How to Draw Fireworks?3 min read

Activities for Kids Nov 7, 2021



How to Draw Fireworks?3 min read

Getting kids into the spirit of celebrating with fireworks is a lot of fun. However, there are a few things that you should consider when preparing to watch them have a great time. Pure chemistry produces the colors in fireworks. The metals used to make them come from metal salts. How about drawing some fireworks??

What is a firework?

A firework is a missile that’s designed to explode in a controlled manner. It’s typically detonated using bursts of bright colored light. Over 1,000 years ago, fireworks were first made in China. The explosive properties of gunpowder are what make them explode.

Fun facts about fireworks

  • There are a variety of types of fireworks that can be used. They can be complex and different types of rockets, for instance.
  • An exploding firework is a series of chemical reactions that happen simultaneously or in rapid succession. These reactions involve the release of various chemicals, such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen.
  • The key to a good firework display is to have a variety of different types, as if all the fireworks were the same, people would start to get bored.
  • These are called rockets or skyrockets. They create the most spectacular displays in the sky. Other types of fireworks are also known as Catherine wheels and pinwheels.
  • Roman candles are known to blow out small explosions using a cylinder.
  • These flares are used by the military and at sea for various applications. They’re made from compounds that are made from magnesium and are designed to burn for a long time.
  • In China, Ge Hong, an alchemist, records a formula for gunpowder that was made c.300CE. According to some sources, the ancient Chinese made primitive rockets.
  • During the Mongolian invasion of China in 1232, they used rockets similar to fireworks.
  • A notable Italian fireworks display is recorded in 1379.
  • Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the houses of parliament on November 5, 1605. In response, the public held large firework displays on the 5th of November.
  • The use of fireworks is widely regarded as a symbol of European pride. As the demand for more elaborate displays increases, the industry introduces new chemicals and packaging techniques.
  • In the 19th century, fireworks became popular in the US due to Independence Day. In the 20th century, scientist Robert Goddard developed a way to make a rocket fuel system that would allow humans to land on the Moon.

Let’s draw a Firework today!

Materials needed to draw the Cruise Ship

  • Black drawing paper, card stock works best
  • Metallic Pencil crayons or metallic markers

Guidelines to help Kids draw

  • In most tutorials, they will show you how to make radial lines on a white sheet of paper while drawing a firework. However, in most cases, just a few tweaks can make a truly exciting result. So here in this article, we will know to make a different kind of
  • Instead of using regular crayons, we will try metallic pencil crayons or markers.
  • This simple yet elegant drawing technique is very relaxing. It can be done on black paper or any other surface.

Steps to draw

  1. Start with three small flower shapes, leaving room between each on the black card stock paper.
  2. Now let’s add a ring around each flower shape.
  3. You can try making each ring either a loose or a tight zig-zag.
  4. Continue adding zig-zag rings, always different colors for every ring.
  5. Now add rings to the firework in the back.
  6. Make sure the rings are consistent.
  7. It works best when rings look like they are all in one group.
  8. Now add one last big burst in the back that fills up the entire page. It will help the front fireworks stand out more.
  9. There you are the fireworks drawing is ready!


Here we have learned a very easy way of drawing a firework. All you need is a good sense of color combinations to make your drawing look catchy. By learning to draw children will always develop their skills. So help them to try new things and ensure they enjoy them. Also, allow them to develop their talents. Hope this article helped you with tips and information on drawing a firework.


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