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February 5, 2023

Paper Rocket Fireworks

Decorate for your July 4th party with these cute rocket fireworks!

What You Need
Toilet Paper Roll
or Paper Towel RollFestive Napkin
Glue Stick
Red/Blue/Black Paper
Festive Garland

What You Do

  1. Grab a festive napkin from your party supplies.
  2. Unfold it and lay it on the table flat and upside down.
  3. Set your roll down on it to the edge.
  4. Cut off a strip of the napkin that fits the length of your roll.
  5. Put a strip of glue on the roll. Attach napkin and roll it up.
  6. Add a strip of glue to the end of the napkin to glue it in place.
  7. Allow to dry.
  8. Cut a circle from your red, blue or black paper.
  9. Estimate where the center is and cut a line straight to it, but not all the way across!
  10. Gently fold the circle to form a cone.
  11. Add tape to the top of the roll on the inside to attach your cone.
  12. Do that to at least to two sides to keep the cone in place.
  13. Cut off three strips from your festive garland.
  14. Grab a skewer and your festive garland strips and tape them to the inside of the roll at the opposite end of the cone.
  15. Now you can stick it in the ground!

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