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Rocket Father’s Day Card Craft [Free Template]

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Father’s Day is coming up soon…Are you ready?!

If you want a quick, easy, and cute Father’s Day craft to do with the kids, this rocket Father’s Day card is perfect!

Download the free printable template and make it from paper or print the rocket out on white paper for the kids to color in.

This rocket activity for kids is great to make with preschoolers, kindergarten, and early elementary children.

Check out our quick video tutorial below to see how we made it and get ready to help Dad feel special!

Easy Father’s Day Craft

rocket father's day card image collage with the words rocket father's day card craft in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers or crayons (for color in version)
  • Star stickers or gel markers
  • Rocket template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding rocket father's day card craft template

Take the fins and glue one on each side of the bottom of the rocket.

hand gluing fins to rocket father's day card

Glue the engine to the bottom and back of the rocket.

hand gluing engine to rocket father's day card

Glue the window frame in the middle of the words. Next, glue the window in the middle of the frame.

hand gluing window frame to rocket father's day card
hand gluing window to rocket father's day card

Take the inner flame and glue it to the outer flame, then glue this to the backside of the engine.

hand gluing inner flame to outer flame of rocket father's day card
hand gluing flames to rocket father's day card

Glue the tip of the rocket to the top of the base. Use the scissors to trim off any excess.

Next, glue the rocket to the black piece of paper.

hand gluing rocket to black paper

Decorate the paper to look like space. We used gel markers on one and shiny star stickers on the other.

hand placing star stickers on rocket father's day card

That’s it! Hide it from Dad until the big day; he’s bound to love it!

hand holding rocket father's day card

Space Unit For Kids

Want to create a themed unit around this craft? We’ve got lots of ideas to get you started.

First, start off with books! They’re great for reading comprehension and vocabulary. Below are some of the most popular space books for kids.

8 Little Planets is a fun space book for the youngest of kids. It has engaging rhyming words and cute illustrations!

On The Launchpad is a simple space themed book for young children learning how to count! Read it nightly to help them learn!

My First Book of Planets is perfect for children who want to learn more about space.

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For more space themed activities, try out some of our favorites below:

rocket father's day card

If your child enjoys sensory play, try this space play dough kit or this outer space sensory bin.

Share With Us

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More Fun Space Activities

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Rocket Father's Day Card Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers or crayons (for color in version)
  • Star stickers or gel markers
  • Rocket template

Instructions

  1. Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take the fins and glue one on each side of the bottom of the rocket.
  3. Glue the engine to the bottom and back of the rocket.
  4. Glue the window frame in the middle of the words. Next, glue the window in the middle of the frame.
  5. Take the inner flame and glue it to the outer flame, then glue this to the backside of the engine.
  6. Glue the tip of the rocket to the top of the base. Use the scissors to trim off any excess.
  7. Next, glue the rocket to the black piece of paper.
  8. Decorate the paper to look like space. We used gel markers on one and shiny star stickers on the other.

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