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Rocket Ship Headband Craft [Free Template]

One of our favorite craft types to make for kids are headband crafts! They’re not only fun for children to create, but they also love wearing them when they’re done.

If your child is learning about outer space or having a space-themed birthday party, this rocket ship headband craft is a great option!

Download the free printable template to make it from paper or print it out in black and white to have the kids color them in.

This activity is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary-aged children.

Also, be sure to check out all of our fun rocket activities for kids!

How To Make A Rocket Headband

rocket headband craft image collage with the words free printable rocket headband in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue
  • Markers or crayons (if using color in version)
  • Rocket ship template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding rocket headband craft template

Create the rocket by gluing the tip to the top of the rocket base. Trim off any excess paper that hangs off the rocketship.

hand gluing tip to rocket headband craft

Make the window by gluing the window piece to the window frame. Take the completed window and glue it to the middle of the rocketship.

hand gluing window frame to rocket headband craft
hand gluing window to rocket headband craft

Create the flames by gluing the yellow inner flame to outer red flame. Glue the completed flame to the bottom and back of the ship.

hand gluing flames together for rocket headband craft

Next, glue the fins on either side of the bottom and back of the ship base.

hand gluing fin to rocket headband craft

Finish off the ship by gluing the middle fin to the bottom of the ship.

hand gluing fin to rocket headband craft

Take the completed rocketship and glue it to the headband base. Use tape to attach a headband extender to both sides of the headband base.

That’s it! Now let your child wear this fun space headband!

rocket headband craft

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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Want more space themed crafts? Try out some of our favorites below:

printable rocket headband craft

For some educational space activities, try out these space pattern block mats or these space do a dot printables!

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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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Fun Space Activities

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Rocket Ship Headband Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This rocket ship headband craft is a fun space themed activity for kids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue
  • Markers or crayons (if using color in version)
  • Rocket ship template

Instructions

  1. Download the rocket ship template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Create the rocket by gluing the tip to the top of the rocket base. Trim off any excess paper that hangs off the rocketship.
  3. Make the window by gluing the window piece to the window frame. Take the completed window and glue it to the middle of the rocketship.
  4. Create the flames by gluing the yellow inner flame to outer red flame. Glue the completed flame to the bottom and back of the ship.
  5. Next, glue the fins on either side of the bottom and back of the ship base.
  6. Finish off the ship by gluing the middle fin to the bottom of the ship.
  7. Take the completed rocketship and glue it to the headband base. Use tape to attach a headband extender to both sides of the headband base.

Free Rocket Headband Template

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