Fireworks Themed Crafts for KidsPublished:
This Bonfire Night, we won't be putting on our hats and wellies and heading to a local fireworks display... it's all going to be a little different. It's a shame for the kids to miss out on the magic of Bonfire Night, so why not get creative and enjoy some fireworks themed crafts!
Fun Fireworks Themed Crafts for Kids
We have trawled the Internet to bring you our favourite fireworks themed crafts! All the suggestions below are super simple, but great fun for kids of all ages. We would love to see your creations, so please tag us on Facebook (@coventryrocks) and Instagram (@coventryrocks_)!
Spinning Top Fireworks Painting
We love this fun craft idea from intheplayroom.co.uk! All you need is:
- Black card or paper
- Coloured paint
- Small spinning tops, the kind you can buy as party bag toys.
This is super simple but very effective - thank you craftymorning.com. It's worth giving it a try with white paint on black paper too!
You will need:
- A fork
- White paper
Cupcake Liner Fireworks
alittlepinchofperfect.com have come up with this simple craft, which we can't wait to try! You will need:
- Cupcake liners in various colours
- Black craft paper
Water and Oil Fireworks
This one is a bit of a science experiment, and great fun for kids of all ages. From the brilliant jugglingwithkids.com - you will need:
- Tall drinking glass or vase
- Oil (cooking oil or baby oil)
- Food Colouring
- A smaller cup or bowl
Blow Fireworks with a Straw
We love this video from Little Button Diaries - so grab a straw and get creative!
You will need:
- Drinking straw
- Black paper
- Paint (fluorescent colours work great)
This recipe from muminthemadhouse.com is so simple, but great fun for kids to get involved with, and a tasty treat for fireworks night!
- Bread sticks
- Cake Sprinkles
- Hundreds and thousands
Fireworks Star Hat
We love this idea from CBeebies - it's perfect for younger kids to get creative! Why not get extra messy and add some glitter!
You will need:
- Pipe Cleaners
- Coloured cardboard
- Glitter (optional!)
Toilet Paper Fireworks
This is another amazingly simple craft idea, perfect for pre-schoolers as well as older kids. Thanks to kidsactivities.com for the video.
All you need is:
- Toilet rolls
Cookingwithmykids.co.uk is a great place to find simple recipes for kids, and we love the look of these fireworks biscuits!
- 250g plain flour
- 150g butter, softened
- 100g caster sugar
- 1 egg
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- Icing sugar
- Food colouring
We hope you have found some great fireworks themed crafts to try out with the kids this Bonfire Night. We would love to see your creations, so please tag us on Facebook (@coventryrocks) and Instagram (@coventryrocks_)!
As well as enjoying crafts at home, why not head out with the family to a local park, or go for a walk? We have a brilliant collection of local Parks and Walks, to give you all some much needed fresh air. Take care, and stay safe.