Firework Ideas For Sensory Kiddos



1. Prepare your kiddos ahead of time what to expect

2. Noise cancelling headphones (Em's For Kids)

3. IPod/Mp3 player with favorite music

4. Ear plugs

5. Reading books about fireworks to prepare them

6. Sunglasses

7. Being held and hugged tightly

8. Practice with a couple small fireworks at home

9. Don't watch them too close, watch them from a  distance

10. Watch fireworks online before you go (YouTube)

11. Watch them in a spot not crowded with too many people


12. Only stay as long as they are enjoying the fireworks

13. Have your kiddos pick out a comfortable chair for seating

14. Bring a weighted blanket/lap pad 

15. Brings a favorite  stuffie/toy for comfort

16. Have an escape plan when they are ready to leave

17. Check locally for sensory friendly fireworks

18. Reassure your kiddo that they are safe

19. Let your kiddo choose where to watch them and sit

20. Give your kiddo tasks such as handing out snacks to have some control

21. Give your kiddo a camera to take pictures

22. Take glow sticks

23. Essential oils for calming

24. Post a visual of the big day to prepare them (weekly schedule)