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4th of July DIY Confetti Poppers

4th of July DIY Confetti Poppers

Make your own 4th of July Confetti Poppers.  Simple and fun for all ages, these DIY confetti poppers are inexpensive to make. With a few supplies, you can have fun making your own patriotic party favors for Independence Day.

Make your own 4th of July Confetti Poppers.  Simple and fun for all ages, these DIY confetti poppers are inexpensive to make. With a few supplies, you can have fun making your own patriotic party favors for Independence Day.

These confetti poppers are a fun and safe alternative to fireworks, especially for children, and you’ll have a great time making them together. This post contains affiliate links.

Make your own 4th of July Confetti Poppers.  Simple and fun for all ages, these DIY confetti poppers are inexpensive to make. With a few supplies, you can have fun making your own patriotic party favors.

Here are some other activities for July 4th:

Parade Wand 4th of July Craft for Kids

Stars and Stripes Firecracker Craft for Kids

Q-Tip Painted Firework Craft

Patriotic DIY Ribbon Flip Flops

4th of July Confetti Poppers

Whether you are looking for a simple 4th of July party favor or want to start the picnic off with a bang, these confetti poppers are a load of fun. By making your own, you are saving money and making a perfectly safe. Make one or make a dozen, it is so simple.

Use this same technique to make poppers for every occasion, including gender reveal. I like to make these for T to play with on long afternoons.

Are confetti poppers safe?

Confetti poppers are safe. Even the store bought ones are not likely to cause any kind of damage. With these homemade confetti poppers, the only thing that forces the confetti out of the tube it the balloon. As you pull the balloon out, the air forces the confetti out of the end. Simple, easy and safe for all ages.

Confetti Poppers

What are confetti poppers made of?

  • Scrapbook paper, cut to approximately 4×6 to cover the cardboard tubes
  • Foil confetti (or use a hole punch to create confetti from construction paper)
  • Cardboard tubes (like clean toilet paper tubes or paper towel tubes cut in half)
  • Scissors
  • Balloons
  • Washi tape or decorative duct tape
  • Clear tape

supplies

How to Make Your Own Confetti Poppers

Cut scrapbook paper to fit around the cardboard tube.

paper towel rolls cut in half

Wrap a piece of scrapbook paper around each tube, lining the top of the printed wrap to the top of the cardboard tube, and attach with clear tape.

rolls wrapped in paper

Cut the top off each balloon. Tie a knot on the blowing end of the balloons. Stretch the cut end of each balloon over one end of each cardboard tube.

cut balloon

Use washi tape to cover the seam where the printed wrap meets the balloon. (Washi tape quality varies. If washi tape is not strong enough, duct tape can be used.)

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balloon on the end of the roll

Fill each confetti cannon with confetti.

To use, hold the confetti cannon firmly in one hand. With the other hand, pull the balloon tight and release it.

Confetti Poppers

Make your own 4th of July Confetti Poppers.  Simple and fun for all ages, these DIY confetti poppers are inexpensive to make. With a few supplies, you can have fun making your own patriotic party favors for Independence Day.
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4th of July Confetti Poppers

Make your own 4th of July Confetti Poppers.  Simple to make and fun for all ages, these DIY poppers are inexpensive to make. With a few supplies, you can make the best party favors for Independence Day.
Prep Time5 minutes
Active Time15 minutes
Yield: 1
Author: About a Mom

Materials

  • Scrapbook paper cut to approximately 4x6 to cover the cardboard tubes
  • Foil confetti or use a hole punch to create confetti from construction paper
  • Cardboard tubes like clean toilet paper tubes or paper towel tubes cut in half
  • Scissors
  • Balloons
  • Washi tape or decorative duct tape
  • Clear tape

Instructions

  • Cut scrapbook paper to fit around the cardboard tube.
  • Wrap a piece of scrapbook paper around each tube, lining the top of the printed wrap to the top of the cardboard tube, and attach with clear tape.
  • Cut the top off each balloon. Tie a knot on the blowing end of the balloons. Stretch the cut end of each balloon over one end of each cardboard tube.
  • Use washi tape to cover the seam where the printed wrap meets the balloon. (Washi tape quality varies. If washi tape is not strong enough, duct tape can be used.)
  • Fill each confetti cannon with confetti.
  • To use, hold the confetti cannon firmly in one hand. With the other hand, pull the balloon tight and release.

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