diy Firework Necklace-4th of July
Need a craft for kids to do for this 4th of July?
This also can be made for anytime your kids want to be sparkly!
Another 4th of July is approaching and I just love these firework necklaces that I designed a few years ago for a kid’s art adventure show that I was doing. Can you imagine a hundred little ones making these, as well as 4 other crafts! It was a lot of work, but these necklaces were a big hit!
Simple supplies and a lot of fun!
Start with a metal washer(from the hardware store) and a piece of yarn or string. The washers I used are about 1 3/4″ in diameter with a large hole and the string is 30 inches long.
I doubled the string and put the loop through the washer and then put the ends of the strings through the loop to attach to washers.
I then cut a lot of sparkly pipe cleaners into fourths. I used Chenille Kraft AC7116-01DI Sparkle Stems (Pack of 100)
Take each small pipe cleaner and put it through hole in washer and twist it together on the outside of the washer a few times so it stays in place.
Keep adding more, until you have the whole washer filled up using whatever colors you want.
Tie the ends of the string into an overhand knot and wear!
Check out my blog post for a matching 4th of July Firework Ring