As it’s Bonfire Night coming up this week, of course I couldn’t resist featuring some beautiful fireworks crafts and activities.
I love fireworks and bonfire night, it’s my favourite part of the Autumn season and these craft ideas should definitely get you in the fireworks mood!
Because I love fireworks so much, I have gathered a whole list of Fireworks crafts and activities to share with you all.
These are so much fun for kids of all ages and are perfect for all kind of Fireworks celebrations like Bonfire Night, New Year’s Eve, July 4th or Diwali
Toilet Roll Stamper Fireworks Painting by In The Playroom
Toilet paper rolls, or kitchen roll tubes are one of the most versatile craft supplies. As well as using them to create something you can also turn them into stampers for so many fun painting activities like this one that we used to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
You can easily adapt this fireworks painting craft for bonfire night, Diwali or any occasion. It is really easy even for younger kids.
Printable Fireworks Colouring Pages by In The Playroom
These colouring pages are great for kids to decorate with their favourite crayons or use as a template for all kinds of fireworks crafts. There are lots of different designs included, in this free printable PDF
Fireworks painting by Crafts on Sea
Have fun stamping with wool to create texture for your fireworks picture.
Spinning Top Fireworks Painting by In The Playroom
This is a really fun and active way to create fireworks pictures – messy, but great fun for kids of all ages.
Coloured Sand Fireworks Pictures by In The Playroom
Have fun creating your own fireworks in the night sky using glue and different coloured sand. All that squeezing is great for developing fine motor skills.
Salt Art Fireworks by Mum in the Madhouse
Using coloured salt gives a similar effect and is a great way to craft and explore colours.
Sparkler Firework craft by My Little 3 and Me
This is such a cute celebratory fireworks craft!
Fireworks Pictures with Chalk Markers by In The Playroom
Explore all kinds of different materials for drawing and painting your fireworks pictures. Chalk markers are really vibrant especially against a black background
Fireworks Straw Painting by I Can Teach My Child
This one is great for developing the mouth muscles and is so much fun. It creates a really cool effect!
Firework Playdough at Fantastic Fun and Learning
Set up a fireworks theme with your play dough station and let the kids get busy creating and playing.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night Collages at In The Playroom
As well as fireworks, why not create a bonfire craft?
Edible Sparklers by Mum in the Madhouse
A craft activity that you can eat afterwards? Perfect! Make these edible sparklers with the kids.
Fireworks Biscuits by The Brick Castle
Another yummy fireworks activity to make and eat.
This is a great way for kids to explore colours and have fun creating
Fork Firework Painting by Crafty Morning
Using a fork to create your fireworks gives a brilliant effect
Scratch Art Fireworks by Mum in the Madhouse
Scratch art is a perfect way to put together some really effective fireworks pictures.
Water and Oil Fireworks by Juggling with Kids
This fireworks activity combines science, sensory and lots of fun
Fireworks Ring Craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning
Make something cool and dress up with these pipe cleaner fireworks rings
Fireworks Sensory Bottle by The Train Driver’s Wife
Make fireworks in a bottle, this is lots of fun for younger children to explore and observe, and for older kids to make themselves.
Wet Chalk Fireworks by Crafty Morning
The wet chalk makes a much more vibrant colour against the black background
For any non UK readers who are less familiar with Bonfire Night traditions here in the UK, check out my guest post over at Kid World Citizen all about November 5th: Guy Fawkes Day which will give you a little more background info.
I hope you liked these fireworks crafts and activities as much as I do!
You might also like reading these blog posts with ideas for some of the different occasions where we celebrate with fireworks.
Whether you are looking for ideas for Bonfire Night, Diwali, New Year or Independence Day we have crafts and activities for all times of the year here on In The Playroom.
- Fire Engine cakes
- Fireworks Night
- New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids
- Free Printable Diwali Coloring Pages
- 4th July Handprint craft
Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.