A small firework shaped like an animal, vehicle or other structure. Novelties emit small sprays of sparks, crackle, whistle, and often move around the ground on wheels. Certain novelty devices you may find at a fireworks store have been deregulated by DOT as non-explosives, including: bang snaps, party poppers, some smoke items, most sparklers, snakes, and some other items.
Novelties are small fireworks devices with limited amounts of pyrotechnic material and many of them are some of the most fun and interesting of all fireworks items. These are great for kid's birthday parties.