Making a Drinking Straw Space Rocket

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February 22, 2019

Straw Space Rocket - ready to launchTry this fun indoor craft activity for your toddler to play with especially on a rainy day. This could also be a great party favor. It is easy to make, affordable, and will be lots of fun for your toddler, especially if playing with friends/sibling(s).


Total Time: 15 minutes


  • paper straw(s)
  • construction paper
  • glue stick
  • tape
  • scissors
Straw Space Rocket - supplies


  1. Cut out shapes to resemble a space rocket (rocket ship body, wings, circle, and you will also need a rectangular piece).
  2. Straw Space Rocket - cut out parts of the rocket
  3. Tape/glue your rocket together.
  4. Straw Space Rocket - adding fins to body of rocket on back
    Straw Space Rocket - front view
    Straw Space Rocket - add circular window
  5. Wrap your rectangular piece around your straw as pictured and tape.
  6. Straw Space Rocket - wrap the paper rectangle around the straw and tape
    Straw Space Rocket - taped in place
  7. Then fold the top over and tape like pictured.
  8. Straw Space Rocket - fold top over and tape again

  9. Glue/tape space rocket to your straw (launcher). Then your child will blow the straw and the rocket will launch!
  10. Straw Space Rocket - tape or glue the launcher to the back of the rocket
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February 23, 20190 found this helpful

Very cute. Great for parties! :)

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February 25, 20190 found this helpful

Oh yes! Great for parties too :)

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