Welcome to Throwback Thursday friends! Today we’re throwing it back to last summer with a popular patriotic kids activity that’s perfect for Independence Day parties and other patriotic events. It will keep the kids entertained and having fun for hours! Check out the full tutorial from Kimberly Crawford below.
Hello We R fans! Kimberly here to share a fun summer craft project with you today, a project for you and your kiddos! Summertime is about celebrations and fun. These easy-to-make confetti poppers are sure to be a hit!
To create these fun poppers, gather card board paper tubes, balloons, card stock, patterned paper, tape, and confetti.
- Tie the end of the balloon. Cut the top third of the balloon off.
- Stretch the balloon over the end of the cardboard tube, being careful not to bend the tube. Secure the balloon with tape around the edge. Make sure the balloon is stretched tightly across the top of the tube.
- Cover the cardboard tube with card stock and patterned paper. TIP: When wrapping cylindrical objects with paper, make the length wrap around at least one half time more. It helps keep the paper attached.
- Tie a DIY Party Fringe Tab to the end of the balloon, below the knot you created earlier. Trim the excess string.
I love how the DIY Fringe Tab makes this confetti popper look like a firework!
Now for the confetti! We R Memory Keepers has many choices for confetti, Rainbow and Metallic, or you can even use the DIY Confetti Punch to create your own custom colored confetti!
Fill the open end of the tube with confetti and pull down on the balloon end.
Release and celebrate!
What are you celebrating this summer?