Rockets’ Red Glare Firecracker

Photo by Zachary Dailey, Dailey Life Photography


1 push popsicle container or toilet paper roll

Red, white and blue construction paper

1 silver pipe cleaner

1 red pompom

Scissors (not pictured)

Glitter stars

Hot glue gun and glue sticks


Cut the red construction paper to size and wrap around the push popsicle container.

Cut the white and blue construction paper into small strips and wrap around the red construction paper. 

Glue in place.

Place glue around the center of the entire container.

Cover glue with the glitter stars.

Cut a circular piece of white paper the same size as the end of the container.

Glue to one end of the container.

Glue pipe cleaner to the center of the circular piece.

Twist the pipe cleaner as desired.

Glue the red pompom to the top of the pipe cleaner.