DIY New Years Eve Party Crackers Template

Our DIY New Year's Eve Party Crackers are the best last-minute craft project to welcome the new year! PLUS we have a cracker template to make it super simple.

DIY New Years Eve Party Crackers


Oh, what a year it has been! As we're getting closer and closer to the end of this odd year, we though it would be lovely to make something fun to welcome the new year. 

How, you ask? With some fun crafting projects, of course!

In today's craft, we'll show you how to make these easy DIY crackers, step-by-step. Plus, we're giving away a cracker template, so you don't have to worry about a thing! Just make sure to download our free party cracker template and get the printer ready. 

Although my kids enjoy making these party crackers just for fun, you can also use them as a last-minute gift. These make for an adorable touch in your decor if you're hosting a New Year's Eve gathering! 

Dry on ideas? Say no more! Check out some more ideas for Celebrating New Years' Eve with kids and try some of these fun New Year Eve activities. If you want more New Years Eve craft projects, have a look at our cute New Years' Eve Party Blowers for Kids and our Countdown Bags for this special night!

It might be a little late now, but we also have make your own Christmas crackers that might be good for next year! 

New Years Eve Crackers

DIY New Year's Eve Party Crackers

DIY Party Crackers - Supplies:

  • Party cracker template 
  • Glue
  • Coloured pencils or markers
  • Scissors

DIY Party Crackers - Instructions:

STEP 1: Get the party cracker template ready!

First things, first! Snatch up a copy of our printable cracker template. Scroll down below and grab it. Once you have it, print it out and make sure you have all the supplies you need to make these cuties! 

cracker template

START 2: Colour cracker template.

Invite the kids to decorate the party crackers!  Put the cracker template on a flat surface, have a few different coloured pencils and markers laid out, and encourage the little ones to colour in all the areas.

STEP 3: Put your DIY crackers together!

Once you have finished your colouring session, take the cracker template and using scissors cut out each shape following the lines printed on the template. 

Then, start folding both sides of your cut out cracker and glue the flaps just like the template directions show.

New Years Eve Crackers

Party Crackers

Let the glue dry and... just like magic, your party crackers are all ready! Why not add a few little surprise gifts, jokes or party hats before you seal your crackers up to surprise everyone on New Years Eve?


To download these New Year's Eve Party Crackers for free click on the link below and use the discount code:crackers. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

printable party cracker template

I wasn't lying when I said how easy these cute party crackers are to put together! We hope you and your little ones enjoy making these DIY New Years Eve party crackers... Happy New Year!

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