4th of July Crafts for Kids Kids Activities

Ribbon Fireworks Craft for Kids

This is such a fun, unique fireworks craft for kids of all ages that uses curling ribbon! It is perfect for fourth of July or summer bucket list.

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Fourth of July Crafts

Ribbon Fireworks Craft for Kids

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For this firework craft all you need is black construction paper, scissors, and curing ribbon.
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Cut together several strips of curling ribbon. You will want at least 3, but can go up to 10 or so to get really full fireworks.
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Insert the stack curing ribbons into a hole you create in the black construction paper using either the point of the scissors or hole punch.
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Tie together the curling ribbon at the end on the backside of the black construction paper.

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To keep the project nice and flat and secure, I suggest using tape to secure the knot to the back of the construction paper.

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Show your child how to hold the curling ribbon (close to the construction paper) against the straight edge of scissors and sweep to the end to make the ribbon into a tight curl.

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After you’ve curled the ribbon, you can double the spray effect by using scissors to cut in the middle of a ribbon and gently pull it apart to create two (thinner) firework curls.

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Here is a very simple curling ribbon firework using 3 strips of ribbon where each ribbon was pulled into 2.

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Here is one of our beautiful fourth of July crafts. Notice how some are fuller (using more ribbons to start with), thicker (not split in half), and some with a variety of lengths to create dimension.
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This craft is great for kids of all ages! Here is my daughters colorful fireworks craft my 7 year old made.

This makes such a fun, colorful fireworks craft that has so many options for kids from kindergarten to middle school.

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com where she shares Kindergarten spedicif worksheets,& educational ideas.

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