Homemade Rocket Craft For Kids

Are you looking to make a homemade rocket craft to make with the kids? If so, here is a fantastic step by step tutorial to make your very own space rocket craft using a toilet tube.

This is a fantastic recycled craft project and is a great way to get the kids interested in space and the solar system. You can build a homemade model rocket using the space rocket template at the end of this post. I hope you love this simple rocket craft idea. 

Supplies Needed For Your Toilet Tube Rocket Craft

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How To Make A Homemade Rocket

Here are the instructions for your toilet tube space rocket

Step 1:

We’ll need both craft papers and cardstock papers for this project.

Use craft papers to cover the toilet paper roll and to make the round windows of the rocket.

Use cardstock papers for the top cone and the stands of the rocket.

To get started, use a coloured craft paper to cover the entire outer surface of the tissue paper roll.

Step 2:

Select craft papers and cardstock papers for tracing the template patterns.

Trace the 2 round shapes on craft papers and trace the rest of the patterns on cardstock papers.

Step 3:

Take the pattern for the cone and apply glue along any one of its straight end.

Bring the 2 straight ends together by overlapping them and joining them along the glued part.

Press hold the glued part for a while to make sure that the cone shape is secured.

Step 4:

Take the craft paper covered tissue paper roll and stick the 2 round shaped papers on it.

Step 5:
Cut a 1 inch slit from the bottom open end of the roll; you will need to cut 4 slits on the bottom end of the roll criss-cross-wise.

Step 6:
Take any one of the stand patterns and attach it with the roll by inserting it through the slits.

Also cut slits along the red marked lines on the stand patterns.

Step 7:
Similarly, attach the rest of the stand cutouts.

Step 8:
Finally, attach the cone on the top end of the tissue paper roll rocket.

Your homemade space rocket craft is now ready.

Enjoy! 

Download Your Free Space Rocket Template Here! 

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Homemade Rocket Craft For Kids

kids homemade rocket craft

This is a tutorial on how to make a homemade rocket craft.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Tissue paper roll or toilet tube
  • Coloured craft papers
  • Pencil
  • Craft glue

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    We’ll need both craft papers and cardstock papers for this project.

    Use craft papers to cover the toilet paper roll and to make the round windows of the rocket.

    Use cardstock papers for the top cone and the stands of the rocket.

    To get started, use a coloured craft paper to cover the entire outer surface of the tissue paper roll.

    Select craft papers and cardstock papers for tracing the template patterns.

    Trace the 2 round shapes on craft papers and trace the rest of the patterns on cardstock papers.

    Take the pattern for the cone and apply glue along with any one of its straight end.

    Bring the 2 straight ends together by overlapping them and joining them along the glued part.

    Press hold the glued part for a while to make sure that the cone shape is secured.

    Take the craft paper covered tissue paper roll and stick the 2 round shaped papers on it.

    Cut a 1 inch slit from the bottom open end of the roll; you will need to cut 4 slits on the bottom end of the roll criss-cross-wise.

    Take any one of the stand patterns and attach it with the roll by inserting it through the slits.

    Also, cut slits along the red marked lines on the stand patterns.

    Similarly, attach the rest of the stand cutouts.

    Finally, attach the cone on the top end of the tissue paper roll rocket.

    Your homemade space rocket craft is now ready.

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