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June 17, 2011

Fourth of July Fireworks Craft

With July 4th fast approaching, I took some time yesterday to make some fun glitter fireworks with the kids. It is so simple and they turned out so cute!


Materials you will Need:
-Black sheet of construction paper
-glue
-glitter

Directions:
1. have your child use their glue to draw firework shapes on their black sheet of construction paper. I assisted my 4-year old on drawing one of them so he knew what I meant.


2. Sprinkle glitter on top of the glue. I had one of those glitter caddy's that I purchased at Wal-Mart that came with 6 different bright colors, so we tried a different color for each firework.


3. Turn the paper upside to remove the glitter and let it dry completely. This works really good if you add the glitter with the paper inside a cardboard box, but we just carefully turned our paper onto our plastic placemats and then I pushed all the glitter towards the middle and poured it into a sandwich bag to use on a future project.

They turned out so fun! With all the different colors of fireworks on the paper it looks like the Grand Finale.  :)



Happy Crafting!!

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11 comments:

Chef in Training said... Best Blogger Tips

I am visiting from the hop! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would follow me back! thanks so much!
-Nikki
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Ginger said... Best Blogger Tips

Following from the hop. :) Love your blog! I've got 5 kiddos so this is definately things I could use with them. :) I've got a crafty blog, too. I have a link party on Wednesday's & a giveaway going right now, too. :) Would love to have you stop by.

Ginger
gingersnapcrafts.blogspot.com

Jill said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great idea! The end result is so effective!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a great week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

Jenni said... Best Blogger Tips

LOVE! I am doing an America the Beautiful series right now on my blog. I hope you will hop over and check it out!
Jenni (your newest follower)
kissedbyafrog.blogspot.com

Jamie @ hands on : as we grow said... Best Blogger Tips

Great Fourth art! Thanks for linking up at It's Playtime!

Stephanie said... Best Blogger Tips

so cute and super easy! I love it!

The Outlaw Mom said... Best Blogger Tips

So cute - my daughter will love doing this. (And so will I! I can't pass up glitter!!) Thanks for sharing :-)

Jenni said... Best Blogger Tips

Thank you so much for linking up with me Thursday! You have no idea how much I appreciate it! I am going to have to give this project a try with my kids!
Thanks again!
Jenni
kissedbyafrog.blogspot.com

Stephanie said... Best Blogger Tips

I featured this idea on my blog tonight :)

http://shiningourlights.blogspot.com/2011/06/4th-of-july-calendar-board-fireworks.html

My Oatmeal Kisses said... Best Blogger Tips

I loved this idea so much, I featured it on my blog too!

www.myoatmealkisses.com

Thanks for your cute ideas! Grab a featured button if you feel so inclined!

Hugs!
Kate

Messy Kids said... Best Blogger Tips

You've been featured this week on It's Playtime: July 4th Edition. Thanks for sharing and don't forget to grab a "featured" button :)

Rachele @ Messy Kids