Are you looking for a fun and festive way to ring in the new year? Will you be going out this New Year’s Eve or celebrating at home? Whether you’re hosting friends or simply celebrating with your family, these Printable New Year’s Confetti Cannons are so fun! And they’re simple to put together with just a few cheap supplies.
Printable New Year’s Confetti Cannons
New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, reflection, and making new resolutions for the year ahead. Many people around the world have their own traditions and customs for ringing in the new year. In some countries, it is tradition to eat certain foods on New Year’s Eve in the hopes of bringing good luck for the coming year. For example, in Spain, it is common to eat 12 grapes – one grape for each stroke of midnight – and make a wish with each grape. In the United States, it is common to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day for good luck, while in Germany, it is traditional to eat pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Eve for good fortune.
In addition to these traditions, there are many other ways that people around the world celebrate the new year. Some people attend parties or go out to celebrate with friends and family, while others prefer to stay at home and have a quiet celebration. No matter how you choose to celebrate, these printable confetti cannons are a fun and easy way to add some excitement and cheer to your New Year’s Eve celebration.
To recreate these cannons, you’ll need a few supplies:
*Printable confetti cannon wraps (found at the end of this post)
*Confetti (or use a hole punch to create confetti from construction paper)
*Cardboard tubes (such as clean toilet paper tubes)
After gather your supplies, print and cut apart the confetti cannon wraps.
Then, cut the top off of 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 duct tape to keep the balloon in place.
Wrap a printed confetti cannon wrap around each tube, lining the top of the printed wrap to the top of the cardboard tube, and attach with glue.
Use washi tape to cover the seam where the printed wrap meets the balloon.
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!
Ready to make your own? Grab the free printable here!
I wish you a wonderful year filled with new memories and opportunities. May all your dreams and goals be realized in the coming year. Here’s to a fantastic new year!