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Fork Fireworks

Fork Fireworks

(Ages 5 and up)

Number of Attendees:

17

Length:

45 Minute Program

How long did you need to prep for the program?

15 Minutes

How long did the actual program take start to finish?

40 Minutes

Materials:

  • White card stock (any heavy paper)
  • Plastic Forks
  • Paint in various colors
  • Paper plates for paint

Description of Program:

I used this craft in correspondence with a Fourth of July story time. It is a simple, colorful, not to mention quiet!, way for children to create fireworks.

Instructions:

Each child is given a piece of white card stock paper, while I demonstrated dipping the fork tongs into the paint and gently pressing the paint covered tongs onto the paper. Picking up another paint covered fork, pressing the new color down in a cross hatching pattern.

Cost:

About $15.00, although most may have existing supplies.

Miscellaneous:

Kids had a great time mixing paints to create amazing fireworks. Can use as many (or as little) colors as you like.

Submitted by:

Giulia Bombace - giulia.bombace@montvale.bccls.org

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