This DIY Firecracker Lantern is a great and easy craft that will make your Chinese New Year shine bright! CNY is on the 28th this year and it will be the year of the Rooster!

Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

You will need:

  • Red Cellophane
    • You can grab these for around $1 at any Asian grocery store.
  • LED Candle
    • This one was only $1 at Dollar Tree. Grab the one that has the translucent fabric.
  • Glue gun and/or regular glue
  • Gold Glitter
  • Red Ribbon

 

Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

Step 1:
Cut a piece of cellophane to cover your candle. Wrap it around the candle and glue it on.

Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

Step 2:
To make a handle, glue your ribbon to each side of the candle.

Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

Step 3:
Add a strip of glue to the top and bottom of your candle and cover it with the gold glitter.

Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

Done!
That’s it! You’re done! It’s time to celebrate Chinese New Year!

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