Looking for a fun space themed craft for kids? This toilet paper roll rocket craft is a simple and fun craft kids will love!
This rocket craft is perfect for a space themed birthday party, a space unit at school, or simply a fun art project for a space loving kid.
After crafting their toilet paper roll rocket, kids will love using their imagination to launch their rocket to the moon. They’ll also want to make this toilet paper roll astronaut craft!
Download and print out the free rocket template and follow the simple instructions below to make a super cute toilet paper roll rocket craft.
How to make a Toilet Paper Roll Rocket
- Colored craft papers
- Cardstock paper
- Toilet paper roll
- Craft glue
Download and print out the Toilet Paper Roll Rocket Template. Cut out all of the pattern pieces.
Select different colored craft paper for the rocket craft.
Use a heavier cardstock paper for the rocket stands. If you don’t have cardstock, you can use a piece of a cardboard box. Simply paint it or color it with a marker to get the color you’d like to have.
Choose colored craft or construction paper for the rest of the rocket pieces.
Trace and cut out the rocket pieces.
Cut a rectangle of craft paper to fit around the outside of the toilet paper roll.
Glue the flame cutouts together. Glue the smallest flame cutout to the middle flame cutout. Then glue the middle size flame to the largest flame.
Next make the two windows by gluing the smaller circle to the larger circle.
Wrap the toilet paper roll with the rectangle piece of paper. Add glue to secure the paper.
Glue the window cutouts on the toilet paper roll, as shown below.
Glue the flame cutout inside the toilet paper roll at the bottom.
Grab the stand cutouts and attach them to the toilet paper roll by inserting the toilet paper roll through the slits at the bottom of the rocket.
Stand the toilet paper roll up on the stands.
Get the cone piece.
Roll the cone piece to create the top of the rocket. Apply glue at the open ends to secure the cone top.
Attach the paper cone on the top end of the toilet paper roll rocket to complete the craft.