This infographic may help put things in perspective! Sparklers are home fireworks that are preferred by children and young adults because of how brilliant and flashy they are, and how easily available they often are. But, as we’ve mentioned before, sparklers reach temperatures above 1,800° Fahrenheit, hot enough to melt gold. It’s twice as hot as the temperature at which wood burns. Sparklers require caution! Let’s handle these bright symbols of Fourth of July carefully, and make sure our kids remember home celebrations fondly.