Make Your Own Fireworks & Pyrotechnics
Have you ever wanted to make your own fireworks? These are instructions for fireworks projects so you can make your own homemade fireworks.
Colored Smoke Recipes
Colored smoke is easy to make and requires few ingredients. Here's a list of some colored smoke formulations to try.
Smoke Bomb Instructions
You can easily make a smoke bomb using inexpensive materials to produce safe smoke.
Colored Fireworks Rainbow Demonstration
Make a colored fireworks rainbow. Burn the same chemicals used to color fireworks, in a row to produce a rainbow effect.
Classic Chemical Volcano
Here are the instructions for making the classic chemical volcano. This demonstration uses ammonium dichromate to produce 'Vesuvius fire', with glowing sparks and a cone of deep green ash.
Black Snakes or Glow Worms
You can make black snake or glow worm fireworks yourself, safely and easily.
Learn how to make your own sparklers, for Independence Day or New Years Day fun. Use your understanding of chemistry to color the sparks.
Smoke Bomb Video Tutorial
Smoke bombs are the easiest and safest do-it-yourself firework project. You only need two inexpensive, non-toxic ingredients and it only takes minutes to make. Watch and learn how you can cook up a smoke bomb at home.
How to Make Black Powder or Gunpowder
Black powder is used in fireworks and pyrotechnics. It's easy to get, but if you are a real do-it-yourself type, here is how to make it.
Colored Fire Spray Bottles
You can spritz a flame with chemicals to change the color of the fire. Colored fire spray bottles are easy to prepare and use common chemicals.
How To Color Fire
Have you ever wanted to color fire? Here are simple, nontechnical instructions for making your own colored flames. Add extra interest to your fireplace or campfire!
Green Fire Instructions
It's easy to make brilliant green fire. This cool chemistry project only takes two household chemicals.
A waterfall firework produces a long-lasting shower of glittering sparks, like a fiery waterfall. Here are instructions for making a waterfall firework yourself.
How To Make a Roman Candle
A Roman candle is a relatively simple firework that shoots fireballs into the air. Here are instructions for how to make a homemade Roman candle.