colouring to make interesting firework patterns.

Turn down the lights to enjoy the results of these glow in the dark fireworks paintings from Craftulate.

Repurpose your toilet rolls in this firework activity from Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

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