Cupcake Liner Fireworks

Ooh, ahh—July means there will be fireworks in the air! Make your own colorful fireworks that will burst off the page, all with just a few simple household supplies.


  • Paper cupcake liners in a variety of colors (or colored with markers as shown above)
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Construction paper


  1. Flatten several cupcake liners.
  2. Make 1-inch, fringe-like cuts on the ribbed portion of the liners.
  3. Carefully bend or crumple the fringes outward to resemble firework bursts.
  4. Glue your fireworks to a piece of construction paper and allow to dry.