15 Sparkling Firework Crafts for Kids – Fun without Fire!

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Check out 15 Sparkling Firework Crafts that are fun, flame-free, kid-friendly ideas perfect for New Year’s Eve, 4th July, Diwali, or even Bonfire Night!

Fireworks are exciting, and they always succeed in bringing out the child in me!

All those wonderful bursts of colors sound and smells just work to create an experience like none other. However, I have reservations about my toddlers using fireworks due to the dangers of accidents and burns.

It’s tricky when you have various occasions around the year that call for celebrations with fireworks like New Year’s Eve, 4th July, Diwali, Bonfire Night, Sports Event wins, or even birthdays. We are always looking for fun, flame-free, kid-friendly ideas without losing out on the color and excitement, and we landed on crafts! We scoured the best of the World wide web to bring to you 15 Sparkling Firework Crafts for Kids – fun without fire!

15 Sparkling Firework Crafts for Kids

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1. 4th of July Firework Poppers for Kids

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

Sugar bee crafts has come up with these easy little firework popper crafts that are perfect for little hands. Do get the kids involved to make them. When it’s time to pop them, they are bound to be thrilled! And the best part is that these poppers are pretty simple to make. These are Red Blue & White themed,  perfect for the 4th of July Celebrations.

2. Bonfire Night Rockets

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These sparkly rockets can be filled with surprise sweets and other treats. They make perfect party favors, decorations, or party crackers. Idea via Bakerross.co.uk. These are perfect for Diwali too!

3. 4th of July Fireworks Craft

This 4th of July, have fun without the fire - with this 4th of July Fireworks Craft for Kids! Easy to make with craft paper and glitter paper.

4th of July celebrations are literally a blast in the U.S, with bonfires and fireworks being the predominant celebrations, along with picnics, barbecues, and parades. Make this special 4th of July firework craft for kids, made with colored craft paper. This is one firework with only fun – and no fire!

For New Year’s Eve or a Birthday, change the Red white, and blue to other colors!

4. Sparkler Firework Pompom Craft

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

If like me, you are hesitant to let toddlers hold a sparkler due to possible accidents and burns, then do consider this easy Sparkler firework craft idea by Kids Craft room. These play sparklers have a lovely crackling sound to them too that makes the firework experience all the more life-like! Perfect for a New Year Party & even Guy Fawkes Day / Bonfire Night!

5. Cable Tie Firework Sculptures

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

We loved making these zip tie (cable tie) firework sculptures from Mum in the Mad House. Just look at how beautiful they are! Such a fun use of zip ties in arts and crafts!

6. Cupcake Liner Firework Crafts

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

Make colorful fireworks that seem to burst off the page using cupcake liners via this idea from A Little Pinch of Perfect.  Kids can choose to use red, white, and blue, or any colorful selection of cupcake liners to craft with. You could always add glitter to make those fireworks shine.

7. Pop-Up Firework Craft 

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

This simple pop-up firework craft – using the black paper, ribbons, and other crafty items – puts a huge smile on our faces. Find the full tutorial at Kids Craft room – we’re loving the mix of colors.

8. Kids Fireworks Craft Using a Fork

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

Have your kids make these cool fork firework prints! This doesn’t require any prep work either so if you have a fork in your kitchen drawer, pull it out and have some fun with this fork art project from Crafty Morning!

9. DIY Noise Free Fire Cracker Craft

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

A simple yet elegant craft activity from our own archives – Noise Free Firework Rockets for Diwali. Let these colorful crackers give out some sparkles as they whizz through your home!

They make perfect Diwali greeting cards too!

Here's a Fun Firecracker Themed Diwali Greeting Card for Kids to make for family & Friends! Using Foam sheets & Pipe Cleaners, this card will Wow everyone!

10. Shaving Cream Fireworks

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

These Shaving Cream Fireworks paintings are just as fun to make as they are to display!  From toddlers to preschoolers, all kids would love this cool process art project.  It’s messy fun and doesn’t need very many supplies.

11. Toilet Paper Rolls Fireworks Painting

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

We love using toilet paper rolls for crafts. For this one, all you need to do is cut the ends of an empty roll and dip it in paint! Learning 4 Kids has detailed instructions on how you can do this simple craft.

12. Fireworks Ring Craft

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

Make fireworks rings! These are pretty cool and all you need is pipe cleaners. Fantastic Fun and Learning shows us how to make these wearable fireworks – perfect for a New Year’s eve party!

13. 3D Paper Fireworks Craft

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Paper, scissors, and glue are all you need to create this festive & fun fireworks craft for kids! This is a super easy and fun paper craft via projectswithkids.com that you can use to celebrate New Year’s Eve, the 4th of July, Canada Day or any occasion that has fireworks. You can change up the monuments to feature that country For eg – 4th of July could have fireworks behind the White house or statue of liberty. For Bonfire Night, have Big ben as the building.. or for Diwali feature the Taj Mahal. 

14. Wet Chalk Fireworks Craft

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

Crafty Morning has an interesting wet chalk fireworks craft, using sidewalk chalk and black chart paper. You can also use plain chalk to create this craft as well. Great for the little ones in the family too!

15. Fireworks Salt Painting

Have fun with our sparkling Fireworks craft ideas for kids - perfectly safe substitutes for real fireworks, whether it's New Year, Diwali or the Fourth of July!

This fireworks salt art from Busy Mommy Media makes for pretty wall art to hang in kids’ rooms this time of the year. The combination of bright colors on the dark background looks lovely and very realistic too!

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Now you needn’t feel deprived about missing out on the fun of fireworks! Just gather your craft supplies and create some fun firework crafts of your very own, and welcome the New Year in style!

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