Paper Rocket Craft

By: Amanda A from
Paper Rocket Craft
Paper Rocket Craft

"Looking for the perfect craft for the space lover in your home? This cute paper rocket craft is a great afternoon activity to set off a great time exploring the stars. These paper rocket puppets are easy to make and allow for your kids to customize their rocket colors as they craft. With an easy to follow template, your kids will also practice their tracing and cutting skills. This paper rocket craft can be made into puppets or glued to paper and turned into the center piece for a drawing. Let your kids set their imaginations to work!"

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Construction paper
  • Popsicle stick
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors


  1. Select different colored papers. Try to use different colors for each part of the paper rocket to give it a fun look.

  2. Trace the template patterns on the selected craft papers and cut them out nicely.

  3. Stick the small flame pattern on the big flame pattern.

  4. Stick the small round cutouts in the middle of the big round cutouts.

  5. Stick the triangular cutout on the top end of the rocket base and the strip cutout along the bottom end of the rocket base.

  6. Stick the round cutouts (windows) on the rocket base, one below another.

  7. Stick the flame pattern on the bottom side of the rocket base, the flame should be facing towards the outer side.

  8. Stick the 2 stand cutouts on both sides of the base, near the bottom side.

  9. Stick the 3rd stand (the lens shaped cutout) in the middle of the bottom strip part of the rocket base.

  10. Attach the papercraft rocket with a popsicle stick to complete the craft.

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