New Years Fireworks


Make a festive picture with a "firecracker" for Chinese New Year or New Years. Simple craft for Pre School or Kindergarten.

New Years Firecracker Craft


  • 1 Sheet Black Construction Paper

  • 1 toilet paper roll

  • Confetti or Ribbon, Glitter Glue, Cut pieces of Colored Construction Paper

  • Elmers Glue


  • Cut red construction paper to fit toilet paper roll.
  • Glue in place around roll and let dry.
  • Glue to black construction paper seam side down.
  • Decorate with your choice of materials: Cut ribbon pieces, curl a few, confetti, glitter or glitter glue, cut pieces of colored construction paper, wrapping paper or tissue.

Tips and Suggestions

  • Red Raffia or red ribbon makes a nice wick.
  • Print out the words Gung Hee Fat Choy which means Happy New Year and glue onto the page.
  • Print Gung Hee Fat Choy Here

Educational Tips

Share some books about Chinese New Year with your child. For young toddlers, just discuss pictures rather than reading then entire story.

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