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Fourth of July Crafts for Kids


Fireworks Picture

Make a fireworks picture that reflects your favorite fireworks. All it takes is a little paper and glue -- and your imagination.

What You'll Need:

Assorted colors of construction paper

Blunt scissors

Craft glue

Black construction paper

Hole punch

Aluminum foil

Cut building shapes from assorted colors of construction paper. Cut out skyscrapers, small buildings, or houses to match your town.

To make your town's skyline, glue the building shapes along the bottom of the black construction paper sheet.

Use a hole punch to make confetti dots from aluminum foil and assorted colors of construction paper. Glue the colored dots over the nighttime skyline to re-create a magnificent fireworks display.

On the next page, learn how to make a Fourth of July collage.

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