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Rocket Ship Name Craft [Free Template]

Are you working with your child on learning their name? If so, this rocket ship name craft is perfect!

It’s one of our fun rocket activities for kids that not only works on fine motor skills but also helps children identify the letters in their names.

We’ve given you a free printable template that will make this craft super easy too! On top of that, you can use the editable template to fill in your child’s name for them or print out the blank version for your child to fill in.

Either way, the finished product looks great on a bulletin board or fridge.

Watch our quick video tutorial to see exactly how to make this simple outer space craft.

Name Rocket Craft

rocket ship name craft image collage with the words rocket name craft in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • 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)

Scroll to the bottom to find the download form.

Directions

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

hand holding name rocket craft template

Note: Depending on the length of your child’s name you may need to have some of the rocket hang off the sides of the paper. Help the child lay it out before you begin gluing to see where to place the rocket on the background paper.

Glue the flame to the space background.

hand gluing flame to rocket name craft

Take the fins and glue them to the sides of the rocket base.

hand gluing fins to rocket name craft

Glue the rocket base on the far left of the background paper.

hand gluing rocket base to rocket name craft

Next, assemble the letters (or blank spaces) to create the child’s name and glue them in place.

hand gluing letter to rocket name craft

Make the top of the rocket by gluing the tip to the rocket’s top. Trim off any paper that hangs over the rocket.

hand gluing tip to rocket name craft

Once you have finished the child’s name, glue the rocket top to the right of the name so the rocket is complete.

hand gluing top to rocket name craft

Decorate the space background by placing start stickers or using gel markers to make your own stars.

hand putting star stickers on background

That’s it! Isn’t this a simple and fun craft?!

rocket ship name craft

Space Unit For Kids

Do you want to take your kids on a out-of-this-world adventure without leaving the comfort of your own home? Then space is the place for you!

It’s super easy to create a space unit for kids! With all of these cool ideas listed below, your kids are sure to have a blast and learn a ton!

Kids’ Books About Space

2 rocket name crafts

Space is a fascinating topic for kids of all ages, and there are plenty of great books out there that can help spark your child’s interest in the cosmos.

Reading aloud to your child is a great way to bonding and connection, and space-themed books provide a perfect opportunity to do just that.

Not only will they be captivated by the stories, but they’ll also get to learn about distant planets, stars, and other celestial bodies. And who knows? Maybe reading about space will inspire them to pursue a career in astronomy or astrophysics when they grow up!

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.

Kids’ Space Crafts

Crafting is a great way for young children to learn and have fun at the same time.

It helps them to develop their fine motor skills, as well as their creative thinking. And it’s a great way to encourage kids to be more hands-on and less reliant on technology.

Crafting also helps children to express themselves and to work through their emotions. It can be a therapeutic activity that allows them to process their feelings in a safe and healthy way.

Want even more space themed crafts? Try out one of these top ideas below:

space crafts for kids image collage

Paper Plate Sun Craft – This craft is super easy and great for young children to make! They’ll also be able to work on fine motor skills and scissor practice!

Earth Paper Craft – Teach kids about their own beautiful and amazing planet with this craft. It’s so cute, we just know kids will love it!

Paper Plate Rocket Craft – If you’re looking for a craft that’s out-of-this-world fun, try making paper plate rockets! This easy project is perfect for kids who are interested in space or transportation.

Space Activities For Kids

Space is an awesome theme for kids! It offers opportunities to learn about planets, stars, galaxies, and more. But did you know that space can also be used to promote fine motor skills, letter and number recognition, and more? That’s right – these space do a dot printables are perfect for parents who want to give their kids a head start in school.

Kids will love these space pattern block mats because they are colorful and engaging. Parents will love that they’re great for learning shapes and refining hand-eye coordination!

hand holding rocket ship name craft

Who doesn’t love play dough? This is not just any old play dough, this is space play dough with all kinds of cool space-themed trinkets to help encourage sensory play. Your kids have a blast playing with this stuff! And you don’t even need to worry about cleaning up afterward – everything comes in a handy reusable storage container.

Space is the final frontier! And we have the perfect way for your kids to explore it – with this outer space sensory bin! It’s packed with all kinds of goodies that will make your child feel like they’re right there in space. With this sensory bin, your child can pretend to be an astronaut, exploring new worlds and discovering new life forms!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

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!

Fun Space Activities

rocket ship name craft

Rocket Ship Name Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Are you teaching your child their name? If so, this fun rocket ship name craft is perfect!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Star stickers or gel markers
  • Rocket template

Instructions

  1. Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Note: Depending on the length of your child's name you may need to have some of the rocket hang off the sides of the paper. Help the child lay it out before you begin gluing to see where to place the rocket on the background paper.
  3. Glue the flame to the space background.
  4. Take the fins and glue them to the sides of the rocket base.
  5. Glue the rocket base on the far left of the background paper.
  6. Next, assemble the letters (or blank spaces) to create the child's name and glue them in place.
  7. Make the top of the rocket by gluing the tip to the rocket's top. Trim off any paper that hangs over the rocket.
  8. Once you have finished the child's name, glue the rocket top to the right of the name so the rocket is complete.
  9. Decorate the space background by placing start stickers or using gel markers to make your own stars.

Did you make this craft?

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Name Rocketship Template

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Marisa Correia

Monday 8th of August 2022

I would like this templet for an Art Project.

Sam

Monday 8th of August 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Samantha

Saturday 30th of July 2022

I would like the template of your art project. Thank You! You are the best!

Sam

Monday 1st of August 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Jeanne Seifert

Sunday 24th of July 2022

Please forward rocket ship template.

Jeanne Seifert

Sunday 24th of July 2022

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Eurielle

Wednesday 22nd of June 2022

Please send me the template. Thank you!

Sam

Wednesday 29th of June 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Carly

Monday 6th of June 2022

I would like the template of your art project.

Sam

Monday 6th of June 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

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