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40+ National Star Wars Day Ideas For Kids

May the 4th be with you!

This Star Wars Day, celebrate by doing one (or all) of these fun activities with your young Jedi. From recipes to make in the kitchen to crafts, printables, and more, we have rounded up all the best ideas!

If your kids love Star Wars, they will definitely be excited to do any one of the activities.

Read on below to discover all the different ways you can incorporate Star Wars Day ideas for kids into your family’s life!

Star Wars Day Activities

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We’ve broken down all the cool Star Wars ideas into three categories: Star Wars food, Star Wars printables, and Star Wars crafts and activities. Scroll down to find exactly what you’re looking for!

Star Wars Crafts & Activities

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How cute is this popsicle stick Baby Yoda craft? If you’ve got mini popsicle sticks at home, you must try this fun craft! Create Boba Fett and BB-8 mosaics with legos and this free printable.

With just a few supplies, your kids can make this menacing Death Star paper plate craft.

This Chewbacca paper bag puppet craft is perfect for kids of all ages. With just a few simple supplies, you can help your little ones bring this lovable Wookie to life. May the force be with you!

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Make this cute baby Yoda card craft for someone special! It’s especially great to give Dad for Father’s Day to tell him “Yoda best Dad in the world”!

This Baby Yoda headband craft is easy to make and perfect for any little Jedi-in-training. Make it from colored paper or print out the black and white version to color in instead.

It’s Star Wars Day and what better way to celebrate than by making this adorable Darth Vader paper bag puppet craft with your kids? They’ll have a blast pretending to fight against the Rebel Alliance, and you’ll love seeing their creative little minds at work.

Your little reader will love making one of these Darth Vader origami bookmarks. If you’re searching for more origami activities, check out this origami Yoda.

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Do an easy and fun art project with the kids when you make this watercolor droid paper craft. Switch out your kiddo’s normal lunch bag for this DIY stormtrooper paper bag.

All those toilet paper rolls will go to good use when you make this toilet paper roll Yoda craft.

Have some reluctant hand washers in your household? Maybe this DIY Star Wars shaped soap, this Han Solo frozen in carbonite soap, or this Millenium Falcon soap will help them stay at the sink a few seconds longer.

Your little ones will love bringing their favorite droid to life with this R2D2 craft. And who knows, maybe they’ll even get inspired to create their own Star Wars characters!

These lightsaber sensory bottles are mesmerizing for kids (and adults) of any age. This Death Star pinata takes celebrating Star Wars Day to a whole new level!

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Do a quick after-school craft the kids will love when you make this Yoda paper bag puppet. Or this perler bead R2-D2 craft.

Reading will be made more fun when your child uses these DIY lightsaber reading pointers.

Love handprint crafts? Have your kids make two of the most lovable Star Wars characters with this Baby Yoda handprint craft and this R2D2 handprint craft.

Encourage quiet time and imaginative play when your kids use this fun Star Wars play dough kit.

With just a few recyclables and supplies, your kids can make these awesome X-wing fighters, this cute R2-D2, or another cool R2-D2 papercraft.

This DIY Darth Vader ornament is not only good for Christmas but with a small modification would also make a cool backpack pull too!

Make these fun Porg paper chains with just a few supplies lying around at home. See it in action below:

Free Star Wars Printables

Decorate the house with these Star Wars party printables before your kids wake up to surprise them and set the tone for the day.

Have bookmarks in a flash with these Star Wars bookmark printables.

Get a few moments of quiet time while your children are doing these free printable Star Wars I Spy games.

Give your kids a challenge with this free Star Wars word search. Or see how many words they can find in these Star Wars word cloud worksheets.

If you have little ones, they’ll love this Star Wars inspired preschool pack.

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Do some Star Wars coloring with these adorable Star Wars coloring pages featuring BB-8, R2-D2, and Grogu. There are also these Star Wars: Force Awakens coloring sheets that would make a great laid-back activity.

Wrap a mini chocolate bar for a sweet surprise with these mini Hershey’s candy bar wrappers or wrap your child’s drink in this free printable Yoda soda label.

Even though these Star Wars cards are intended for Valentine’s Day, they’d actually work perfectly as lunch box notes too!

Challenge the kids to a Star Wars creative writing contest and use these Star Wars notebook printables.

Add a little extra something to their cupcakes with these free printable Star Wars cupcake toppers.

If your family wants to play some Star Wars games, download this Star Wars Minute To Win It activity pack.

Star Wars Food Ideas

Start the morning off right with these easy and cute BB-8 pancakes.

Send your little one to school with a Star Wars themed lunch. Or if they are home for the day, make them these fun BB-8 quesadillas.

Do your kids want a little after-school snack? Try one of these Star Wars themed snacks that include Death Star cheese, grape lightsabers, or Chewbacca crispy cakes.

Need a sweet treat to end the night? Try these Star Wars Wookie cookies. Or maybe these lightsaber cereal bars. Or these awesome Star Wars sugar cookies.

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Get some girl power in for the day with these Princess Leia cupcakes.

If you’re more of a cake pop kinda family, try these cool Death Star cake pops. There are also these awesome Darth Vader cupcakes.

Want something a little more chocolatey? Then make these chocolate dipper TIE fighters.

If you’re really going to celebrate Star Wars Day, there’s no better way to do it than with a Darth Vader cake (no special pan required!). If you’re looking for a little bit less dark side dessert, check out this adorable Ewok cake.

This candy-filled Death Star cake is what Jedi dreams are made of.

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Phew, that’s quite the list of activitites. Which one are you going to try with your kids or students? Let us know in the comments below!

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