Cardboard Tube Fireworks

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Create a 4th of July craft that is truly dynamite! Use a recycled cardboard tube to paint patriotic fireworks with Crayola® Washable Kids’ Paint!

  • 1.

    Carefully cut the bottom half of a recycled cardboard tube into thin strips all the way around the tube. Fan out the cut strips.

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  • 2.

    Pour red, white, and blue colors of Crayola® Washable Kids’ Paint onto 3 small paper plates. Dip the fanned cardboard tube into one of the paint colors and gently stamp the paint onto a sheet of black Crayola® Construction Paper.

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  • 3.

    Repeat the previous step to stamp the other colors onto the paper. Experiment with overlapping colors for interesting effects!

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  • 4.

    Dip cotton swabs into the paint and use to add details like dots or swirls to complete your fireworks display!

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