Valentine Rocket – Valentine Craft for Kids
Kids will love making this adorable Valentine Rocket craft for Valentine’s Day this year! Turn a heart doilie, craft foam, and jumbo craft sticks into a super cute Valentine’s Day Rocket.
You likely have many of these craft supplies sitting around the house. Or, pick up every thing you need from the Dollar Store, Target, or even Amazon to make this super easy Valentine project.
Kids can make this quick and easy Valentine craft in under 30 minutes!
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If you are looking for a fun and easy Valentine Craft for kids to make, they’ll love this Valentine Heart Rocket! This DIY Rocket Ship Craft is perfect for Valentine’s Day.
How to make a Valentine Rocket
- Jumbo Craft Sticks
- Craft Foam (red, white, and/or pink)
- Heart Doilies (red, white, and/or pink)
- Felt Heart Stickers
- Glitter Foam Hearts
- Black Marker
- Low temp glue gun and glue sticks
- Acrylic Craft Paint in red, pink, and/or white
- Rocket template
Line up four jumbo craft sticks.
Cut another jumbo craft sticks in half. Attach the cut pieces of craft sticks across the first four craft sticks using hot glue to hold the four stick together. (see below)
*You can use regular craft glue for the rockets, but you’ll need to wait for it to dry before completing the rest of the craft.
Choose a paint color for your rocket. Paint the rocket, applying two coats if necessary for good coverage.
Download, print and cut out Valentine Rocket Patterns.
Choose a color craft foam to match your Valentine Rocket.
Trace the patterns onto the chosen foam piece with a pencil.
Cut out all of the traced rocket parts with scissors. Be sure to cut just inside the traced lines for a clean, finished project.
Attach rocket parts to the rocket base using the glue gun and glue sticks. See the photo below for the correct layering and placement of all rocket parts.
Choose a doilie (red, white, or pink). Cut the dolly in half with a pair of scissors.
Attach the two halves of the doilies to the back of the rocket with glue as shown below.
Attach two felt heart stickers to the front of each rocket. Feel free to mix and match the colors of the felt heart stickers on each rocket.
Attach glitter hearts to craft foam rocket flame with a glue gun and glue sticks.
Add details to the rocket with a marker drawing a variety of dots, lines, and stripes on the rocket. Use the photo below as a guide, or make up your own patterns to decorate your rocket with.
Create these bright and colorful Valentine Rockets with your kids today!