In this activity, the students will have a very safe fireworks display. They will make some paper fireworks. This will be fun especially for the students who are scared of real fireworks or for those who haven’t seen one before.
After this activity, the students are expected to make and decorate some paper fireworks to play with.
- Active and Engaged
- Skill Building
Cardstock (12″x12″ White)
Ribbons (5 assorted colors, 50cm each)
|10 or 20
Colored Paper/Old Magazines
- Confetti: small pieces of colored paper thrown during a celebration.
- Fireworks: a device containing gunpowder and other combustible chemicals that causes a spectacular explosion when ignited, used typically for display or in celebrations.
- New Year: the calendar year just begun or about to begin.
The tutor will ask the students how they celebrate New Year’s eve and what is their favorite part of this event. Then, the tutor will explain that New Year’s eve celebrations vary in every country. In most cases, people would have dinner parties and fireworks events. Fireworks events light up the sky every New Year’s eve. Though it’s adorable, many kids are scared of it because of its exploding sound. So, in this activity, the tutor will help the students make paper fireworks.
The tutor will begin by going over the questions for this activity. Next, an overview on how the activity will be done will be given, together with the introduction of the vocabulary words for the lesson and the expectations during the activity.
Questions for the activity:
- What is a reaction?
- What is Chemical Reaction?
Watch the video for step-by-step instructions.
Ask the students to pick the trash and put them in the trash bin.
This kind of activity is good to improve the students’ creativity. Being creative is necessary to our daily lives. It makes all things possible.
- Self-Efficacy: Young people believe in their own capabilities and their ability to learn, achieve goals, and succeed.
- Interpersonal Skills: Young people use effective communication and collaboration skills to establish and maintain positive and productive relationships.
- Self-Management: Young people regulate and monitor their own behaviors, feelings, and impulses in order to make responsible decisions, maintain focus, and achieve goals.