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Shaving Cream Fireworks

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Shaving Cream Fireworks

Let's celebrate with these spectacular colourful shaving cream fireworks! Easy to make and it's messy and fun!

Materials Needed:

  • Shaving Cream
  • Food Coloring
  • Toothpicks
  • Paper
  • Pan with Low Sides
  • Stiff Paper or Cardboard

What to do:

  • Filling up the pan with shaving cream.

  • Use stiff paper or cardboard to smooth out the shaving cream.
  • Drop food colouring in dots all over the shaving cream

  • Take a toothpick and start in the centre drawing straight out, like the rays of the sun.

  • When all the fireworks are done, lay the paper on the shaving cream and pat very gently to make a print.
  • Gently peel the paper off the shaving cream.
  • Use the clean side of your stiff paper or cardboard to scrape off the excess shaving cream from the paper.
  • Your firework print is now ready.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use different coloured food colouring.
  • Paint can be used instead of food colouring
  • Try using a fork to get a different firework effect.

Shaving Cream Fireworks, I Can Teach My Child

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 2 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    manipulates objects
    has clear hand preferences
    identifies basic colours

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play, Exploratory Play, Manipulative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Creative Play Games, Manipulation Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1
  • Sub Outcomes:

    1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency
    1.3 Children develop knowledgeable and confident self-identities

Created On December 26, 2022 Last modified on Monday, December 26, 2022
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