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Patriotic Paper Towel Roll Firework Rockets for the 4th of July

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The 4th of July often ends with a fun and exciting firework display! While we don’t want our kids playing with fire, obviously, they can get in on the fun with this great paper roll firework craft!

We’ve designed a super cute printable for you that your kids can cut out (or you can, for the little ones) and stick together to create their very own 4th of July firework rockets!

toilet paper tube firecrackersPatriotic Firework Rockets

Materials:

 

Instructions:

Cut Out Printable Pieces for Rockets

  • Take half circles and tape cord with a knot in it in the center.

Take half circles and tape cord with a knot in it in the center.

  • Fold the half circle into a cone and glue into place, making sure the cord is threaded through the top of it.

Fold the half circle into a cone and glue into place, making sure the cord is threaded through the top of it.

  • Take the rocket body piece and flip it over, glue the tails along one of the long sides – have them as tightly or loosely packed as you like!

Take the rocket body piece and flip it over, glue the tails along one of the long sides - have them as tightly or loosely packed as you like!

  • Put double sided tape over the glued tail pieces and then cover the rest of the rectangle with glue.

Put double sided tape over the glued tail pieces and then cover the rest of the rectangle with glue.

  • Wrap around the toilet paper or paper towel tube and press to make sure it is smooth.

Wrap around the tube and press to make sure it is smooth.

  • Take double sided tape and tape around the top of the tube, leave it unfolded.

Take double sided tape and tape around the top of the tube, leave it unfolded.

  • Push the tube into the cone and the double sided tape will secure it.

Push the tube into the cone and the double sided tape will secure it.

  • Hang and enjoy!

Hang and enjoy!

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