Cascading Fireworks

Cascading Fireworks craft

Celebrate Independence Day, a new year, or any special event with this sparkling fireworks display on your windows.

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    Fireworks are used in many cultures to celebrate significant events such as independence days, Mexican Carnaval, and Japan's summer fireworks displays over the Sumida River.

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    Fireworks take many forms. Some are named after natural objects, such as waves, flowers (peonies, chrysanthemums, dahlias), trees (willows, palms), and comets. Others describe the effect of the lights: strobes, diadem, and "mother and son" fireworks (a larger burst of color produces secondary bursts).

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    Research your favorite fireworks, or think back to the last time you saw a fireworks display. Which ones appeal the most to you? Be sure windows are securely closed and locked before decorating them.

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    On the inside of a large window, use Crayola® Washable Window Markers to draw your favorite Cascading Fireworks. Choose the colors that you like the best to create an exciting display. Use long, smooth motions to create your fireworks, or short lines to s

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    At night, after you are finished, ask your family to sit down inside the room that has your decorated window. Go outside with an adult and shine a flashlight on your fireworks for a sparkling holiday display.