Paper Plate Space Craft For Kids

Paper Plate Space Craft For Kids

If you’re looking for space craft for kids then look no further! This super simple and easy space rocket craft uses only a few supplies and can be whipped up in no time!

paper plate space craft for kids

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Supplies For This Preschool Space Rocket Craft

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How To Make This Space Rocket Craft

I’ll now show you a step by step guide for making this space rocket paper plate craft! It’s really easy and simple and if you don’t have a paper plate, you could make this paper craft on a card stock background or even paint your own space scene to place your rocket ship and planets on.

Step 1: Making The Space Rocket

First, collect all the listed materials/supplies.

Use the PDF template to cut out all the pieces for the rocket for the paper plate space-craft.

Step 2: Assembling The Space Ship

Glue the red triangular piece on one end of the rectangular piece.

Step 3: Adding Circles To The Space Rocket

Then, glue the red circles on the rectangular piece aligned horizontally.

Step 4: Completing the Paper Rocket Ship

Then, glue the fins of the rocket on the bottom (opposite of the nose cone).

Step 5: Adding Fire To The Space Ship Craft

Then glue the smaller piece of the fire inside the larger piece.

Now take the fire, and glue it on the backside of the bottom of the rectangular piece (in between the rocket’s fin).

Step 6: Creating Paper Planets And A Background

Cut out a dark blue card-stock paper in the size of the circle inside the paper plate.

Then glue the dark blue circular card-stock inside the paper plate.

Step 7: Making The Earth From Paper

Cut out the pieces for the earth on blue and green paper.

Glue the smaller pieces inside the blue circle and allow the glue to dry. Similarly make rest of the planets.

Preschool Space Craft

Once you have added all your planets to the paper plate your space scene is complete.

Make the rest of the planets, cut out the stars, and arrange them inside the paper plate.

Yield: 1

Paper Plate Space Craft For Kids

paper plate space craft for kids

This is a tutorial on how to make a paper plate space craft.

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

Materials

  • Paper Plate
  • Colourful Craft Paper
  • Paper Glue
  • Colourful Marker Pens

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    First, collect all the listed materials/supplies.

    Use the PDF template to cut out all the pieces for the rocket for the paper plate space-craft.

    Glue the red triangular piece on one end of the rectangular piece.

    Then, glue the red circles on the rectangular piece aligned horizontally.

    Then, glue the fins of the rocket on the bottom (opposite of the nose cone).

    Then glue the smaller piece of the fire inside the larger piece.

    Now take the fire, and glue it on the backside of the bottom of the rectangular piece (in between the rocket’s fin).

    Cut out a dark blue card-stock paper in the size of the circle inside the paper plate.

    Then glue the dark blue circular card-stock inside the paper plate.

    Cut out the pieces for the earth on blue and green paper.

    Glue the smaller pieces inside the blue circle and allow the glue to dry. Similarly, make the rest of the planets.

    Once you have added all your planets to the paper plate your space scene is complete.

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paper plate space craft for kids

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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