Firework Prints

Firework Prints

Make your own sparkly fireworks for festivals and celebrations!

Materials Needed:

  • 6 pipe cleaners
  • Paper
  • Different coloured paint
  • Glitter
  • Brush

What to do:

1. Fold the pipe cleaners in half.

2. Twist at the top to create a handle.

Firework Craft

3. Fan out the pipe cleaners at the bottom to create a star shape.

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4. Using a brush paint the bottom of the pipe cleaners (star shape).

5. Stamp the star shape onto the piece of paper (apply pressure).

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6. Sprinkle glitter onto the wet paint to create sparkly fireworks.

Firework Painting

7. Your firework print is now complete.

Firework Prints

Hints and Tips:

  • Use different colour paint on each different pipe cleaner to create colourful fireworks.
  • Use more pipe cleaners to create bigger fireworks.
  • Add blobs of paint onto plates so children can dip their pipe cleaners into the paint instead of brushing it on.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 2 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2), Few (3), Small Group (4)
  • Developmental Milestones:
    • established hand preference
    • identifies basic colours
    • paints using a wrist action
    • developing fine motor skills
  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

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Last modified on Sunday, November 8, 2015

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