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Fireworks Themed Crafts for Kids

Check out this great set of ideas for staying in this Fireworks weekend from Jess @coventryrocks_

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.

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.

Find all the details here!

Fork Fireworks

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
  • Paint

Find all the details here!

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
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black craft paper

Find all the details here!

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
  • Water
  • A smaller cup or bowl
  • Fork

Find all the details here!

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)
  • Glitter

Edible Sparklers

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
  • Chocolate
  • Cake Sprinkles
  • Hundreds and thousands

Find the recipe here!

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
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue
  • Glitter (optional!)

Find all the details here!

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
  • Paint
  • Paper

Fireworks Biscuits

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
  • Water

Find the recipe here!

We hope you have found some great fireworks themed crafts to try out with the kids this Bonfire Night.