Easy Peasy July 4th Fireworks Craftivity

Easy Peasy July 4th Fireworks Craftivity
By The Artsy SLP

Materials

20150622_111327_resizedStraws (Flexible)
Red and Blue Paint
White paper
Tape
Baby Wipes
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Bend the straws at a right angle and then tape them together to form a pinwheel. 

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Dip all the straws in the blue paint and apply to the white paper.

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Then do the same thing with the red paint.

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After a little practice, you can even combine the two colors together. Now you have your July 4th fireworks!

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Use the wipes to clean your hands and table.
20150622_111749_resizedI usually follow up with a discussion on Independence Day; depending on the grade and ability level. For younger students, I work on following directions and I review the sequence of steps.  For older students, I have them write a sentence or paragraph about the 4th of July.

Here is a wonderful article: http://www.timeforkids.com/news/happy-fourth-july/41766

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