I’m a bit last minute posting these firework crafts as today is Bonfire Night in the UK, but they came out so well I didn’t want to wait for New Year. All you need is paper, paint and an old salad spinner to make these easy Firework Spin Art pictures.
Firework Crafts – Spin Art Pictures
These came out brilliantly on black card, especially when we added a bit of glitter.
What you need for firework pictures
Paint – we got ours from The Consortium
How to make firework pictures
Cut the cardboard so it fits neatly inside the salad spinner.
Drop paint ( and glitter if you want ) onto the paper.
Spin the salad spinner.
Stand back and admire your picture.
More Firework Crafts
Try different types of paper, do some work better than others?
What happens if you water down the paint.
Filter Paper Firework Pictures
We’ve spent many happy hours making these in the past as they are super easy and the end result is always a surprise!
Firework Crafts – Chromatography Firework Pictures
Washable felt tip pens
Pipette – we got ours from Learning Resources
How to make a chromatography picture
Draw firework shapes on the filter paper.
Drop water onto the filter paper.
Watch the colours run and leave to dry.
Can you try different types of pens? Does permanent marker work?
Other firework activity ideas
Make fun firework pictures with conkers like Rainy Day Mum.
Mum in the Madhouse has some great firework crafts made with cable ties.
Or how about a firework scratch art picture?
Finally, we love these edible sparklers from Red Ted Art.
Last Updated on October 30, 2019 by Emma Vanstone
Thank you for featuring me. I need to get a salad spinner for the boys. We love spin art!
maggy, red ted art
Thanks for the mention!! Always appreciated!!
These look fabulous Emma. We used to have a spin art machine no idea where it went but the salad spinner looks fab!