How To: Make Fireworks with Marshmallows

Make Fireworks with Marshmallows

How to Make Fireworks with Marshmallows

In this tutorial, we learn how to make some 4th of July fireworks using marshmallows. If sparklers are unavailable or illegal in your area, marshmallows make for a great alternative!

First, you will need a sparkler composition, then grab large marshmallows. The sparkler composition ratio I used is:

  • Potassium Nitrate - 6
  • Granular Magnesium - 4
  • Charcoal - 1

It is possible that course aluminum could be substituted for the Mg. Many other compositions are also able to be bound with this method.

Knead your marshmallow into the composition until it turns into a molding clay. Keep working at this until the entire marshmallow is in the composition. When finished, take a sparkler stick and place a ball of composition onto it. Then, roll it down the stick with your hands. If it starts to get sticky again, use charcoal to put onto it.

When you're finished, you can light the sparkler on fire and enjoy! Be careful, if there is too much composition on the marshmallow the flame will be extremely high.

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